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Federation of Small Businesses: 'Overhaul regulations to help firms'

Small firms say they are suffering from an excess of red tape as new powers for Wales result in more regulations.

"Heavy handed and inconsistent" regulation was a common complaint, a report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Wales claimed.

It calls for an overhaul of the system to allow companies to grow and create more jobs and to stop Wales falling behind better regulated countries.

The Welsh government said it had not seen the report.

Business correspondent Brian Meechan reports.

  • 03 Oct 2014
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