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Increase to Minimum Auto-Enrolment Contributions – April 2019

Increase to Minimum Auto-Enrolment Contributions – April 2019

April 2019 sees the last legally required increase to auto-enrolment pension contributions, seven years since they were introduced. But employers’ role in helping staff to save for their retirement through the scheme is far from over. On 6th April 2019, the minimum...

Marriage Tax Allowance:  what is it, who qualifies for it, how to claim

Marriage Tax Allowance: what is it, who qualifies for it, how to claim

Are you married or in a civil partnership? If so you may be entitled to a £900 tax break called the marriage tax allowance. Yet about one million couples are still missing out. It's free money, so worth checking – and you can now qualify even if your partner has...

Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Chancellor’s Spring Statement

On the basis you’ve probably heard enough about Brexit! In our latest newsletter we focus on the Chancellor’s Spring Statement and the implications for you or your business. As we head towards Brexit, the Chancellor has pledged to spend £26.6bn to boost the economy....

A healthy mind equals a healthy business

A healthy mind equals a healthy business

Starting and running your own small business is a real accomplishment. You’re raising and running out of cash, dealing with customers, building a team, growing before a competitor grabs the market. There’s never enough time in the day, and it can be difficult to turn...

Xero and Stripe Help You Get Paid Faster

Xero and Stripe Help You Get Paid Faster

Taking online payments significantly reduces the time it takes for you to get paid. For years, your customers have been able to pay Xero invoices promptly online. Xero are now making it even easier for you to engage with your customers – swiftly, securely...

How to spot and avoid HMRC phishing scams

How to spot and avoid HMRC phishing scams

As HMRC moves more of its services online, fraudsters are exploiting this transition by targeting taxpayers with fake emails. Known as ‘phishing’, these communications are designed to encourage people to impart sensitive personal or financial information which can...

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