Miliband, who spoke for over an hour, discussed a number of issues affecting SMEs, including a cut for business rates and the need to increase bank lending to viable organisations.Below, Aldermore Bank have collated a number of updates from Twitter users during the event. You can read the top tweets from the Liberal Democrat Conference here. Speaking to SMEs, @Ed_Miliband admits, "Many small businesses have had really difficult experiences with their banks." #LAB13 — Aldermore Bank (@AldermoreBank) September 24, 2013 Amazing @Ed_Miliband speech, great policies @theforestofdean @FoDLabour, goodby bedroom tax hello frozen energy bills + fairness for SMEs — Janet Royall (@LabourRoyall) September 24, 2013 Tax cuts for 1.2m #SMEs rather than few large corps! @Ed_Miliband hitting all the right spots for me so far in his conf speech. — Ben Crouch (@BenCrouchMcr) September 24, 2013 .@Ed_Miliband "We have to support our small businesses, the vibrant, dynamic businesses that will create wealth in Britain" #Lab13 — FSB (@fsb_hq) September 24, 2013 Also liked in @Ed_Miliband speech, support for Green Economy and for small businesses — Roger Truelove (@RogerTruelove) September 24, 2013 Small businesses finally get some good news with @Ed_Miliband pledging to cut business rates #lab13 — Emily Darlington (@emily4MK) September 24, 2013 Ed Miliband: "jobs will be created from large numbers of small businesses not a small number of large businesses." #Lab13 — Shaista Gohir (@ShaistaGohir) September 24, 2013 @Ed_Miliband: future jobs will come from a large no. of small businesses, not a small no. of large businesses. Tax cuts for small business — Oona King (@Oona_King) September 24, 2013 The content published on this website is intended to provide information only. The reader should seek advice from experts on the subject matter and independently verify the accuracy and relevance of any information provided here before relying upon it or using it for any reason. You can view our terms and conditions here.