Red tape freeze extended

10 Jun 13

From 2014, businesses with fewer than 50 employees are to benefit from the same regulatory exemptions that currently apply to smaller businesses, as the government continues its drive to reduce red tape.

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New MOT testing could hit small businesses

04 Jun 13

EU plans to introduce additional MOT testing on light trailers and tractors have been opposed by MEPs in Brussels.

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New law clarifies insurance cover

25 Apr 13

Changes to insurance laws which came into effect this month are likely to benefit consumers and the way they make claims.

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National Minimum Wage to increase

16 Apr 13

The UK adult National Minimum Wage is to increase by 12p to £6.31 an hour with effect from 1 October 2013.

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Businesses welcome EU-UK relationship change

15 Apr 13

Businesses broadly support the idea of a 're-negotiation' of the UK's relationship with the European Union, a survey conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed.

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