Small Business Red Tape

Four Things They Don't Tell You About The EU

Banseka Kayembe | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Banseka Kayembe

The fact is the EU has done far more good than bad, and is a democracy. The future of democracy and our sovereignty is that it is shared and that we work together in this increasingly globalised world. Don't fall for the Brexit propaganda, in the long-term our future and success is in collaboration, not isolation.

My 6-Step Red Tape Survival Plan

Mac Attram | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK
Mac Attram

Both the UK Government and the EU have recently declared that they intend to cut red tape. Business Secretary Sajid Javid has said that he said that he wants to get heavy handed regulators off the backs of small businesses. The UK Government believes that cutting over £10bn of red tape will boost British business's ability to grow.

The People Have Spoken: Our EU Deal Must Change

Charlie Mullins | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

To those who say there is no changing the EU, I say that's complete and utter rubbish. We need to try, and in the current political and economic atmosphere, we've got every chance of success.

'Stop Civil Servants Wrangling Over Red Tape Cuts'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

The trade body for British industries has urged the government to get a grip on business red tape, which threatens to strangle the UK's economic growt...

Bring on the Bonfire of the Red Tape - Don't Stop at Health & Safety Vince!

Charlie Mowat | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK
Charlie Mowat

If the government really wants to stimulate growth and give entrepreneurs the opportunities they need to bolster the economy, regulation needs to be relaxed right across the board. Reducing health and safety red tape for SMEs is a good start - let's hope TUPE is next on the list.

In Support of the Start-up

James Dyson | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK
James Dyson

In the UK, I've advocated for R&D tax credits to help ease the financial burden felt by many startups. And it's working. Small businesses often operate at a loss for the first few years. Tax credits allow these small businesses to make investments in workers, infrastructure or equipment - the freedom to build new ideas along with bottom line.