Government Announcements

One of the world’s leading think-tanks has expressed concern over government decisions to curtail funds aimed at getting the unemployed back into work.

Following the announcement that the government is to go ahead with the introduction of the Equality Act, a leading employers’ group has claimed that one aspect of the legislation could have an adverse effect on the number of women in higher paid jobs.

There are hopes that a business lending forum set up by the last government may survive the current administration in some form.

A new Cabinet committee, tasked with the job of reducing the heavy burden of red tape on business, has convened its first meeting.

The quality and scope of regulation impact assessments need to improve, a report has recommended.

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