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The latest news on the laws affecting small businesses

The last thing a small business wants to do is fall foul of the law. To avoid any nasty surprises, we're bringing you details of the laws, legislation and legal cases that could have a telling impact on startups, SMEs and established businesses

UK Businesses Urged to Join Truck Cartel Legal Claim

UK Businesses Urged to Join Truck Cartel Legal Claim

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UK Businesses Urged to Join Truck Cartel Legal Claim

SMEs could be entitled to compensation following the price-fixing scandal that saw five truck manufacturers fined €2.9 billion by the European Commission

Commercial Finance Brokers Warned Over Introducers

Commercial Finance Brokers Warned Over Introducers

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Commercial Finance Brokers Warned Over Introducers

The NACFB has advised commercial finance brokers to check whether their introducers are authorized to make referrals, following recent regulatory changes

Apple Ordered to Repay Irish Tax of €13 Billion

Apple Ordered to Repay Irish Tax of €13 Billion

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Apple Ordered to Repay Irish Tax of €13 Billion

The European Commission rules that agreement between Apple and the Irish government is illegal, and orders the repayment of up to €13 billion in unpaid tax

Google and HMRC Face Public Accounts Committee

Google and HMRC Face Public Accounts Committee

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Google and HMRC Face Public Accounts Committee

Public Accounts Committee due to question HMRC and Google over 'Sweet Heart' tax deal today

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

Small Welsh Town Goes Offshore

Small Welsh Town Goes Offshore

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Small Welsh Town Goes Offshore

'Fair Tax Town', Crickhowell in Wales, finds a legal loophole to avoid paying tax in protest of a fairer tax system.