Our national government as well as the European Union play a big part in influencing business activity today: • through taxation and spending
• through laws, directives and regulations
• through encouraging business activity through subsidies and support • by providing advice and support for business.
Here are some examples of the way in which government influences business activity today: 1. Employment Policy
Governments play a major part in trying to stimulate employment. For example, the present government is keen to encourage business efficiency so that UK businesses are competitive in international markets and therefore create jobs. For those who have difficulty finding work, the government h...