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Apprenticeship starts down by 24%

British Chambers of Commerce calls for apprenticeship levy reform.

Smaller landlords feel the sting of tax changes

Alterations to tax relief concern 1 in 4 landlords.

OTS calls for business tax simplification

Reforms recommended for 5 key business development stages.

Over-55s worried about running out of retirement income

1 in 5 feel ‘worse off’ than expected.

Directors positive about UK economy

Brexit uncertainty falls out of top 3 business concerns.