Regulations costing businesses billions annually

Small firms are spending a collective £16.8 billion a year complying with business regulations, it has been claimed.

Extra support for apprenticeships

The Government has announced a £25 million fund intended to support a further 10,000 apprenticeship places.

Employers more optimistic

The last few months have seen a series of mixed signals given out on the employment market, but a new survey has suggested that employers are feeling more confident about the future.

Employers urged to make sure students don't overpay tax on summer jobs

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reminded both employers and students about the paperwork needed to ensure that there is no unnecessary payment of tax for summer jobs.

Government announces funding for skills development

The Government has set out where the first round of skills investment will be spent under the Growth and Innovation Fund.

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