The government has today released proposals which would give Ofgem greater power to get fair outcomes for consumers and small businesses when they suffer a loss due to energy suppliers failing to meet their legal responsibilities.
Britain is on the brink of a lasting recovery, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as momentum builds in the global economy.
Entrepreneurs and investors have teamed up with organisations including Microsoft, Silicon Valley Bank and consultants McKinsey to launch a scheme to encourage “the best and brightest” graduates to start businesses instead of choosing a conventional career.
Businesses will be spared thousands of hours of form-filling each year in a Government move to restore common sense to health and safety.
Business leaders have urged ministers to do more to help companies create a “pro-employment landscape” as a change to employment law comes into force.
A change to the rules on reporting workplace injuries will save British firms thousands of hours completing official paperwork.
Employment tribunal changes will come into effect on Friday that will make it easier for businesses to take on staff and improve the process when staff have to be let go.
A new financial institution set up by the UK government to finance charities and community groups has been launched.
An 11-year-old boy’s plan to save the eurozone has been commended in a major competition that has attracted some of the world’s top economists.