High streets are facing challenges such as the rise of internet shopping, which is why the Government is offering practical support. That's why we've doubled the amount of small business rate relief and extended it for a year to help up to half a million new and smaller shops.
For budding entrepreneurs, we're providing over £80 million of start-up loans for young people starting their own businesses.
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