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Forced retirement appeal fails
A Supreme Court ruling in a key direct age discrimination case is a reminder to employers that a worker’s age should not be “shorthand” on which to base their ability to do their job, says the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
First-time employers get online help
A new online toolkit has been launched to give first-time employers a step-by-step guide to their obligations when taking on a member of staff.
E-traders urged to set tax records straight
People trading on the internet who haven’t paid all the tax they owe are being invited to come forward and pay up under a new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) campaign.
£40m boost for hi-tech businesses
UK hi-tech small and medium-sized enterprises with high growth potential are set to benefit from at least £40 million of investment from a new Enterprise Capital Fund.
Businesses urged to step up IT security
A new survey says that IT security breaches are costing the UK economy billions of pounds a year.
Apps aid record-keeping on the go
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has highlighted the availability of mobile apps that can help small businesses with record keeping on the go.