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Monday, 28 May 2012
Friday, 25 May 2012
Thursday, 24 May 2012
New research has suggested that many young unemployed people do not have the basic skills needed to obtain a regular job. Find out more and read the article on our website.
Introducing a single 30% income tax rate would help to boost the UK's ailing economy, according to a report by economists and company directors. Find out more and read the article here.
Monday, 21 May 2012
More than a fifth of individuals have failed to put by any funds for their retirement, a new study has warned. Find out more on our website. If you would like advice or help with your financial planning, please contact us.
Friday, 18 May 2012
Business groups have given mixed reactions to the latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics, which suggests that employment rose by 105,000 in the three months to March, with unemployment falling by 45,000 on the previous quarter. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 17 May 2012
Small businesses are continuing to feel the pain of the UK’s late payment culture, with the average small firm having £45,000 worth of unpaid invoices at the end of 2011. Find out more on our website.
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Government plans to reduce child benefit for families where an individual earns more than £50,000 have come under fire from a leading accountancy body. Find out more on our website.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
The national minimum wage (NMW) for apprentices should be increased in order to improve the image of internships amongst young people, employers have said. Find out more by reading the full article here.
Monday, 14 May 2012
Up to 3.5 million taxpayers are set to receive tax refunds from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), as the annual reconciliation of PAYE for 2011/12 begins. Find out more and read the article here. If you would like help with your tax situation or would like help ensuring that your PAYE code is correct, please contact us now.
Friday, 11 May 2012
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released a series of tests which are designed to help determine the employment status of workers. Find out more on our website.
Business groups have expressed concerns over the recent Queen’s Speech, with many arguing that the measures do not go far enough to boost economic growth. Find out more on our website.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is urging banks to help drive the SME export market, by relaxing the lending criteria for small firms considering overseas operations. To read the article click here. If you would like more information about exporting your business, contact us and request a copy of our Export for growth document, produced in conjunction with UKTI.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Friday, 4 May 2012
A number of organisations have warned that small businesses could struggle to implement the new filing requirements under Real Time Information (RTI), due to poor internet access or a lack of technical knowledge. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 3 May 2012
Taxpayers are being forced to wait longer to speak to an HMRC adviser, with one in four calls to the tax authority’s helpline going unanswered. Read the article on our website to find out more.
Wednesday, 2 May 2012
More than four million taxpayers will pay tax at the highest rates this financial year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has predicted. Find out more on our website. Contact us now on 020 7240 5821 to find out how we could help you with your tax affairs.
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Individuals are being advised to take care when moving funds from their bank account, following a rise in the number of complaints relating to money transfers. Find out more on our website.