Osborne's statement good news for SMEs

Worcester-based CB Chartered Accountants managing partner John Painter has welcomed measures announced in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement that are set to benefit SMEs and ensure their success. Painter believes the promotion of competition for SME credit and encouraging more apprentices to start work, as well as extending the Small Business Rate Relief, shows that the government recognises the importance of small businesses to the UK's economy.


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