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Tories don’t understand startups – give us your offices instead

Dave Cameron, in a refreshing bit of public politics, says how he’s going to help startups

any new business that starts up, the first ten people they employ, they don’t have to pay National Insurance [payroll tax]

You can tell Dave hasn’t done any startups… the only ones that reach ten people in the first year (see the small print) are well-funded and not going to notice 13% off their payroll bill.

Why not scrap the quangos and bureaucrats and give their offices to startups? That really would help.

Here’s the video – quote at 1:50 and enjoyably direct throughout:

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