October 2017 was the deadline for all small businesses to provide a pension scheme for employees via auto enrolment, with 3 months in which to comply, all small business employees should now have a shiny new pension plan in their pockets! However… this does not apply to freelancers and most contractors.
2018 will see big changes for small and medium sized businesses in the UK. Whether you’re looking to start up a business in 2018 or you’re looking to grow, here’s what you need to know.
Ask any busy freelancer what their top 5 bug-bares are and ‘holidays/time off’ is likely to be near the top of the list. Freelancers love the freedom freelancing can provide, but it’s not easy to turn down work and you can often find yourself having a packed work schedule. So where does time off for Christmas fit in?
The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the first ever Autumn Budget today in parliament. Here’s our summary with a special focus on what small businesses and contractors need to know.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Halloween and Bonfire Night have been ticked off the list and now we’re getting excited for Christmas and New Year’s Eve – plus all the festivities planned with friends and family.
If you have any overseas investments, please read this blog. You’ll likely have until September 2018 to declare any undeclared offshore interests to HMRC or face the music. Here’s what you need to know.
MTD, you’ll likely have seen the acronym knocking about for a few years now, it’s the thing the government keeps putting back because it’s a huge change to the way businesses will handle their taxes, and there’s been quite a bit of push-back!
GDPR, it’s one of those acronyms that you know of, but not much about. In this blog we explain what it is, who it affects and what you need to do now to make your business compliant.
Whether you’re just starting up a business, you’re established or you think your workplace culture could use a tune-up, there are a few important steps to take to help you develop a winning workplace culture.
So many businesses get workplace culture wrong, and this is usually because they start out without a defined idea of what they want their culture to be. So many SMEs fall victim to a toxic workplace culture because they simply grow so fast that they don’t realise a negative culture is developing around them.