Business News - February 2014
From time to time, we produce information for clients on a number of topical and important issues, some of which can be found below:
Farm efficiency funding on offer
Time is ticking away for farming, forestry and horticultural businesses to bid for a grant of up to £35,000 to help them use resources more efficiently.
PM urges small firms to make most of support
Prime Minister David Cameron has urged the UK’s 4.9 million small businesses to take advantage of measures that could save them up to £10,000 each a year.
Trade drive targets mid-sized businesses
Every mid-sized business in the country is to be offered tailored trade advice and an intensive support programme to help them start exporting or break into new markets.
Flexible working guidance launched
Workplace specialists Acas has published new guidance to help employers prepare for a change in the law on flexible working.
Employers risk tougher health and safety penalties
Employers who breach serious health and safety laws are risking tougher penalties, including prison sentences, according to a new report.
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