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Date: 31 Oct 2014

Employment reforms ‘worrying businesses’

New employment regulations relating to shared parental leave and pensions auto-enrolment remain a major worry for UK firms, new data shows, even though many expect...

Date: 30 Oct 2014

Bankruptcies reach 15-year low

The number of individuals facing bankruptcy in England and Wales dropped to its lowest point in 15 years during the third quarter, new figures show.

Date: 29 Oct 2014

Ministers aim to clamp down on late payments

A code of practice which seeks to tackle the issue of late payments between businesses is to be enhanced by a new board of advisers.

Date: 28 Oct 2014

Charlotte’s SportsAid grant puts her career well on course

Charlotte West, the teenage golfer from Buckinghamshire who has taken the golf world by storm, has received a £750 grant from the Bucks SportsAid Foundation

Date: 28 Oct 2014

Study reveals SME funding concerns

Just one in four of the UK's small and medium-sized firms think the Government and lenders are offering enough funding support to them, a new...

Date: 27 Oct 2014

Profit warnings ‘highest since 2008’

Growing levels of competition have led to the highest number of third-quarter profit warnings among UK-listed firms in six years, new data has revealed.

Date: 24 Oct 2014

Employers ‘must do more’ for older workers

Employers are losing out on the skills and experience possessed by a "missing million" of ageing workers, a new report has claimed.

Date: 23 Oct 2014

Charities watchdog promised more powers

The Prime Minister has indicated that stronger powers will be offered to the charity watchdog, along with £8 million in extra funding, to tackle bogus...

Date: 22 Oct 2014

HR Leadership Forum explores effective ways to manage an age-diverse workforce

HRP Holdings, the leading wholesaler of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in Slough, recently played host to the third Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce HR...

Date: 21 Oct 2014

Family Law Reform: promotes joint parental involvement

What is known as The Parental Involvement Provision comes into force on 22 October 2014, and is part of the Children and Families Act 2014.