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  • September 24, 2010 - Anonymous

    Check HR policies to comply with Equality Act, warns law firm

    Small firms should review their employment policies to make sure they comply with the new Equality Act, when it is introduced on the 1 October Common Commencement Date (CCD).

  • September 24, 2010 - Anonymous

    Employers get help preventing staff stress

    Businesses can get advice on managing staff stress and avoiding the legal pitfalls associated with the problem, following the publication of a free guide by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

  • September 21, 2010 - Anonymous

    Business crime rates unchanged despite recession

    Business crime rates remained stable within the last two years despite predictions that the recession would trigger an increase, research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found.

  • September 21, 2010 - Anonymous

    Bars and retailers must adapt to slump in alcohol consumption

    Bars, pubs and shops will need to diversify to survive, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has warned – after its research found annual alcohol consumption last year fell by the greatest a

  • September 21, 2010 - Anonymous

    Fair trading website offers retailers guidance

    The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched a website to help retailers comply with the law, after finding that many businesses were unaware of their obligations to consumers, writes Clare Bu

  • September 21, 2010 - Anonymous

    Green small firms offered £40k Shell grants

    Climate-conscious small firms have until 5 November to pitch for a grant of up to £40,000 by entering the Shell Springboard awards.

  • September 20, 2010 - Anonymous

    NFEA makes BRAVE decision

    Start Up Donut syndicator and Bristol-based enterprise agency BRAVE has been voted Small Agency of the Year at the 2010 National Federation of Enterprise Agencies (NFEA) Awards.

  • September 17, 2010 - Anonymous

    Pre-Budget report “would not be missed”, says business group

    Small businesses will not miss the Pre-Budget Report (PBR) if it is scrapped from this year as has been widely reported, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said, writes Kate Horstead.

  • September 17, 2010 - Anonymous

    One in eight town centre shops empty, report finds

    The number of empty retail premises in UK town centres increased to 13 per cent over the past year, research has found.

  • September 17, 2010 - Anonymous

    “Universal service” essential for small firms in Royal Mail modernisation

    The Government must ensure any modernisation of Royal Mail retains the “universal service obligation” which small businesses are so reliant on, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said.

  • September 17, 2010 - Anonymous

    Last chance to win a “business knighthood”

    Outstanding businesses still have time to enter this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise and be in with a chance of winning a “business knighthood”, organisers have said.

  • September 14, 2010 - Anonymous

    National Insurance exemption begins for start-ups

    Start-ups outside London, the South East and east of England no longer have to pay employers' National Insurance Contributions (NICs) in their first year of trading, following the launch of a tax e

  • September 14, 2010 - Anonymous

    Online retailers lose out due to delivery concerns

    Online retailers are losing sales as customers are not completing orders due to delivery concerns, research from Royal Mail has revealed.

  • September 14, 2010 - Anonymous

    Workplace deaths higher than official estimates, warns TUC

    The Government needs to do more to encourage occupational safety, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said, warning that official estimates of deaths at work don't cover the thousands of fatalit

  • September 14, 2010 - Anonymous

    Equal pay guidance clarifies rules for small firms

    Small-business owners unsure about their equal pay obligations, can clarify their responsibilities following the publication of a free online guide by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC

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