EXCLUSIVE: We asked James Caan what the #1 businesss killer was

The entrepreneur and former Dragons’ Den investor tells us about business’ biggest problem

Business rates are “killing” SMEs, according to celebrity entrepreneur James Caan.

We managed to grab the businessman for a quick chat amid the crowd at the Federation of Small Business Keep Trade Local event at the Houses of Parliament earlier this week.

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Top of the agenda at the event were measures to support local high streets, and the audience of small and medium-sized business bosses heard from London MP and former Olympics minister Dame Tessa Jowell, who called for better parking in suburban London high streets.

James Caan tells us what he thinks about business rates

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