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Firms advised against employment law 'complacency'

The recent rise in the number of tribunals, fuelled by recession-lead redundancies, should alert firms to the importance of complying with employment law.

Consumers should be able to sue for compensation

Consumers are losing some £3.3 billion a year to underhand sales practices and should have the right to take traders who behave unlawfully to court in order to win compensation, a watchdog has argued.

Stakeholder pensions could be approaching 'obsolescence'

Sales of stakeholder pensions have fallen by 28 per cent in the last year, prompting speculation that the schemes are nearing the end of their usefulness.

Recession pushes green policies down the business agenda

Smaller businesses are devoting less attention to green policies as they cope with the economic downturn, a new survey has revealed.

Chance to offer views on business rates revaluation

Firms are being reminded that they can express their views on the transitional arrangements for the next business rates revaluation.

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