Government Announcements

Government crackdown on pension scams

21 Aug 17: Fraudsters face fines for coaxing savers to move pensions to fake schemes.

Unemployment rate falls to 4.4%

17 Aug 17: The jobless total fell to its lowest rate since 1975 in Q2 2017.

Most small firms shunned from devolution talks

11 Aug 17: The majority of small firms are being excluded from the devolution process in their local area.

Private pensions boost retirees’ income

09 Aug 17: Private pensions helped retirees’ income nearly triple in real terms in the last 40 years.

Data protection overhaul to affect SMEs

08 Aug 17: Individuals will be able to legally ask businesses to delete certain personal data from May 2018.