Regulations

A report has found that government departments are still putting together legislation that affects businesses without due consideration of the cost to firms.

An independent review of the regulations affecting small businesses has made a number of recommendations aimed at helping firms comply with the law.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a guide to help small firms cope with the economic downturn.

The government has accepted a request from the Low Pay Commission to delay an announcement of its recommendations on this year’s rise in the national minimum wage.

Businesses are being reminded that the penalties for breaking workplace health and safety laws have increased following the introduction of the Health and Safety Offences Act 2008.

Syndicate content