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Executive Pay Targeted by Government White Paper

Executive Pay Targeted by Government White Paper

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Executive Pay Targeted by Government White Paper

A new report reveals that FTSE 100 bosses earn 150 times more than employees, and says executive pay should be decided by a ‘shareholders committee’

Government Says Deliveroo Must Pay Drivers National Living Wage

Government Says Deliveroo Must Pay Drivers National Living Wage

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Government Says Deliveroo Must Pay Drivers National Living Wage

The government has told Deliveroo it can’t pay its workers less than the national living wage unless the courts decide that they are self-employed

National Living Wage has Little Impact on Employment

National Living Wage has Little Impact on Employment

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National Living Wage has Little Impact on Employment

Businesses are responding to the National Living Wage by increasing prices and cutting profits, according to a new report

Check Your Pay for National Living Wage, Suggests UK Government

Check Your Pay for National Living Wage, Suggests UK Government

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Check Your Pay for National Living Wage, Suggests UK Government

The National Living Wage is due on Friday 1 April - government urges workers to look at payslips to check they're getting the right salary

Osborne Reveals 2016 Budget

Osborne Reveals 2016 Budget

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Osborne Reveals 2016 Budget

Budget 2016: A quick look at news for SMEs and entrepreneurs from George Osborne's April budget announcement

Sunday Times Best Companies Recognised in Awards

Sunday Times Best Companies Recognised in Awards

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Sunday Times Best Companies Recognised in Awards

The annual prestigious Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Awards take place this week, recognising great employers in the UK – big and small

Pay Rise Expectations Fall to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

Pay Rise Expectations Fall to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

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Pay Rise Expectations Fall to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

Business owners expect lower rate in staff pay rises, according to CIPD Labour Market Outlook. Reasons include low inflation and increases in staff costs

SMEs Left Feeling 'Confused' and 'Pressured' by Auto-Enrol

SMEs Left Feeling 'Confused' and 'Pressured' by Auto-Enrol

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SMEs Left Feeling 'Confused' and 'Pressured' by Auto-Enrol

New survey by FSB reveals that auto-enrolment is creating additional pressure and confusion among small enterprises yet to set up schemes for staff

'Make Tax Digital' Urges Removal of Quarterly Tax Return Requirement

'Make Tax Digital' Urges Removal of Quarterly Tax Return Requirement

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'Make Tax Digital' Urges Removal of Quarterly Tax Return Requirement

Government says firms don't need to submit four tax returns a year. And a petition forces Parliament to debate planned reforms to small business tax returns

Bosses Urged to Prepare for National Living Wage

Bosses Urged to Prepare for National Living Wage

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Bosses Urged to Prepare for National Living Wage

On 1 April 2016 the new National Living Wage comes into effect. The government is urging employers to take "4 simple steps" to prepare for the change.

54% of Firms Fear Impact of NLW

54% of Firms Fear Impact of NLW

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54% of Firms Fear Impact of NLW

New survey says 54% employers will feel impact of National Living Wage, starting in April 2016. Businesses to improve efficiency and productivity to cope.

Women Effectively Working for Free Until End of 2015

Women Effectively Working for Free Until End of 2015

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Women Effectively Working for Free Until End of 2015

Women earn 14.3% less than men despite Equal Pay Act 45 years ago. But there are positive signs of change at senior level.