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The government has set up a review to examine whether a publicly backed venture capital fund is needed to help small, high growth firms with their financing.

The economic downturn looks set to reduce dramatically the proportion of people who pay income tax at the 40 per cent rate.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced changes to the advisory fuel rates for company cars as of 1 July.

The government’s main scheme for encouraging the banks to lend to SMEs during the recession has gained the backing of business groups.

Reports suggesting that the government may look again at plans to extend paternity leave have received a welcome from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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