Small Business Commissioner role included in Enterprise Bill

Small Business Commissioner role included in Enterprise Bill

The government has confirmed that the role of the Small Business Commissioner will be introduced as part of the Enterprise Bill following consultation on the issue. The Commissioner will provide access to advice, support, mediation and conciliation services, as well as investigating and reporting on complaints.

Summary

The main role of the Small Business Commissioner will be to help put large and small businesses on an equal-footing in relation to bargaining.   The government's consultation ran from 26 July 2015 to 21 August 2015 and there were 97 responses.

Enterprise Bill

On 16 September 2015, the Ent

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Eleanor qualified in 1998 into the insolvency team at ASB law. She became a partner in 2005, and went on to head up the Recovery & Insolvency team. Whilst traditionally specialising mainly in contentious corporate insolvency matters, in recent years she has moved into the non contentious arena, in particular specialising in company administrations.