Lancashire courier Sameday was given the opportunity to share concerns about road repairs and business finance with chancellor George Osborne last week. The meeting, which took place with other North West businesses and representatives from the Forum of Private Business last Friday (5 April), covered subjects such as finance for small businesses, local council business rates and road repairs. Sameday director Tracy Hoather said that poorly maintained roads were causing unnecessary cost, as stones are regularly chipping windscreens and potholes […]
Operators working for Mars UK have hit out at a change in their payment terms, which have increased from 90 to 120 days, claiming the situation will damage cashflow so much that they may not re-tender for the business.
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.