Business

RURAL business leaders have launched a campaign calling for more investment in the countryside.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:40

Call for rural productivity evidence

Rural businesses and communities are being asked to help explore issues around rural productivity and growth in south-west England.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 09:47

'Digital tax' proposal ditched - for now

Rural businesses have welcomed a government decision to drop its Making Tax Digital plan from the Finance Bill.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 18:26

Rural caution over Budget U-turn

The Rural Services Network has welcomed a government decision to abandon a planned increase in national insurance payments by the self-employed.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 14:20

Little joy in Budget for rural business

THE government's Budget contained little joy for businesses in the countryside, say rural leaders.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:58

EU funding for M3 rural businesses

Rural businesses around the M3 motorway are to receive a share of £3.6m in European funding.

Monday, 23 January 2017 13:57

Rate reform could destroy rural businesses

Rural communities will be among the biggest losers from what is described as a radical reform of business rates.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:07

£6.75m from EU on offer in Cumbria

Rural businesses and communities are to benefit from £6.75m of EU funding being made available in Cumbria.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 15:45

£1.4m business boost for East Devon

East Devon District Council is helping local rural businesses to apply for £1.4m in EU funded grants.

Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:37

Chancellor unveils 100% rural rate relief

Rural rate relief will increase from 50% to 100% from next April, saving a business up to £2900 a year.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 09:08

£4m for rural tourism in Cumbria

THE government has unveiled a £4m fund to repair damage caused by winter storms in Cumbria last December.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 10:13

Funding for rural projects in Norfolk

RURAL businesses will continue to benefit from a £9m European funding initiative managed by Norfolk County Council.