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Apprenticeships bill seeks to boost training levels

The government’s Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill has been published, representing the first complete overhaul of apprenticeship legislation for nearly 200 years.

Business groups call for government intervention on credit

Conditions will worsen for UK businesses over the next three months as a result of the squeeze on credit unless the government takes further action, the CBI has warned.

Parking space tax would 'hit' businesses

Firms could be facing a huge tax bill on their car parking spaces if a new levy goes ahead, it has been claimed.

Consultation begins on taxpayers’ charter

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a draft of a taxpayers’ charter and is inviting the views of the public and businesses on it.

More lending not just cheaper borrowing, business urges

The Bank of England’s decision to lower interest rates to a new historic low of 1 per cent has been met with a mixed reaction from the business community.

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