Did the Budget answer the big question of how the economy can get going?
Now the myriad of measures has had time to sink in, here is the full gamut of reactionfrom the UK's business groups, big and small.
In sum, they have a lot to be pleased about, and the measures have been widely welcomed, but they don't want the government to think it's 'job done'.
As John Cridland, the leader of the CBI, put it to me earlier, we are starting to see a "nudge towards a plan for growth".
Nearly two years into the coalition, some feel it's taken rather too long.
"This recovery is all about jobs," entrepreneur James Caan told ITV News, "and I think there were a number of ingredients in this menu today that focus very specifically on that."
"We don't think that the outlook for the economy or for the government's finances is very different from the picture we painted in November of last year," says Robert Chote, chair of the Office for Budget Responsibility.
"That's because people are still dealing with their debts, and the availability of credit to businesses is not as good as it could be."