Government Announcements

In his first major speech as Business Secretary, Vince Cable committed the government to taking a tougher line on parts of the banking system that have “not served enterprise in this country as well as they could”.

The government has outlined the first phase of its plans to reduce the level of regulation affecting businesses.

The government is looking to carry out a wide-ranging reform of the pensions system.

The government has yet to make a decision on the exact nature of proposed increases in capital gains tax.

The directors of the UK’s largest companies will have to be re-elected on an annual basis as part of a revised code of corporate governance.

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