Olympic authorities face business criticism - Today's small business news roundup

  • By Josh Hall
  • 21 May 2012
Olympic authorities face business criticism - Today's small business news roundup

Olympic rows, stagflation concerns, and controversial reports - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.

Olympic authorities are being unreasonable in their enforcement of branding rules.

This is according to the Federation of Small Businesses, which said today that “small firms should feel the London Olympics are an opportunity, rather than a threat.” [Independent]

The UK could be heading for ‘stagflation’ according to economists.

There is growing concern that a combination of rising living costs and flat growth could see a return to the economic conditions of the mid 1970s. [ThisIsMoney]

A controversial new report on regulation is likely to gain support from the prime minister.

The Beecroft report is expected to call for measures including a reduction in the redundancy consultation period from 90 to 30 days. [BBC]

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