Changes to insurance laws which came into effect this month are likely to benefit consumers and the way they make claims.
The UK adult National Minimum Wage is to increase by 12p to £6.31 an hour with effect from 1 October 2013.
Businesses broadly support the idea of a 're-negotiation' of the UK's relationship with the European Union, a survey conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed.
Businesses will benefit from dozens of cuts to regulations which came into force this week, including a simplification of the ways firms can use assets to raise finance, the Government has said.
The number of workers on contracts with no guarantee of regular hours or pay doubled to 200,000 during the last six months of 2012, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has been replaced by two new regulatory bodies, which will aim to monitor financial institutions and better protect consumers.
Half of the 115 regulations affecting the day-to-day running of UK businesses are to be removed, according to initial findings from the Government's Company and Commercial Law Red Tape Challenge.
Business groups have been responding to the Scottish Government's announcement to introduce a business rates relief of up to 100 per cent on empty properties from April this year.
Small businesses and consumers could benefit from a fast-track process when taking legal action against businesses that compete unfairly, under new measures proposed by competition minister Jo Swinson.
Business groups have been responding to Prime Minister David Cameron's proposals for a referendum on the UK's relationship with the European Union.
The suggestion that all workers should be given the right to flexible working to avoid rush hour traffic has been dismissed as 'nonsensical' by the Forum of Private Business (FPB).
Broadband, landline and mobile consumers could soon be protected from mid-contract price hikes as an independent consultation into how to better protect customers is launched.
Financial advisers are no longer allowed to receive commission on the sales of financial products under new rules in force today.
Insurers are no longer able to take gender into account when calculating insurance premiums, after new European rules came into force today.
A review of the way that appeals are handled by local and national regulators has been launched by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
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