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Small businesses more positive about economic climate

The number of Small Businesses worried about the threat of economic conditions has halved. 21% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) rate the current economic climate as a major obstacle to their business in Q4 2013, down from a peak of 37 % in Q1 2012, according to a study by BDRC Continental.

While it is still the top rated factor of those tested, amongst some SMEs it is now no more of a barrier than legislation and regulation.

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