National Enterprise Network reminds the Chancellor: “In your drive to woo the voters remember that Small Businesses employ more than half of them.”

National Enterprise Network (NEN), representing the agencies that support many of the country’s small and start up businesses, is looking to the Chancellor to entice small business owners in his September 4 Autumn Statement, alongside the other budget relaxations he has flagged, with the prospect of a general election on the horizon.

National Enterprise Network welcomes Chancellor’s support for high street enterprise

National Enterprise Network, representing many of the country’s enterprise agencies, has welcomed the confirmation from the Chancellor that funding for small businesses, which has previously been available through European Funding, will continue to be made available through the British Business Bank on the exit of the UK from the EU. Furthermore, the extension of the Start Up Loan funding to 2021 will mean that loans to start up businesses will continue to be made available through some enterprise agencies.

Autumn Budget 2017 – NEN’s view

On Wednesday 22nd November 2017, Philip Hammond presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament. Dawn Whiteley, National Enterprise Network’s CEO shares her view on the impact this budget will have on the enterprise sector. “For our members and their clients, this budget is perhaps relevant more for what it didn’t do, than what it did. The […]