Small businesses warned over fraud risk - Today's small business news roundup

  • By Josh Hall
  • 22 May 2012
Small businesses warned over fraud risk - Today's small business news roundup

Inflation falls, landlord licences, and fraud risks - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.

UK consumer inflation fell in April to 3 per cent, according to official figures.

Meanwhile the Retail Prices Index fell to 3.5 per cent from 3.6 per cent in the previous month. [BBC]

Welsh landlords will have to get a licence under new plans announced this week.

According to a new white paper landlords would only be able to let their properties once they had been personally accredited. [Guardian]

Small business owners should be alert to trading fraud according to a new report.

The value of suspected trading fraud this year is already higher than the total noted during 2011, according to figures from Euler Hermes. [Telegraph]

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