Ghost in the shell: How investing in dormant public companies can help you reach your AIM

Egging you on: Cash shells are a good way to handle public regulation

Egging you on: Cash shells are a good way to handle public regulation

Cash shells are public businesses that no longer trade, or in some cases never really did: but can they be useful in finding your way onto public platforms?

Automatic enrolment: SMEs should take the pension regulator's actions seriously

Auto-enrolment: Are smaller companies burying their heads in the sand?

Businesses of ever-decreasing size are getting formal notification of their auto-enrolment duties: but are they listening to the message?

Company law – transparency and accountability

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act was given Royal Assent in March: so what does this mean for SMEs and do they need to take any steps to be fully compliant?

Keeping tax simple – declutter your business

Taxing times: Keep up to date with the newest changes

Political and economic changes mean tax regulations are becoming increasingly transient: so how can you simplify your own processes and stay afloat?

The general election result – what it means for small business’ growth plans

Many were surprised by the election result: but as the dust settles how will small businesses find themselves and their environment affected?

How the gambling industry is affecting the UK economy

In this sponsored feature, in association with Titanbet Casino, looks at the effect of the gambling industry on the UK economy

Enforcing trade mark rights in China is still a challenge

The new trade mark laws in China have been in place for one year now: so how does the land lie in the the Eastern powerhouse?

Budget 2015: What the experts want vs what they expect

How will chancellor George Osborne look to woo both businesses and individual voters with this final pre-election budget? Top names from the field give their views

Employers split on future of tribunal fees

Lack of consensus prevails on highly divisive legal issue as tribunal cases fall 70%

How Osborne can use Budget to counter uncertainty with tax incentives

Budget box: Will small business receive a boost on Wednesday?

Looking ahead to the Budget on 18 March 2015, tax specialists at accountancy firm Clement Keys are urging the Chancellor to use the tax regime to encourage long-term thinking and promote political and economic certainty

A March 2015 Budget wish-list for businesses

The final budget before May’s General Election will take place next Wednesday, with chancellor George Osborne set to unveil the Government’s plans for Britain’s economy over the next year. Here’s a rundown of what businesses can expect and also would like to see

Would capping EU Immigration be the demise of British businesses?

Katrina Cooper, counsel at Faegre Baker Daniels, examines whether any government pledge to curb immigration would risk Britain's prosperity and impede business.

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Summer Budget 2015: Could the living wage be Osborne’s biggest blunder?

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Directors' Pay on AIM 2015

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