Looking into 2018 Are your clients ready for payroll in 2018?  The fluidity of payroll changes look set to continue through 2018 and we have already learned that the rules can alter quickly. Businesses are firstly met with the challenge of trying to organise their payroll around the gig economy. The freelancing market is expanding…

Date posted: January 25, 2018

Auto Enrolment is set for a bit of a shake-up with plans to extend the scheme to all workers over the age of 18 and to include all earnings instead of qualifying earnings. The Government has laid out plans to do away with the lower earnings limit of £10,000 as well as reducing the minimum…

Date posted: January 18, 2018

It is sad to say that unfair treatment towards women in the workplace relating to pregnancy and motherhood still seems to be an issue in our society.  ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) revealed that calls regarding discrimination against pregnant women and maternity issues were still rising. I would have hoped by 2018 that this…

Date posted: January 11, 2018

Why accepting the cheapest accountancy quote could be jeopardizing their business!! When we compile an accountancy quote proposal for a prospective client, sometimes we get a kind reply saying, “Thanks for the proposal, however we have gone with a cheaper quote” … this mindset reaffirms to me why so many businesses close down in the…

Date posted: January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to everyone out there!                   As we enter 2018 I thought it might be a good time to remind everybody about the National Living and Minimum Wage increases that lie ahead in April. It’s as good a time as any to encourage employers to consider…

Date posted: January 4, 2018