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Employers looking to tighten up on expenses

Increasing numbers of businesses are planning to scrutinise employee expense claims more closely in the future.

Micro businesses need more help with training

The UK’s smallest businesses are losing out on government-backed training schemes and should have a dedicated skills body that more effectively represents their needs.

Red tape imposing costly 'burden' on European businesses

The cumulative cost to Europe’s businesses of the various regulations and rules with which they must comply amounts to €1 trillion over the past 11 years, it has been claimed.

Level of R&D tax credit rejections 'increasing'

Concerns have been expressed at the number of research and development tax credit claims that are being turned down.

Sick notes to be replaced with 'fit notes'

The government has unveiled the introduction of a new ‘fit note’ scheme aimed at encouraging employees to stay in work rather than join the long-term sick.

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