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Knowledgebase) Subjects) Government

  • Big Society
    Public spaces and the Big Society 12 March 2011

  • Budget
    Autumn Statement 2014 3 December 2014
    Budget 2014 19 March 2014
    Autumn Statement 2013 5 December 2013
    Not a great Budget for small businesses says FPB 22 April 2009
    FSB welcomes a rather dull budget 12 March 2008
    Tax shift to the SME 8 March 2008
    "Businesses will suffer if fuel tax is increased" - BCC 26 February 2008
    Will Chancellor give small businesses a break? 22 February 2008
    Small businesses voice their dismay with the Budget 29 March 2007
    SEEDA's CEO sets our Regional Development Agency Role 13 May 2006
    BUDGET 2006: Global warming and waste 25 March 2006
    BUDGET 2006: Skills focus welcomed 25 March 2006

  • Central government
    Politicians battle it out on Radioreverb politics show general election special 11 May 2017
    All change for city's constituency boundaries? 15 September 2011
    White Paper on Local Growth published 29 October 2010
    Retail Group approves spending cuts 23 October 2010
    FPB is happy with Comprehensive Spending Review 23 October 2010
    Quango cull to save money could backfire 7 October 2010
    Government scraps the national Place Survey. That's a pity. 13 August 2010
    New government publishes its manifesto 13 May 2010
    What major party manifestos mean for retailers 17 April 2010
    Time is running out for rates appeals 5 March 2010
    Think smallest first when policy-making, FPB tells Government 27 February 2010
    Will RDAs be given a stronger role? 18 December 2009
    Give more to charity this Christmas – don't choose a chugger 28 November 2009
    Poor retail sales to continue 29 August 2009
    Economic Partnership assists Justice Secretary's visit for Soapbox Debate 1 July 2009
    Lifting the Burdens from Economic Development and Regeneration 12 November 2008
    Government failing to act against shoplifting 25 October 2008
    Power to the people 8 August 2008
    Small businesses get free access to public sector contracts 23 June 2008
    Employers not up on new pension reforms 5 June 2008
    FPB insists Government restores postal services 10 May 2008
    Government makes changes to climate change bill 18 November 2007
    "Qualifications may not be route to success" - FSB 26 August 2007
    Gordon Brown shuffles the pack 7 July 2007
    On the hunt for inspirational women entrepreneurs 18 May 2007
    Lyons delivers (was it worth the wait?) 24 March 2007
    Lawson takes a pop at Brown 26 October 2006
    More Bobbies on the beat 29 July 2006
    Uk economy is looking brighter 18 June 2006
    Control over business rates needs to remain centralised 11 May 2006
    How can the Chacellor help small business? 11 March 2006
    British businesses are not looking forward to the Budget 4 March 2006
    Are you eligible for rates relief? 4 September 2005
    Government to empower local people 1 July 2005
    All Shook Up and then Shook up again! 12 May 2005
    Election update 1 May 2005
    Government to address skills shortage 26 March 2005
    A good Budget for business 16 March 2005
    Free Site Specific Travel Advice for Workplaces 9 February 2005
    Government working ‘together’ with communities 12 December 2004
    FSB wants Chancellor to make taxation simpler for SMEs 26 November 2004
    Queen’s speech light on business content 26 November 2004
    CBI issues profit warning for UK business 31 October 2004
    Minister applauds business contribution to communities 8 October 2004
    Brighton pilots Local Area Agreement(LAA) funding revolution 5 October 2004
    Chancellor disappoints expectant business community 28 September 2004
    Are you prepared to sell up? 5 September 2004
    Future of Local Government Consultation 21 June 2004
    Inland Revenue targets Mom & Pop businesses 18 June 2004
    Government Cold Feet on UBR reform 17 June 2004
    Las Vegas comes to UK but is it coming to Brighton? 16 June 2004
    New Government Key Worker Scheme 12 May 2004
    Disability Rights Legislation looming 28 April 2004
    Hated Upward Only lease clause may go 16 April 2004
    CBI Chief speaks out against business rate increases 19 February 2004
    The problem(s) with Council Tax 4 February 2004
    Retail Consortium speaks out against new business rate proposals 16 January 2004
    Inland Revenue Get Tough with £60/day fines 2 January 2004
    Too many ordinary people are paying top rate tax 20 December 2003
    Brighton Becomes an Anti Social Behaviour Trailblazer City 16 October 2003
    £20bn cost of drink culture in the UK 21 September 2003
    Government Wobble on Gatwick Expansion? 27 August 2003
    Government Focuses On Innovation 27 August 2003
    MPs call for tough measures to control evening economy 11 August 2003
    Town Centre Champion Re-elected 11 July 2003
    South Central Gets Last Vestiges of SRA Investment 13 May 2003
    Regulation of Charity Blaggers under Review 8 May 2003
    Confusion reigns over policing levy for bars & pubs 17 April 2003
    Industry Squeals at Stamp Duty Increases 17 April 2003
    New Skills Training Agency Agenda to be Business-Led 13 April 2003
    Odds on Survival of Long Term Leases Shortened by Budget Measures 13 April 2003
    Budget Says More About Borrowing Than Taxing 9 April 2003
    Flexible Working Regulations Likely to Be Extended to All 6 April 2003
    Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 18 March 2003
    Employment Act (2002) Changes the Rules 18 March 2003
    Minister Opposes Nightclub Levy for Late Night Transport 12 March 2003
    Energy White Paper Carries Implications for SMEs 24 February 2003
    New Year Experience Supports 24 hour Licensing 19 January 2003
    Residents group gets serious and organised against 24 hour opening 19 January 2003
    Praise for Business Forum in "The House" 9 January 2003
    FSB paper on small business survival in 2003 9 January 2003
    Cabinet Office 4 December 2002
    How Parliament Works 4 December 2002

  • EU
    Best Idea for Red Tape Reduction Award 26 September 2008
    Small businesses have a large footprint in Europe 26 June 2008

  • Finance
    Brighton benefits from Growth Deal 10 July 2014
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Draft Council budget published 2 December 2011
    Council unlikley to embrace localism of Uniform Business Rates 12 October 2011
    How to spend £362m 7 October 2011
    Business rates hike could cripple some retailers 21 December 2010
    Retail Group approves spending cuts 23 October 2010
    FPB is happy with Comprehensive Spending Review 23 October 2010
    TIFs: More financial freedom for Town Halls 20 September 2010
    FPB responds to decision to phase out cheques 17 December 2009
    Last minute UBR reprieve 1 April 2009
    Business Rates Supplement gets a hard time in the Commons 16 February 2009
    LEGI dies an early death 19 October 2007
    Supplementary Business Rates and BIDs – a clearer picture emerges. 13 October 2007
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) - so that's what it means for the real world 11 October 2007
    Government to give more power to the people 21 July 2007
    Council to put its accounts up for public scrutiny 21 July 2007
    Lyons delivers (was it worth the wait?) 24 March 2007
    Unions warn of public pay showdown 4 March 2007
    Lyons inquiry latest 7 December 2006
    A better way to give to Charities 17 October 2006
    Clampdown on VAT registrations 31 August 2006
    FSB predicts chaos over self-assessment date change 10 June 2006
    British businesses are not looking forward to the Budget 4 March 2006
    South east “engine” loses power? 4 March 2006
    Businesses disappointed to see interest rates remain at 4.5% 11 November 2005
    FSB lobbies for better business rates relief 27 March 2005
    A good Budget for business 16 March 2005
    The minimum wage should rise with inflation – not above 25 February 2005
    The FSB suggests improvements on self-assessment 29 January 2005
    FSB says more SMEs should get rates relief 22 January 2005
    Self assessment completion confusion 15 January 2005
    Brighton Uniform Business Rates Increases 15 October 2004
    Chief Economist paints rosy picture at Brighton event 9 October 2004
    Brighton pilots Local Area Agreement(LAA) funding revolution 5 October 2004

  • Funding
    Madeira Terraces fail to get government money 4 April 2017
    £7m for research centre 26 March 2015
    LEP seeks £559 million for growth and infrastructure plan 7 April 2014
    Greater Brighton City Deal signed 14 March 2014
    £400,000 of programmes to boost businesses 4 March 2014
    Scrap existing business rates system: BRC. 18 February 2014
    Funding deadline imminent 26 November 2013
    Superfused City Deal submitted 14 November 2013
    Access To Work 30 October 2013
    Multi million pound funding boost for businesses in Coast to Capital LEP area 11 July 2013
    Future Cities Solutions Competition 9 July 2013
    £100m Business Growth Fund 8 July 2013
    Tough 2013 Comprehensive Spending Review but a ray of sunshine for George? 26 June 2013
    Councils revolt 21 June 2013
    City Deal preferred to Single Pot 25 April 2013
    Green Deal launched 29 January 2013
    City Deal deadline on Tuesday 13 January 2013
    Big bucks for creative digital sector 11 January 2013
    Autumn Statement 2012 6 December 2012
    Brighton loses out on £24m 30 November 2012
    Brighton wins the right to negotiate a City Deal with government 29 October 2012
    Opportunities for Growing Places Funding for major projects 20 August 2012
    City bids for £24m 27 July 2012
    City submits a bid for Future Cities Demonstrator funding 3 July 2012
    Third round of Regional Growth Fund [RGF] swamped with applications 22 June 2012
    Portas' Town Team winners announced 1 June 2012
    Councils to keep half of Uniform Business Rates [UBR] 23 May 2012
    RDAs delivered better value per job created than Regional Growth Fund 12 May 2012
    Brighton i360 gets LEP funding 1 May 2012
    Government announces ‘Portas Plus’ deal for UK High Streets 2 April 2012
    Coast to Capital LEP gets extra £7.6 million 30 March 2012
    Over £16m for Coast to Capital LEP 2 February 2012
    Local Government Finance Bill launched 20 December 2011
    Growing Places Fund 5 December 2011
    Coast to Capital LEP gets over £15m 7 November 2011
    Brighton & Hove not alone in rejecting government’s business rates “offer” 20 October 2011
    LEPs to play a role in new infrastructure fund 12 October 2011
    Action against crime: innovation fund 16 August 2011
    New Fund for Coastal towns & cities 22 July 2011
    Government Roadshow that never was 8 January 2011
    Council call for projects to bid into the Regional Growth Fund [RGF] 14 December 2010
    Councils told to use their reserves 2 December 2010
    Regional Growth Fund [RGF] opens for bids 29 October 2010
    Coast to Capital LEP gets the green light 28 October 2010
    BBC Radio 4 Clegg interview puts dampener on southern LEPs 9 September 2010
    Regional Growth Fund consultation clarifies some issues and clouds others. 9 August 2010
    New Grant Funding to promote healthy workplaces 16 February 2010
    Boiler scrappage scheme starts 5 January 2010
    New Model to deliver Apprenticeship Places for Small Businesses 23 October 2009
    Funding to create 350 jobs in the city. 31 July 2009
    The Business Rate Supplement Bill 8 July 2009
    Youth unemployment problem 26 June 2009
    Minister for the South East visits Economic Partnership 14 May 2009
    Are New Diplomas in danger after funding cut? 9 April 2009
    Sussex University wins cash to help local businesses 9 April 2009
    Government launches £25 million fund for Women's Enterprise 27 November 2008
    Government addresses cost of fuel 12 September 2008
    LABGI fund cut to the bone and spread thin 6 September 2008
    Sussex Univeristy gets big Physics boost 23 April 2008
    Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership (BHEP) response to LABGI consultation 11 December 2007
    Brighton & Hove deprived neighbourhoods funding axed 9 December 2007
    Another new initiative to turn around disadvantaged areas 2 December 2007
    More money to spend at the seaside 2 December 2007
    New fund for poor areas 23 October 2007
    RDAs quibble about devolving funds to Councils 2 September 2007
    Government warned that increasing UBR won’t work 31 August 2007
    Councils challenge government on allocation of LABGI funds 9 June 2007
    Majority of small businesses missing out on training 29 May 2007
    Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) want to go solo 10 May 2007
    Council gives LABGI funds to business 9 April 2007
    City gets just over £636,000 windfall from business growth scheme 2 March 2007
    BUDGET 2006: Technology 25 March 2006
    Multi-million pound LEGI funding controversy 28 February 2006
    Government slashes National Park budget ahead of South Downs decision 29 January 2006
    Brighton & Hove government settlement causes headaches 3 January 2006
    New fund annoys regional development agencies. 16 July 2005

  • Legislation
    Queen's Speech: Slim pickings 5 June 2014
    No blame staff dismissal agreed by government 19 February 2013
    Ray of hope in offices to flats rules 31 January 2013
    Radial changes to employment law 14 September 2012
    Small businesses to be exempt from health and safety inspections 10 September 2012
    Residential squatting is now illegal: lock up your shops and offices 1 September 2012
    New rules for chuggers 20 August 2012
    All change for employment tribunals 25 July 2012
    Councils to keep half of Uniform Business Rates [UBR] 23 May 2012
    Localism Bill receives Royal Assent 16 November 2011
    Regulators called upon to regulate better 1 November 2011
    Hardly a bonfire of retail regulations. 28 July 2011
    Maternity pay extension rejected 5 July 2011
    Groceries adjudicator not needed says BRC 27 May 2011
    New Bribery Act clarification welcomed by FPB 2 April 2011
    Reforming tribunals will remove a deterrent to employment 28 January 2011
    Business owners would pay to have tax laws simplified 20 January 2011
    Eric Pickles Localism Bill brings good news for retailers 21 December 2010
    Brighton businesses come up squeeky clean 14 December 2010
    Eric assures that Bill will arrive 10 December 2010
    Is Health & Safety going crackers? 8 December 2010
    Equality Act becomes law today 1 October 2010
    Minimum wage increases today 1 October 2010
    How retailers view the coming LEPs 3 September 2010
    Whitehall gives localities freedom to scrap or create local byelaws 3 September 2010
    Visa rules reversal saves language schools 11 July 2010
    Conservative's Big Society moves a step closer 11 July 2010
    Ban on "garden grabbing" will contribute to house building's "fall off a cliff" this year. 13 June 2010
    Central housing targets abandoned 5 June 2010
    New Government to reduce red tape 4 June 2010
    New government publishes its manifesto 13 May 2010
    Equality Act guidance: "confusion is high and so is the associated cost" - FPB 17 April 2010
    FPB responds to decision to phase out cheques 17 December 2009
    FPB calls for a change in insolvency rules 14 November 2009
    Tax break to stimulate growth 10 October 2009
    "Restraint on minimum wage needed to save jobs" - BRC 10 October 2009
    New Equality Bill could be problematic for small businesses 4 August 2009
    Street access examined by new scrutiny panel 1 August 2009
    Holiday ruling throws law into confusion 22 July 2009
    "Government still not easing the burden of regulation" - FPB 4 July 2009
    Firm action on under age sales of alcohol 6 June 2009
    Big changes on handling discipline and grievances 26 March 2009
    SMEs need to see rates fall not rise 21 March 2009
    Parking taxes cause outrage 13 March 2009
    More jobs at stake if beer tax rises 7 March 2009
    Business Rates Supplement gets a hard time in the Commons 16 February 2009
    Economic Partnership helps businesses feedback on red tape burden 13 February 2009
    New ruling on A-boards – have your say 3 February 2009
    A new code to control alcohol sales 3 February 2009
    New Planning Act 17 December 2008
    New regulations for Chuggers? 10 December 2008
    Will the Business Rate Supplement kill the Business Improvement District? 5 December 2008
    Businesses need incentives to employ 15 November 2008
    Action against excessive drinking 12 October 2008
    Best Idea for Red Tape Reduction Award 26 September 2008
    Are you keeping up with minimum wage increases? 13 September 2008
    Flexible working made simpler. 6 September 2008
    Scheme to weed out rogue employers 6 August 2008
    SMEs delighted at red tape concessions 6 August 2008
    Boris takes a stand in support of independent retailers 2 August 2008
    Restaurant tipping legislation gets the thumbs up 2 August 2008
    We haven't hit the bottom yet warns FPB 16 July 2008
    PPS6 - Government to protect small shops 11 July 2008
    Smoking ban’s first birthday 29 June 2008
    Small businesses have a large footprint in Europe 26 June 2008
    Business groups oppose agency worker employment rights 23 May 2008
    Work experience threatened by new legislation 10 May 2008
    Have your say on local enforcement policy 10 May 2008
    Chuggers given guidelines to follow (or not?) 3 April 2008
    Planning improved but still too slow 27 March 2008
    Wind turbines & solar panels (almost) freed from planning restrictions 19 March 2008
    The continuing search for "accountability" 6 March 2008
    Does Brighton already have enough drinking venues? 9 February 2008
    Brighton & Hove Greens seek to extend pub exclusion zone 18 January 2008
    Reduction in red tape will save £800 million 2 January 2008
    Brighton & Hove sustainable homes setback 29 December 2007
    Renewed campaign to stop underage drinking 1 December 2007
    Brighton & Hove pub and club ban on hold 30 November 2007
    Government makes changes to climate change bill 18 November 2007
    SMEs need more guidance on new waste rules 3 November 2007
    Most businesses ignorant of new rules for waste 30 October 2007
    Should e-filing be compulsory? 20 October 2007
    Supplementary Business Rates and BIDs – a clearer picture emerges. 13 October 2007
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) - so that's what it means for the real world 11 October 2007
    Are you drowning in red tape? 6 October 2007
    40 changes in workplace regulations happen tomorrow 30 September 2007
    Economic Partnership response to the draft Local Transport Bill 7 September 2007
    Four extra days holiday from 1st October 2007 15 July 2007
    Helping businesses with health and safety 14 July 2007
    Radical change for city council committees? 13 July 2007
    S.D. National Park – new legal issues 24 June 2007
    Draft Local Transport Bill 19 June 2007
    Additional Paternity Leave – is that the best solution? 16 June 2007
    Help your employees to quit smoking 2 June 2007
    Wind and atoms will provide future UK energy needs 27 May 2007
    FSB tells Government to get its act together on taxation 19 May 2007
    No Butts – use the bin 19 May 2007
    Increased holiday already creating headaches for SMEs 4 May 2007
    Councillors determined to restrict strip clubs 20 April 2007
    (Another) new voluntary code on commercial leases 13 April 2007
    Employee leave entitlement increases 6 April 2007
    EU rules are not helping small businesses to grow 30 March 2007
    Small rise in minimum wage 10 March 2007
    Does the West End lead the way with ‘chugger’problem? 9 March 2007
    Health and safety at work - too much?...too little? 3 March 2007
    Is Maternity legislations holding women back? 3 March 2007
    Online shopping takes one step forward and three steps back 24 February 2007
    Brighton & Hove housing numbers – trouble in store? 22 February 2007
    Don’t wait for the ban – give up smoking now! 1 February 2007
    FSB measures the size of the red tape headache 26 January 2007
    Does your business website and email comply with the Companies Act? 12 January 2007
    City Development Companies - the future? 17 December 2006
    Employment tribunal shake-up (again) 8 December 2006
    Could employment law be hurting employees? 26 November 2006
    Queen's Speech 16 November 2006
    Community Call for Action - crackers? 11 November 2006
    BHEP addresses Red Tape Conference 3 November 2006
    Lawson takes a pop at Brown 26 October 2006
    Government revisits concept of elected mayors 22 October 2006
    British entrepreneurial spirit beaten down by red tape 15 October 2006
    Business is not ready for new age legislation 8 October 2006
    Age discrimination is now outlawed 1 October 2006
    Will new Ageism Law bite small firms 31 August 2006
    Employers still struggling with the law 22 July 2006
    Could lengthy planning disputes be a thing of the past? 8 July 2006
    Will legislation improve if MPs have more business experience? 8 July 2006
    Brighton MP wins a major victory on Sunday opening 7 July 2006
    Brighton MP says chuggers need strict controls 1 July 2006
    Work and Families Act – just another headache for small businesses? 25 June 2006
    UK employers are not ageist 25 June 2006
    New licensing has positive impact 17 June 2006
    Enter the gambling debate 17 June 2006
    FSB predicts chaos over self-assessment date change 10 June 2006
    National Insurance system to be improved for employers 3 June 2006
    Men from the Ministry to do work placements 3 June 2006
    Pensions White Paper has implications for all employers 29 May 2006
    Government is pushing employers to the brink 27 May 2006
    FSB pleads for defence of small traders 14 April 2006
    Are your staff ready to give up smoking?...Completely! 14 April 2006
    Employment law is still stifling growth 2 April 2006
    FSB warns Pensions Secretary to lay off small firms 26 March 2006
    Will MPs really take on the supermarkets? 12 February 2006
    Christmas blitz cuts alcohol related crime 8 February 2006
    New skills pilots for city centres 28 January 2006
    Legislation hasn’t improved late payment 19 January 2006
    Businesses look forward to cuts in red tape 11 January 2006
    Brighton & Hove government settlement causes headaches 3 January 2006
    FSB welcomes DTI plans to reduce red tape 3 December 2005
    FSB says no to compulsary contributions to staff pensions 3 December 2005
    Help the Government to cut red tape 19 November 2005
    Do independents need to be protected from supermarket giants? 11 November 2005
    Business groups worried by Families Bill 22 October 2005
    New drink laws - drastic rethink urged 22 October 2005
    Business cannot support extensions to parental leave 15 October 2005
    Tribunals reformed but still no good 1 October 2005
    Business can’t support above inflation hikes in minimum wage 1 October 2005
    Doubling redundancy pay and giving equal rights to temps could destroy SMEs 17 September 2005
    Government backtracks over 24 hour drinking 17 September 2005
    Employment law firm granted £1,000 to ‘act up’ at B2B South East 14 September 2005
    Death and disturbance feared as introduction of 24 hour drinking draws near. 17 August 2005
    Gordon Brown wants your help to reduce legislation 6 August 2005
    New business growth incentive scheme 3 August 2005
    Uxbridge like Brighton has had enough of chuggers 2 August 2005
    More than half the nation’s licensees are without licences 30 July 2005
    Will we work till we die? 23 July 2005
    'Chuggers’ face stricter regulation 1 July 2005
    Jobs will go if employers are forced to pay pensions 24 June 2005
    New licensing regime penalises small businesses 11 June 2005
    FSB claims small business "victory" on 48-hour week 4 June 2005
    Red tape reduction 26 May 2005
    Government shared home ownership scheme 23 May 2005
    Queen's Speech 18 May 2005
    Council calls for licensees to take action 15 May 2005
    A Step too far 9 May 2005
    Arctic Systems decision chills SMEs 28 April 2005
    Two new use classes added to food outlets 24 April 2005
    Health & Safety at work - what's your view? 2 April 2005
    Government to make life easier for small businesses 2 April 2005
    New drinking law applications – where is the flood? 19 March 2005
    Business rejects £5.30 minimum wage 4 March 2005
    Chewing gum – a sticky problem for Brighton & Hove 25 February 2005
    The minimum wage should rise with inflation – not above 25 February 2005
    Brighton Door Supervisors in SIA Licenses dilemma 24 February 2005
    Red tape keeps SMEs in the starting blocks 18 February 2005
    BBC’s Watchdog reminds retailers of DDA obligations 18 February 2005
    Politicians could win votes with tax improvements for SMEs 17 February 2005
    Liberal Democrats fight for the small shopkeeper 11 February 2005
    All night drinking or just a storm in a teacup? 10 February 2005
    Local Authority Business Growth Incentive Scheme (LABGI) 7 February 2005
    The FSB suggests improvements on self-assessment 29 January 2005
    Letter to the editor: The real problem is drinking to get drunk! 24 January 2005
    New enforcement measures confuse 24 hour drinking message 22 January 2005
    FSB says more SMEs should get rates relief 22 January 2005
    Letter to the editor: 24 hour drinking is not so unusual 18 January 2005
    Self assessment completion confusion 15 January 2005
    Spectre of special tax still haunts the drinks trade 14 January 2005
    Policy change may affect house prices 6 January 2005
    Charities Bill highlights the Chugger Challenge 22 December 2004
    CBI backs new ruling on retirement 19 December 2004
    Pension burden turns towards employers 16 December 2004
    Letter to the editor: Scotland confronts smoking head on 15 November 2004
    First UK Business Improvement District (BID) goes to the vote 14 November 2004
    Businesses say no to £6 minimum wage 13 November 2004
    Scotland confronts smoking head on 13 November 2004
    Big Casino operators warning on numbers game 13 November 2004
    Dixons boss blasts landlords 11 November 2004
    Brighton & Hove councillors balk at big casino proposals 10 November 2004
    Red Tape Purge 10 November 2004
    FSB says ‘don’t panic’ about new DDA legislation 2 October 2004
    Tax bill blow for family-run firms 2 October 2004
    New Rules for Staff Dismissal 1 October 2004
    Big Gambling Comes to Brighton 26 September 2004
    No end to discrimination 25 September 2004
    Discrimination costs employers millions 11 September 2004
    Government support for 24 hour drinking wobbles 5 September 2004
    Landlords squeal at ODPM proposals on “upward only” clause 3 September 2004
    Beware Labour promise to freeze taxes 28 August 2004
    Sunday Shopping, ten years on. 26 August 2004
    Green taxes need to be more business friendly 21 August 2004
    First published Business Improvement District (BID) proposals 21 August 2004
    Upward Only Rent Review Consultation 19 August 2004
    Consultation on a Government consumer strategy 16 August 2004
    Consultation opportunity on Local Authority retention of UBR 13 August 2004
    Brighton & Hove Council Statement of Licensing Policy 12 August 2004
    FSB says no more employment legislation please 26 July 2004
    Businesses drowning in red tape 1 July 2004
    A generation that can’t afford to grow old 20 June 2004
    Las Vegas comes to UK but is it coming to Brighton? 16 June 2004
    Hove café suffers the consequences of flouting regulations 6 June 2004
    CBI to fight for the right to work overtime 22 May 2004
    CBI fears EU constitution may lead to increase in union rights 22 May 2004
    Small businesses want to be exempt from employment law 15 May 2004
    CBI welcomes simplification of equality legislation 15 May 2004
    Consultation on liability insurance 15 May 2004
    Disability Rights Legislation looming 28 April 2004
    Spot Fines for Graffiti taggers meets with little enthusiasm 11 April 2004
    CBI Chief speaks out against business rate increases 19 February 2004
    Retail Consortium speaks out against new business rate proposals 16 January 2004
    Fewer companies go bust in South East 9 January 2004
    FSB makes recommendations to Central Government 1 January 2004
    CBI chief challenges Government to support entrepreneurs 29 December 2003
    CBI attacks TUC’s attempt to nanny the workforce 8 December 2003
    New Employent Regulations Explained 1 December 2003
    Wise up to legislation or face prosecution 22 November 2003
    Cash incentives to send tax returns online 8 November 2003
    Christmas Day opening Banned 21 October 2003
    Disability Discrimination Act could cripple Hove library 14 October 2003
    Letter to the editor: The other side of the Data Protection debate 11 October 2003
    Letter to the editor - Data Protection will discriminate against small businesses 9 October 2003
    Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) get the Government Go Ahead 9 October 2003
    Unions challenge rules on sexual equality 3 October 2003
    Public sector tendering to be made easy for SMEs 3 October 2003
    Burden of red tape intensifies for SMEs 26 September 2003
    CBI says new EU regulations could threaten jobs 5 September 2003
    MPs call for tough measures to control evening economy 11 August 2003
    Local Brighton M.P. Supports Regulation of On Street Charity Canvassers 9 August 2003
    Small businesses react to increased liability insurance by cutting jobs 17 July 2003
    Small businesses are missing tax breaks on IT purchases 15 July 2003
    Town Centre Champion Re-elected 11 July 2003
    Government Calls Conservative Bluff over BIDs 2 July 2003
    Six month countdown on Health & Safety compliance 20 June 2003
    Snooping On Employees Outlawed 11 June 2003
    Irish experience sounds warning bells for UK Licensing Reform 31 May 2003
    BIDS might be delayed to 2005 30 May 2003
    Join the Chambers of Commerce and Cut the Cost of Red Tape 21 May 2003
    No Nonsense Guide to Government rules and regulations - Free 20 May 2003
    City Centre Business Forum Urges Action 15 May 2003
    Will Smoking Ban Add to Leisure Sectors Problems? 11 May 2003
    Regulation of Charity Blaggers under Review 8 May 2003
    ACAS 17 April 2003
    Odds on Survival of Long Term Leases Shortened by Budget Measures 13 April 2003
    Flexible Working Regulations Likely to Be Extended to All 6 April 2003
    Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) 31 March 2003
    Security Industry Smartens Up its Act 21 March 2003
    Minimum Wage Increase on the Cards 21 March 2003
    Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 18 March 2003
    Employment Act (2002) Changes the Rules 18 March 2003
    Respec' and 'Sponsibility 14 March 2003
    "Single Doorway" to Business Training Promises Huge Benefits to Employers 24 February 2003
    Draft Guidance for reform of the Licensing Laws Issued 20 February 2003
    Are Licensees Sleepwalking into a tax on drinking? 12 February 2003
    Are You Operating in Line with Trading Standards? 28 January 2003

  • Lobbying
    Business Leaders show support for Gatwick Second Runway 21 June 2016
    Groceries adjudicator not needed says BRC 27 May 2011
    Protect SMEs against malicious workplace disputes 22 April 2011
    FPB pushes for greater lending to SMEs 18 March 2011
    Sign up and pledge to ‘Get Britain Trading’ 17 February 2011
    Business owners would pay to have tax laws simplified 20 January 2011
    Business rates hike could cripple some retailers 21 December 2010
    Small businesses still not getting bank loans 8 August 2010
    Radical approach needed to grow cities like Brighton 10 June 2010
    Think smallest first when policy-making, FPB tells Government 27 February 2010
    FPB responds to decision to phase out cheques 17 December 2009
    FBP wants a better service from banks 5 December 2009
    FPB calls for a change in insolvency rules 14 November 2009
    Government support for small businesses is vital for the economy 31 October 2009
    Retailers need more help with disproportionate rates 27 September 2009
    Starbucks wins in Brighton but not in Edinburgh 4 July 2009
    "Government still not easing the burden of regulation" - FPB 4 July 2009
    Business rates rise to be staggered over three years 24 April 2009
    Pubs say axe the tax 18 April 2009
    FPB calls for freeze on fuel duty 4 April 2009
    A new code to control alcohol sales 3 February 2009
    Businesses need incentives to employ 15 November 2008
    FBP welcomes Government help for SMEs 19 October 2008
    FSB calls for more support on public sector contracts 15 August 2008
    FSB wants manifesto for local business survival 12 July 2008
    Business groups oppose agency worker employment rights 23 May 2008
    FPB insists Government restores postal services 10 May 2008
    Small businesses overlooked in formation of tax forum 2 May 2008
    Supermarket inquiry flawed without witness protection 26 January 2007
    Should business rates be set locally? 26 November 2006
    Family friendly bureaucracy may cost jobs 24 September 2006
    Rates relief unfair and unclaimed 5 August 2006
    Brighton MP wins a major victory on Sunday opening 7 July 2006
    FSB pleads for defence of small traders 14 April 2006
    "Deliver for business" Council election candidates told 8 April 2006
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    Local government strike was selfish and divisive 2 April 2006
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    How can the Chacellor help small business? 11 March 2006
    Jobs will go if employers are forced to pay pensions 24 June 2005
    FSB claims small business "victory" on 48-hour week 4 June 2005
    CBI says priorities for manifestos should be transport and education 8 April 2005
    FSB lobbies for better business rates relief 27 March 2005
    Political parties need to focus on business 12 March 2005
    Business rejects £5.30 minimum wage 4 March 2005
    CBI appeals to chancellor not to upset fragile economy 4 March 2005
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    Politicians could win votes with tax improvements for SMEs 17 February 2005
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    Council Leader to step down next year 16 December 2011
    Draft Council budget published 2 December 2011
    Oxley resignation: by-election imminent 17 November 2011
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    Council unlikley to embrace localism of Uniform Business Rates 12 October 2011
    How to spend £362m 7 October 2011
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    Brighton & Hove Council election results 6 May 2011
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    Phase Two of City Council reorganisation 2 October 2010
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    TIFs: More financial freedom for Town Halls 20 September 2010
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    Council confirms new directors. 19 July 2010
    Conservative's Big Society moves a step closer 11 July 2010
    Greens hold onto North Laine in local by-election 11 July 2010
    City Council searches for new strategic directors 6 June 2010
    A LEP in the dark 5 June 2010
    Council reorganisation moves a step closer 19 May 2010
    Eric Pickles becomes Communities and Local Government Secretary. 14 May 2010
    Heroes Welcome scheme 22 April 2010
    Council reorganisation 14 April 2010
    Hustings event - Talk Business with the Prospective Parliamentary Candidates 17 March 2010
    Last chance to comment on Brighton & Hove city planning blueprint 7 February 2010
    Chief Exec publishes proposals for Council reorganisation 22 January 2010
    Will RDAs be given a stronger role? 18 December 2009
    New Council Chief Executive confirmed 15 August 2009
    New chief executive for Brighton & Hove City Council 29 July 2009
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    Goldsmid ward goes green. 24 July 2009
    Hove Library opens on Monday for first time 16 April 2009
    City Council gets top rating 22 March 2009
    Conservative plans for local democracy 19 February 2009
    Councils look at forming the people's bank 14 December 2008
    Fund to help small businesses beat the recession 7 December 2008
    Lifting the Burdens from Economic Development and Regeneration 12 November 2008
    Local Area Agreements (LAAs) criticised 19 October 2008
    LABGI fund cut to the bone and spread thin 6 September 2008
    Council sets up new sustainability body 3 July 2008
    Have your say on local enforcement policy 10 May 2008
    Think Tank pushes case for elected mayors 27 April 2008
    Council cabinet announced 22 April 2008
    New Conservative leader 8 April 2008
    Brighton & Hove City Council changes its modus operandi 19 March 2008
    Brighton & Hove City Council leader steps down 18 March 2008
    Does Brighton already have enough drinking venues? 9 February 2008
    Greening Growth 4 January 2008
    Greens win Regency - no change in Council make up 14 December 2007
    By-election today determines Council make-up 13 December 2007
    Brighton & Hove pub and club ban on hold 30 November 2007
    Council bosses take lessons in efficiency 17 November 2007
    Council leader outlines key priorities 29 October 2007
    Council promises to remain "open" 19 October 2007
    Report pans local government “lack of originality” but praises Brighton 18 October 2007
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) - so that's what it means for the real world 11 October 2007
    Anger at changes in governance for City Council 21 August 2007
    Council to put its accounts up for public scrutiny 21 July 2007
    Radical change for city council committees? 13 July 2007
    Businesses must contribute to the debate on licensing policy 29 June 2007
    David Cameron backs elected mayors 16 June 2007
    Council elects new leader and creates 2 new committees 25 May 2007
    Final results for local elections in Brighton & Hove 4 May 2007
    The end of landfill is nigh 29 April 2007
    Council elections – Thursday 3 May 2007 30 March 2007
    Lyons delivers (was it worth the wait?) 24 March 2007
    Health and safety at work - too much?...too little? 3 March 2007
    Brighton & Hove moves to West Midlands 22 December 2006
    Lyons Inquiry consults on Barker, Leitch and Eddington papers 17 December 2006
    All change ahead for Councils? 29 October 2006
    Government revisits concept of elected mayors 22 October 2006
    Government revisits concept of elected mayors 22 October 2006
    Ministers reject the concept of ‘elected mayors’ 31 July 2006
    Help shape the future of Brighton & Hove – become a councillor 22 June 2006
    Loss of Labour candidate for Queen’s Park ward. 18 June 2006
    New Conservative leader, new Labour deputy leader. 27 May 2006
    Control over business rates needs to remain centralised 11 May 2006
    "Deliver for business" Council election candidates told 8 April 2006
    BUDGET 2006: City regions and Urban Growth 25 March 2006
    Budget might give more power to cities 19 March 2006
    Government hints at letting go 27 January 2006
    Brighton & Hove Council leader resigns 21 January 2006
    Council concern over age of councillors 24 December 2005
    Council’s economic role moves up the political agenda. 13 November 2005
    Government to empower local people 1 July 2005
    What do you want to do with the Town Hall? 6 June 2005
    City Mayors revisited? 26 April 2005
    Brighton & Hove Council funding for Big Issue halted 17 December 2004
    Labour loses in Hangleton & Knoll 8 October 2004
    Business Community suggestions for new Chief Executive 27 September 2004
    Local Authority seeks new Economic Development Manager 27 September 2004
    Brighton Planners get it right 16 September 2004
    Brighton & Hove Chief Exec resigns 31 August 2004
    Brighton & Hove Council Statement of Licensing Policy 12 August 2004
    Councils might regain control of UBR 30 April 2004
    Brighton Face-to-Face Charity Workers May Face Increasing Regulation 21 October 2003
    City smoking ban dismissed by stakeholders of the late night economy 10 October 2003
    What Does a Hung Council Means For Business? 25 June 2003
    PEL Applications Now on the Web 24 May 2003
    Membership of Committees 19 May 2003
    Brighton & Hove Council Results 2 May 2003
    New Ward Boundaries in May Elections 8 March 2003
    Brighton and Hove Councillors 4 December 2002

  • Regional Government
    RadioReverb Launches Its Own Politics Show 13 January 2017
    A LEP in the dark 5 June 2010
    Eric Pickles becomes Communities and Local Government Secretary. 14 May 2010
    Another week, another statement of intent on RDAs 9 March 2010
    Is running a business like running the country? 29 December 2009
    Minister for the South East visits Economic Partnership 14 May 2009
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) - so that's what it means for the real world 11 October 2007
    Warning about scrapping the regional assembly 31 August 2007
    SEERA to go, SEEDA to get bigger? 15 July 2007
    David Cameron backs elected mayors 16 June 2007
    England's RDAs - could do better 26 May 2007
    Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) want to go solo 10 May 2007
    City Regions concept will run out of steam 19 April 2007
    Think Tank calls for beefed up RDAs 9 March 2007
    Ministers reject the concept of ‘elected mayors’ 31 July 2006
    Government Offices ordered to trim their sails. 1 April 2006
    Heavyweight challenge for the South East Plan 8 March 2005
    SEEDA raises concerns about draft South East Plan (SEP) 24 January 2005
    South East Plan Consultation 22 January 2005


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