Government Announcements

An extension of the right of employees to request flexible working and a faster than planned raising of the state retirement age both formed part of the new coalition government’s first Queen’s Speech.
The government has announced that the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is to lose £836 million from its budget as part of an initial £6 billion of spending cuts.
An organisation representing contractors has welcomed the government’s decision to review the IR35 tax system.
The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has published a broader account of the measures it intends to take in a number of areas.
The Chancellor, George Osborne has pledged that the government will simplify the business tax system and will introduce a five-year plan to reduce corporation tax.

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