Budget 2012: Business wanted more action on red tape

 BUSINESS leaders today expressed disappointment that Chancellor George Osborne did not go further in cutting the burden of regulation on business.

Despite cutting corporation tax, reviewing the way small businesses pay tax and promising future action on measures hated by firms such as the carbon reduction commitment, the Chancellor's third Budget did not go far enough for business organisations.

John Cridland, director-general of the CBI, said: "Fa... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...

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