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Regulations taking their 'toll' on small businesses

The government has been urged to do more to reduce the adverse impact of regulation compliance on smaller firms following a study that claims red tape costs employers some £12 billion a year.

Pension taxes for high earners may affect broader savings

Planned changes to the way the pensions of higher earners are taxed could have a far-reaching impact on retirement savings in general, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has said.

Employers looking to freeze pay

Over a half of employers are planning to keep wages on hold during the next round of pay talks, a new survey has indicated.

New higher rate of tax could be 'harmful' to the economy

A think tank has argued that the new 50p tax rate could be damaging to the UK’s economy.

Proposed broadband speeds too slow for businesses

The government’s targets for future broadband speeds lack ambition and will not benefit businesses, it has been claimed.

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