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"Rural business rate relief comes as a welcome relief to small and medium sized businesses" PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 November 2016
James Broadhead, CEO of Close Brothers Motor Finance, comments on a relief for rural business rates announced in today’s Statement: “Today’s reforms to rural business tax rates will come as a welcome relief to small and medium sized businesses. Increases to the national living wage and pension auto-enrolment have burdened small businesses nationwide, and so this tapered and measured business rate relief for rural areas will go a long way in ensuring their future prosperity. 

“We work with many car-dealerships in rural regions across the country and we understand the challenges they face on a day to day basis from changes to regulation. Today they can feel positive about a change that should improve local business confidence and inspire growth in the economy.”
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