The world of pensions altered significantly in April 2015, and further changes are due in April 2016. You would be forgiven for losing track of these; pensions have become increasingly complex and politicised. Lee Giles, Chartered Financial Planner at Argentis, looks at some of the changes (more…)Read More
From February 1, Sage Instant Accounts as we know it will no longer be available. Burgess Hodgson will be rolling out Sage 50 Accounts Essentials as its replacement which has all the functionality of the old Sage Instant Accounts Plus – with a little bit extra added. (more…)Read More
“Like a teenager’s bedroom, it will become a mess” – this was how one Guardian writer described this year’s Queen’s Speech. But then that’s hardly surprising from a newspaper that is not exactly pro-Conservative (according to a MORI poll taken in 2005, 48% of Guardian readers were Labour voters and 34% Liberal Democrat voters). (more…)Read More
Workers have won an important case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that overtime should count when calculating holiday pay.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling could result in some people claiming for additional holiday pay – as well as making backdated claims but only for a limited period. (more…)Read More
According to a recent report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), 14% of Britons are now self-employed, with the number increasing by 8% in the last year alone.
Some of the benefits of self-employment include being able to choose your customers, being your own boss, and even being able to choose your own working hours. (more…)Read More