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Poor Consumer Lending Practices to Blame for 40% in Lost Business Revenues

UK businesses are being unknowingly short-changed out of sales revenues – by as much as 40% - due to poor practices employed by consumer credit lenders, a new research report has found. The study, compiled by Duologi, looked at the biggest frustrations that consumers face when borrowing funds to purchase goods and services on credit. It revealed…
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Calls to Scrap Entrepreneur Tax Breaks Are Dangerous to the Wider Economy

The Resolution Foundation has recently called to scrap tax relief for entrepreneurs to fund the Government’s NHS spending plans. The Resolution Foundation has claimed that the extra £2.7b a year generated in capital gains tax would go towards the Government’s £20bn NHS spending plan. It says that there is a rise of sole directors who benefit…
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SME’s and Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers and Managers

By Minal Backhouse, Director and Head of Employment Law at Backhouse Solicitors   Most of us would agree that employees have a right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace and employers should encourage fair and inclusive working environments.  Despite this, a 2015 YouGov poll revealed that nearly a third of those surveyed…
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