46% of investment companies are now paying dividends on a quarterly basis.
Leaving the EU without a trade deal in place could leave exporters with £6 billion a year of extra costs.
Active membership in defined benefit pension schemes has decreased by half over the last decade.
Proposed changes to the VAT flat rate scheme could see higher costs for smaller firms.
Individuals who want to top up their state pension income have until 5 April 2017 to make an application.