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How can the Marriage Allowance save you money?

Nov 09, 2023

There are many financial and legal benefits to being married or in a civil partnership, but one of the most overlooked reasons is the potential for tax relief. This is because, thanks to the Marriage Allowance, where one partner earns below ...


Managing an Overdrawn Director’s Loan Account

Jun 27, 2023

Are you a company director contemplating a loan from your own business? If yes, it's crucial to understand the workings behind the Director's Loan Account (DLA) and the implications of an overdrawn director’s loan account (ODLA). Director’s Loan Account A DLA is ...


Major pension reforms sparks rethink for UK savers

Jun 08, 2023

Several significant changes were announced by the Government in the 2023 Spring Budget regarding the annual allowance and the lifetime allowance. These changes affect the amount of tax-free contributions individuals in the UK can make towards their pensions, which may have ...

Interest Rates

Strategies for SMEs: Surviving the interest rate hike

May 16, 2023

As interest rates in the UK rise, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will undoubtedly feel the pinch.   Interest rate changes can be effectively managed by SMEs by reviewing and altering the financial processes within their organisations to ensure outstanding debts are ...

P11d form

Employee expenses and benefits: How to submit a P11D form

Apr 25, 2023

Do not be stung when rewarding employees. Avoid penalties on employee benefits by correctly submitting P11D forms. ‘Benefits in kind’ are great perks for employees and a great way for employers to show their appreciation for hard work and valuable contributions. But ...


Government urged to ensure young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund

Sep 02, 2020

The Government is being urged to ensure that young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund, which was set up by the Government in 2005 to provide young adults with a nest-egg. Those born between 1 September 2002 and 2 ...


COVID-19 – HMRC relax inheritance tax process

Apr 17, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced changes to the inheritance tax (IHT) process to ensure minimal disruption because of the coronavirus pandemic. The changes come as a result of the current lockdown measures and aim to ensure that the IHT ...


Almost a fifth of businesses fell into their overdraft in past year

Mar 05, 2020

According to the latest industry research, almost one in five small businesses fell into their overdrafts in the last year in a bid to manage their cash flow. The survey by cashflow management company Fluidly involved 19,799 companies and found that ...


Living wage increase “four times rate of inflation”

Jan 06, 2020

The National Minimum and Living Wage will increase from 01 April 2020, the Government has confirmed. Under approved plans, the National Living Wage (NLW) - for workers over the age of 25 - will rise by 6.5 per cent from £8.21 ...


Majority of employees uncomfortable discussing finances at work

Nov 21, 2019

According to the latest research, two-thirds of employees do not feel comfortable talking about their finances at work, despite more than a fifth of people struggling to make ends meet. The research published by Business in the Community as part of ...


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