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


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.


Government proposes to revamp R&D tax credits for small businesses

A consultation document from the Government published on Friday acknowledged there was “merit to the case for further support” to small and medium-sized businesses


Mini Budget – what it means for small businesses

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announces raft of measures to boost business growth, including scrapping planned corporation tax and National Insurance rises, raising the limit on Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme investment, and creating low-tax investment zones to encourage new industry


Businesses call for immediate emergency Budget

British Chambers of Commerce call on chancellor Rishi Sunak to reverse National Insurance rise, slash VAT on energy bills to 5% and reinstate free Covid testing for 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.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.