Rows over Budget - Today's small business news roundup

  • By Josh Hall
  • 22 March 2012
Rows over Budget - Today's small business news roundup

Budget rows, fuel duty, and retail falls - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.

The Chancellor has faced criticism over yesterday’s Budget announcement following suggestions that thousands of taxpayers could be brought into the 40p tax band.

Read the Simply Business guide to the Budget and your business.

The AA expressed disappointment that the planned 3 pence fuel duty rise was not postponed.

The motoring group said the rise would cause motorists “more pain at the pumps.” [Guardian]

UK retail sales fell in February according to new figures from the ONS.

Total sales volumes dropped by 0.8 per cent when compared with the previous month. [BBC]

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