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New graduate internship programme for small businesses

The government is to establish a special internship scheme aimed at helping smaller firms recruit graduates.

Reminder on changes to the national minimum wage

Employers are being reminded that new hourly rates for the minimum wage have come into effect.

Internet takes biggest slice of UK advertising spend

The UK has become the first major economy in the world in which more money is spent on internet advertising than on television commercials.

Tax system could be more helpful to business

There is room to make the UK tax system more business-friendly, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has claimed.

Van owners (and VAT) to benefit from extended car scrappage scheme

The government’s decision to extend the car scrappage scheme could prove helpful to businesses with vans.

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