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Big names back disabled employment drive

Leading UK employers, including Barclays, Fujitsu and Sainsbury’s, have pledged to increase employment opportunities for new and existing disabled staff and develop good practice around disabled people in their workforces. Their commitment came on 28 January, as latest employment statistics showed there were now 250,000 more disabled people in work in Britain this year compared …

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New financial reporting rules come closer

The government has published its plans for implementing a new EU Accounting Directive consolidating legislation on financial reporting. In a response to a consultation carried out last year, published on 27 January, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills said it intended to introduce measures, including: adopting the maximum thresholds available under the directive to …

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All change on business names

Changes to the rules governing the names of companies and other businesses took effect on 31 January. The reforms, which have been introduced following consultation, will reduce the number of “sensitive” words and expressions that can be included in a business, limited liability partnership or company name without approval from Companies House. Those dropped from …

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R&D regime set for reforms

The government is seeking views on ways to make it easier for companies to claim research and development (R&D) tax credits. The tax credit regime provides valuable tax benefits to companies investing in R&D that advances science or technology. Currently, around 15,000 large, medium and small companies claim R&D tax credits, receiving more than £1.4 …

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