Accountancy Age

GROWTH and financial access will become easier for small firms in the UK by 2014, according to new research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Year-on-year the Small Business Index measure of confidence in small firms has grown for four consecutive quarters. In Q4 2013 it was up 27.2 points to +21.6, from -5.6 in Q4 2012. “Confidence has been in positive territory for a full year, giving economic growth…