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Business lease terms should be more flexible

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has re-iterated its call for more flexible lease terms in a week that saw many businesses facing large quarterly rent bills.

Small employers 'unaware' of extra holidays for staff

A large number of small firms appear to be unaware that the statutory minimum holiday entitlement is to rise for employees.

Government says business lending scheme is working

The government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme has processed more than 1,300 eligible loans worth almost £145 million, Peter Mandelson the Business Secretary has said.

Recession tax relief measures could 'discriminate' against some businesses

Unincorporated businesses could miss out on a tax relief scheme introduced by the Chancellor in the pre-Budget Report.

Businesses failing to tap into workers’ skills

Firms are not making full use of the skills and talents of their workforces, a new study has claimed.

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