Business management

Executive pay to be scrutinised

Business secretary Vince Cable has published a discussion paper into executive pay in a bid to 'call time on pay outs for failure'.

Read more »

Plans to reduce reporting obligations for smaller firms

Countless numbers of smaller businesses could find themselves faced with a much simpler system of reporting their financial position if Government proposals get the go ahead.

Read more »

School leavers lack employability skills

Concerns over the skill levels of school leavers have been heightened by a new report which indicates that employers are increasingly unwilling to take on young recruits.

Read more »

Small firms unprepared for change to retirement age

Large numbers of smaller employers are not ready for a major change in employment law which comes into effect as from October.

Read more »

Employers offered guidance on new pension regulations

The Pensions Regulator has issued guidelines for employers on how to deal with the upcoming new mandatory, auto-enrolment workplace pension scheme.

Read more »

Regulations costing businesses billions annually

Small firms are spending a collective £16.8 billion a year complying with business regulations, it has been claimed.

Read more »

Fathers turning down chance of paternity leave

There is evidence that new fathers are unwilling to take up the parental leave rights available to them because families are worried about the subsequent loss of earnings.

Read more »

Government wants views on integrating income tax and NI

The Government has published preliminary, guideline ideas for merging income tax and national insurance and is keen to collect evidence on the matter.

Read more »

Make carbon reporting mandatory but also flexible

The CBI has said that the Government needs to make carbon emission reporting mandatory but also urged a simplification of the rules.

Read more »
Syndicate content