Government Announcements

Spotlight - Government Announcements

New Prompt Payment Code measures announced

New measures to support Prompt Payment Code have been backed in a letter from Small Business Minister Margot James.

Read more »

Pensions Dashboard prototype due in March 2017

The Treasury has announced the first prototype of the Pensions Dashboard will be ready by March 2017.

Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016 date announced

Philip Hammond will present his first Autumn Statement as chancellor to parliament on 23 November 2016.

Read more »

Lifetime ISA details confirmed in Savings Bill

The government has published its Savings Bill covering the details and bonuses of the Lifetime ISA.

Read more »

Gender pay reporting set for introduction in October

New rules for reporting gender pay by employers with more than 250 employees will come into force on 1 October 2016.

Read more »

Advisory fuel rates update

Advisory fuel rates for company cars have changed as of 1 September 2016.

Read more »

Start-up loans reach £250 million

Are you an entrepreneur? Start-up loans made available for young businesses have reached £250 million.

Read more »

Brexit round-up: Hammond guarantees funding

Here is a round-up of the top Brexit-related stories this week.

Read more »

Interest rate cut: reaction

The Bank of England has cut interest rates for the first time in 7 years. We look at the reaction from major business and industry bodies.

Read more »

Older workers stay in employment

There are now 9.4 million workers aged over 50 in employment, according to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Read more »
Syndicate content