30 March

Workplace Pension Auto-Enrolment – Small Business and Exemptions

The law on the provision of Workplace Pensions has been implemented in phases since 2012. Eventually, virtually all UK employers will be legally required to automatically enrol most staff into a pension scheme and to make direct contributions. This programme began in October 2012 for the largest employers. Now, the Staging Dates for small businesses […]

22 March

Budget 2015 – Promises for the Future and Tax Changes Now

The Chancellor of the Exchequer used the final Budget before the General Election in the UK to unveil some significant tax changes. However, most of these are promises for the future: The increases in the Personal Allowance to ¬£11,000 are staged in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 tax years as are the increases to the Higher […]