The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has called on the Scottish Parliament to introduce tax breaks for distribution firms as part of its Get Scotland Trading manifesto. The trade association also wants the introduction of a small business fuel allowance, similar to the winter fuel allowance for older people. FPB, chief executive Phil Orford, says: “We know high fuel costs are a major barrier to firms in the more remote parts of Scotland – the cost of distribution has been […]
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.
Lancashire courier Sameday was given the opportunity to share concerns about road repairs and business finance with chancellor George Osborne last week.