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Business expectation is that red tape will worsen

According to Bank of Scotland’s latest SME confidence index, almost three quarters of respondents believe that their struggles with legislation will heighten over the next three years.

Additionally, more than half of SME owners believed the need to comply with regulation is hampering their company’s performance intensely.  The majority also believe that the UK implements EU law more aggressively than it needs to.



Date: 4th October, 2007
Author: Cathy Corns


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