Government Announcements

Spotlight - Government Announcements

Planned rise in state pension age 'premature'

Proposals to increase the state retirement age for men in 2016 have been described as too hasty by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

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Tax changes may lead to rise in incorporations

Increasing numbers of sole traders may switch to limited company status as a result of the tax rates announced in the emergency Budget.

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Business red tape to see one-in, one-out system

The government has announced a series of measures aimed at reducing the level and cost of business red tape.

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Immigration cap worries businesses

The government's proposal to limit the number of skilled workers coming to the UK from outside of the EU has prompted concerns among the business community.

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Review of IR35 'long overdue'

The IR35 regime requires a comprehensive review, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has said.

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Chancellor urges banks to up business lending

The Chancellor, George Osborne has called on the UK’s banks to improve the level of access that smaller firms have to finance.

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