Archive: Regulation

The register is attracting praise - but the detail appears flawed

Comment: Criminals are laughing at the government's corporate ownership register

Have you ever seen someone throw themselves into a brave and valuable project, only to neglect details so important that they risk scuppering the entire enterprise?

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  • CIOB calls for smarter regulation

    The Chartered Institute of Building has called for smarter regulation in response to the Government’s proposed changes to the Building Regulations.

  • ABI International Regulation Seminar

    Collision or Convergence? A New World Order for the International Insurance Market? The collapse or forced bail-outs of a series of large, financial institutions in 2008 threw both markets and governments into turmoil. Now the fate of some European economies threatens even larger ructions.

  • BSIA: Security Regulation Alliance reflects on a successful year

    The newly-rebranded Security Regulation Alliance, celebrated its one year anniversary by reinforcing its support for a new regulatory regime for the security industry at this week’s Security Industry Authority (SIA) Stakeholder Conference in Sheffield.

  • FSB: Regulation watchdog needs sharp teeth

    The independent body set up to scrutinise new Government regulations needs sharper teeth to defend small businesses against poorly framed regulations, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned.

  • Google will face an audit over its collection of private data

    Google escapes fines over Street View

    Google has come under scrutiny after being found in breach of data protection laws over its controversial Street View function - but has avoided heavy penalties.

  • PM wants to reduce burdens on small businesses

    Thatcher minister handed SME review

    David Cameron has tasked a former Thatcher minister with reassessing the government's relationship with small and medium-sized businesses, acknowledging "there is so much more we need to do".

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