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Government to clamp down on tax non-compliance

The Treasury has signalled its intention to act against those who do not comply with the UK’s tax laws.

Let business fuel the recovery, government told

Businesses must be given the freedom to create jobs and to drive the economy, a leading business group has said.

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.

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.

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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