27 April 2018

HOW ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE CAN INCREASE PROFITS




Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage cash flow and make better business decisions. But what many business owners don’t take advantage of are key insights that can improve customer care and increase […]

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15 April 2018

GDPR AND YOUR BUSINESS




European data protection laws are changing and come into force 25 May 2018. These new laws will affect all businesses in the UK and the current Data Protection Act (DPA) will be updated to reflect the GDPR obligations. The GDPR is a framework with greater scope, much tougher punishments and judicial remedy for those who […]

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6 April 2018

AUTOENROLMENT CONTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS




From today (6 April 2018) employers are required to increase the value of the minimum contribution to their employee’s automatic enrolment pension to at least 2%. A further increase to 3% will come into place on 6 April 2019. Employee contributions will also increase to 3% in April 2018, then to 5% in 2019. This […]

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26 March 2018

HOW TO TURN YOUR HOBBY INTO A BUSINESS




Thinking about turning your passion into a paying gig? These steps will help you avoid some common mistakes as you set out to earn an income from your favorite pastime. Do you have what it takes? Unless you’ve run a business before, it’s easy to get carried away with the idea of how perfect it […]

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15 March 2018

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE RATES 2018




Changes are coming to the National Minimum Wage in all brackets with minimum wage rates rising by at least 30p per hour for all brackets over the age of 18. The current National Minimum Wage will still apply until the 31st March 2018 and the change will come into force on the 1st April 2018. The movement […]

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