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Business support scheme reform needed, says FSB

Small businesses are not getting enough local or national support, according to a report by the Federation of Small Businesses.

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Scotland tax devolution legislation published

Draft legislation that will see the devolution of tax powers to Scotland has been published by the UK government.

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Government scheme approves 25,000th business loan

The Start Up Loan Company has approved 25,000 business loans, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced.

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Northern Ireland could set corporation tax from 2017

The bill that would permit corporation tax powers to be devolved to Northern Ireland has been published by the government.

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Government curbs holiday pay ruling

Employers may see the potential costs caused by the November 2014 holiday pay ruling reduced after the government announced measures to limit employees' ability to claim backdated holiday pay.

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Auto enrolment hits 5 million milestone

The number of employees automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme has reached 5 million, according to the Pensions Regulator.

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Durability of pension reforms questioned

The government's flagship pension policies may not survive a change of government, according to a survey of financial advisers by investment platform provider AJ Bell.

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Shared Parental Leave comes into effect

New Shared Parental Leave regulations have come into effect, allowing parents more flexibility in how they look after their child during the first year after birth.

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Pension reforms questioned by industry body

The government's pension reforms still raise many "questions and uncertainties", the National Association of Pension Funds has said.

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EU regulation cuts benefit SMEs

British businesses have saved more than £200 million during the first year of a government campaign to reduce EU regulations, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced.

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