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Help small firms recruit younger workers, government told

Smaller businesses can play a vital role in reducing unemployment amongst young people, provided they are given support by the government.

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Employers given more time to prepare for pension reforms

The government’s pension scheme for lower income employees is not to be introduced fully until 2016, a year later than originally planned.

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Ruling goes against retirement age legal challenge

Employers will still have the right – for now – to ask employees to retire at the age of 65 following a judgement in the High Court.

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Companies House to run limited services during system change

Companies House has said that its services will be affected for a short period of time as it alters its systems to deal with the final implementation of the Companies Act 2006.

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Pensions levy needs to be responsive to economic conditions

The levy raised by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) in order to safeguard the savings of pension scheme members is running the risk of hampering the economic recovery.

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New helpline set up for vulnerable workers

Employees who are experiencing illegal working terms and conditions now have a single helpline to call in order to seek advice about their rights.

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Pensions should lose inflation protection

The government has been urged to review a rule that boosts incomes from final salary pension schemes by the rate of inflation each year.

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Keep apprenticeships affordable, says CBI

Apprenticeship wages should not be set at such a level that they price people out of training, it has been argued.

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Jobcentres failing to help small businesses

The Jobcentre Plus network needs urgent reform if it is to combat rising unemployment and to help small firms recruit new employees.

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HMRC announces harmonised interest rates

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced the new interest rates that will be charged for and paid on late and overpaid taxes.

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