Archive: Regulation

The government can do much, much more on human rights

Comment: UK firms need more nudging to respect human rights

Is it time to force UK businesses to implement human rights checks? Thirty per cent of businesses back legal requirements on human rights due diligence.

Opinion Former Articles

  • 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.

  • 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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