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Date: 16 Apr 2014

Warning over self-employment surge

A surge in the number of people becoming self-employed has been responsible for the increase in the UK's jobs total over the past few years,...

Date: 15 Apr 2014

MPs ‘alarmed’ at casual labour rise

A committee of MPs has said it is alarmed at the rise of casual labour in the UK, adding that zero-hours contracts are creating a...

Date: 14 Apr 2014

Older women ‘need flexible working options’

Charities have called for more flexible working opportunities for older women, following research which suggested they are facing employment difficulties.

Date: 11 Apr 2014

Firms to gain cyber security support

The Government is looking to arm businesses with the cyber skills they need to thwart the efforts of computer hackers, under a new scheme.

Date: 10 Apr 2014

New HS2 compensation package unveiled

The Government has unveiled an improved compensation deal for owners of properties close to the proposed HS2 rail line.

Date: 09 Apr 2014

Calls to replace inheritance tax

Around a tenth of all estates will be liable for 40% inheritance tax by the end of the decade, according to researchers.

Date: 08 Apr 2014

April 2014 – get ready for the employment law changes

A number of changes to employment law took effect from 6 April this year

Date: 08 Apr 2014

Workplace dispute scheme ‘boosts economy’

Efforts to resolve workplace disputes before they reach the tribunal stage have saved the economy £19 million, according to the conciliation service Acas.

Date: 07 Apr 2014

Charities face new online scrutiny

Charities have been warned that they will need to start using a new online form to publish their annual returns.

Date: 04 Apr 2014

Champagne and canapés as B P Collins Springs into Action

Champagne and canapés set the tone as more than 80 clients and their guests enjoyed a host of lifestyle and beauty tips from an array...