Proposals that could cut the length of time employers have to consult with their employees on large scale redundancies by up to a third have been published by the government.
Businesses and other organisations operating websites have been told that regulators want “good compliance, not rushed compliance” with a law requiring them to gain visitors’ consent before logging information about them.
Young entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an £80 million-plus fund designed to help up to 30,000 businesses get off the ground.
The UK’s creative industries are set to benefit from tax reliefs that are among the most generous in the world, according to the government.
More than 1,000 people are taking a step towards a new career by booking a start-up market pitch as part of a UK-wide Love Your Local Market campaign.
A leading accountancy organisation has warned that the majority of UK businesses have no contingency plans in place in response to the economic turmoil in the eurozone.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched new guidance on safety testing of electrical appliances, saying that unnecessary checks are costing office-based businesses an estimated £30 million a year.