Small Business Commissioner consultation launched.

The Department for Business (BIS) has launched a consultation seeking views on plans to establish a Small Business Commissioner Service.  Primarily, the proposed role of the Commissioner will be to help smaller companies resolve late payment and supply chain disputes without the need to go to court.  the Commissioner service would also assist small companies to access advice, support mediation and conciliation services and have the power to investigate complaints and report on its findings.  The closing date for responses is 21st August 2015.

To read more about the proposals, go to:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-commissioner-to-tackle-late-payment-culture

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