Spending Review 2010: Concerns aired over SME impact

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“George Osborne and Vince Cable’s discussion on the issue of access to finance for small businesses in August, and the subsequent Green Paper, provided a shining beacon of hope for firms struggling with accessing finance. Yet we now see Osborne cutting the budget for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills by 7.1%, at a time when investment in private sector businesses is imperative for economic growth. Hopefully the issues raised within the paper will still be addressed rather than

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