NIC Holiday

The Coalition government intends to introduce a scheme to help new businesses in targeted areas of the UK by allowing a reduction in employers’ national insurance.

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Scrap Extension of Rules on Working Time?

In June, the European Parliament voted in favour of including self-employed lorry drivers within the 2002 Directive on the organisation of the working time of lorry and bus drivers.

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The Sky’s the Limit

Cloud computing allows businesses a way of managing data, hardware and software requirements by using internet-based resources.

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Pay Freezes

Pay Freezes affect the Public Sector…but not the Private Sector

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Energy Efficient Buildings

The European Union has published a new energy efficiency Directive for buildings, which sets out rules for the energy performance of both new and existing buildings.

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Safe Maintenance

A new European initiative has been launched which highlights the risks during maintenance and repair work and how to avoid them.

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