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March 04, 2016 - Rachel Miller
The British Chambers of Commerce, the Forum of Private Business and the Federation of Small Businesses have said they will not pick a side when it comes to the EU referendum
The Federation of Small Businesses is calling on Chancellor George Osborne to use the forthcoming Budget to deliver fundamental reform of business rates and simplify the tax system.
New research has found that on average the UK's freelancers and micro-businesses only get paid for two-thirds of the work they do for customers.
Businesses that are shopping around for a workplace pension provider in order to comply with auto-enrolment have been warned by the Pensions Regulator that some schemes may be risky.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
February 26, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Over a quarter of SME owners plan to take special dividend pay-outs ahead of forthcoming tax rises in April 2016.
An independent think tank is calling for a new "welfare settlement" to support the growing numbers of self-employed workers in the UK.
There are concerns that the Government is planning to water down its much-anticipated reform of business rates, due to be unveiled in next month's budget.
Worries about pay and fears about committing to a career for life are stopping young people from taking up apprenticeships according to a new study.
February 19, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Business groups and the Government have welcomed the findings of a review of self-employment in the UK that says more must be done to support those that work for themselves.
New research into the UK's most entrepreneurial cities has found that Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester are outperforming London.
Wage inflation is likely to fall this year with average pay rises of 1.2% expected during 2016, according to HR body the CIPD.
Nearly two-thirds of senior business people say that the outcome of the Prime Minister's current renegotiation is unlikely to change how they will vote in an EU referendum.
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