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Business Regulation

Apprenticeship starts fall by 31%

Small businesses face ‘significantly increased’ costs.

Ombudsman ‘not ready’ to handle more SME disputes

Small businesses ‘lack options for handling financial disputes’.

Micro-firms ‘uncertain’ about auto-enrolment

33% micro-employers are unsure about staging dates.

GDPR legislation takes effect

Data protection entered new era on 25 May 2018.

Calls for apprenticeship levy reform get louder

Apprenticeship starts down 25% in 7 months to February 2018.

P60 deadline reminder

Deadline approaches for issuing P60s.

Apprenticeship starts down by 24%

British Chambers of Commerce calls for apprenticeship levy reform.

Landlords face tenant fees ban

Proposal could introduce extra costs for landlords.

Firms face fines for failing to report gender pay gap

More than half of employers have yet to comply.

National minimum wage rates from April 2018

National living wage rises to £7.83.