Is compliance strangling commerce?

After a tortuous experience trying to do business with the private wealth department of a well-known clearing bank, agency boss Trevor Abrahmsohn has had it up to here with suffocating regulatory restrictions…

Why viability studies are often not viable

A system which enables councils to charge developers twice for studies into the viability of their building projects is unfair, causes months of delays, and discriminates against SME companies, says Charles Hesse