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March 27, 2014 - Rachel Miller
As people retire later, many businesses could have four generations of employees working together, according to new research by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
The latest research into the number of women in the boardroom shows that numbers are continuing to climb, but business and government commentators agree there's more work to be done.
IT directors are playing an ever-greater role in the strategic direction of UK businesses, according to a new report by Vodafone UK.
Economic growth slowed in March to an eight-month low after hitting record levels in February, according to the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Growth Indicator Survey.
Our round-up of other small-business stories making the headlines this week...
March 20, 2014 - Rachel Miller
UK freelancers and small businesses are not getting paid for a third of the time that they actually spend working, according to FreeAgent.
Many online retailers are failing to provide shoppers with good enough customer support, according to research by 7.
March 19, 2014 - Rachel Miller
A "steady-as-you-go Budget" that "passes the business test" – that's the verdict of UK business groups on George Osborne's 2014 Budget.
George Osborne's 2014 Budget has delivered tax savings for low- and middle-income earners, a raft of new measures to help savers and pensioners, and a commitment to support British exporters and manufacturers.
March 13, 2014 - Rachel Miller
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called on the government to give small businesses the same level of consumer protection when drafting legislation as domestic customers.
The government has approved a rise in the National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour, with more than one million people set to see their pay rise by as much as £355 a year.
The decision by the government to put off a revaluation of business rates until 2017 will cost 40% of UK retail businesses dear, according to new research by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Retail.
The Communities and Local Government Committee has called on councils to improve their procurement processes and make it easier for local small businesses to win and fulfill contracts.
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