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Business Regulation

Three-month extension for firms to file accounts

COVID-19 outbreak triggers Companies House offer.

HMRC writes to businesses about post-Brexit trade

Traders told to prepare during the transitional period.

Auto-enrolment awareness levels on the slide

Awareness falls among micro and mid-sized employers.

Treasury allays fears over insolvency tax changes

New measure set to come in for 2020/21.

New prompt payment rules take effect

Government suppliers must pay 95% of invoices in 60 days.

Most small firms absorb the cost of wage increases

FSB says a “cautious approach” to the national living wage is needed.

Late payments are a ‘growing challenge’ for 1 in 4 SMEs

Businesses report problems with regulations and customer demand.

Large businesses penalised for late payments

18 companies suspended from the prompt payment code.

3 in 4 firms support auto-enrolment extension

Businesses say higher contributions will be needed in the future.

New measures to prevent late payments

Large businesses could be fined for poor payment practices.