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Review of IR35 'long overdue'

The IR35 regime requires a comprehensive review, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has said.

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Chancellor urges banks to up business lending

The Chancellor, George Osborne has called on the UK’s banks to improve the level of access that smaller firms have to finance.

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Government publishes a raft of tax consultations

The Treasury has issued nine consultation papers on various aspects of the personal and business tax system in what amounts to a far-reaching overhaul of the entire regime.

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Prospect of rise in energy costs for business

Businesses have been warned that they could see a steep rise in energy costs over the coming years.

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New paternity leave plans may be amended

New rules which will allow fathers to take longer periods of paternity leave could be changed by the coalition government.

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Reform local regulation body, not scrap it

The body responsible for monitoring the effects of business red tape on a local scale should be reformed rather than abolished, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said.

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VAT increase could be 'detrimental'

As many as one in three firms are worried that the planned increase in VAT could have an adverse effect on their business, a new survey has claimed.

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