The introduction of employer duties is seen as the top barrier to sole traders taking on their first member of staff, a survey finds.
A poll of 1,127 sole traders by the British Chambers of Commerce found almost one-in-three businesspeople (32%) saw the 2012 employer duties as a barrier to taking on staff. The BCC said for many owner-managers...
This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point