Government Announcements

Spotlight - Government Announcements

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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Government publishes a raft of tax consultations

The Treasury has issued nine consultation papers on various aspects of the personal and business tax system in what amounts to a far-reaching overhaul of the entire regime.

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Prospect of rise in energy costs for business

Businesses have been warned that they could see a steep rise in energy costs over the coming years.

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