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27 January 2017 | 5660 views | 0 | Recommends 0
Small businesses have long been hailed as the backbone of the UK economy – and rightly so. At the start of 2016 the combined annual turnover of SMEs was £1.8 trillion, so it’s no surprise Philip Hammond threw his weight behind them in this year’s Autumn Statement. Yet, as the Federation of Small Businesses has called out time and again, SMEs are h...