An archive of stories on smallbusiness.co.uk concerning the Autumn Budget of the British Government, examining the impact on UK small businesses.

Business Loans

Recovery Loan Scheme up to £10m will replace CBILS and BBLS

In his Budget, Rishi Sunak has announced a Recovery Loan Scheme to replace the CBILS and Bounce Back Loan schemes


Self-employed to be offered fourth and final £7,500 grant in Budget

Over a million self-employed excluded from Government Covid-19 support set to be ignored again in next week’s Budget

Government Grants

Rishi Sunak Summer Statement what it means for small business

Rishi Sunak announces £9bn Jobs Retention Bonus, giving SMEs a £1,000 grant for every furloughed employee they take back as part of package of measures to help business


Is the Autumn Budget lacking a long-term objective?

David Fort of Haines Watt Manchester thinks that the Autumn Budget lacked long-term objectives: do you agree?


Autumn Budget 2018: key points

Overall, the Autumn Budget contained a lot of positive nuggets for small businesses – here are the key points from the Chancellor's speech.

Business management

What do small businesses want from the Autumn Budget?

It's all well hearing what the Chancellor is doing for small businesses off the back of this year's Autumn Budget, but what do entrepreneurs actually want?


Autumn Budget 2018 predictions: what small businesses should know

The Autumn Budget 2018 is on 29th October and small business owners should be paying close attention. Here are a few predictions of what will feature in the Chancellor's speech.


How to do your market research on a shoestring budget

Jane Frost CBE, CEO of the Market Research Society, talks about how you can do useful market research, even on a tight budget.


Autumn Budget 2017: Bold or boring? The small business reaction

In the aftermath of chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammonds Autumn Budget 2017, the UK's small businesses react.


Autumn Budget 2017: A small business guide

Chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, announces the Autumn Budget 2017 and outlines his plan for the future of Britain.


Autumn Budget 2017: What small businesses want

With the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, set to announce the autumn Budget today, we take a look at what small businesses want.

Accounts & Tax

CFOs and finance directors share their hopes for the Autumn Budget

With the Autumn budget set to be announced on the 22nd November, CFOs and financial directors discuss their hopes for the statement.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves