Business plea

Trade associations' appeal to government highlights future opportunities for repair sector

Published:  21 November, 2008

TRADE association bosses have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling asking for a range of measures to help stimulate the ailing motor retail sector during the economic downturn.

Increasing capital allowances for business and fleet buyers, particularly for buyers of commercial vehicles.

Shelving budget 2009 plans to reform business car capital allowances. The letter claims the overall impact and timing is "unhelpful".

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