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


How Spring Statement 2022 affects small business

How will Spring Statement 2022 affect your small business? Analysis and insight into what Wednesday's announcements by Chancellor Rishi Sunak mean for Britain's 5.5m 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.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks