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Anyone who registered an LPA within the last four years could be entitled to a fee refund

Posted in Blog | Posted on 20 Feb, 2018

British adults who have registered a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) at some point within the last four years could be entitled to a partial refund on any fees paid to the Office of the Public Guardian…

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Spring statement will contain ‘no tax changes or spending increases’, Treasury confirms

Posted in Blog | Posted on 19 Feb, 2018

RSA explores idea of Universal Basic Income

Posted in Blog | Posted on 16 Feb, 2018

The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has published proposals exploring the idea of a Universal Basic Income.

Two in five SMEs expecting growth in next few months

Posted in Blog, SME | Posted on 15 Feb, 2018

A new report suggests that almost two fifths (39 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are anticipating strong growth over the next few months.

Automatic enrolment hits magic 1 million milestone

Posted in Blog | Posted on 14 Feb, 2018

More than one million employers have now enrolled their workers into a workplace pension scheme, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed.

Bank of England warns of impending interest rate increases

Posted in Blog, Interest Rates | Posted on 13 Feb, 2018

In recent days, the Bank of England (BoE) has warned that it intends to increase interest rates “sooner and faster” than previously expected over the coming months.

The GDPR is just around the corner – is your business prepared?

Posted in Blog | Posted on 12 Feb, 2018

Important changes to data protection legislation which could see non-compliant businesses handed hefty fines will be phased in later this year.

Government targets unpaid internships in employment reforms

Posted in Blog, SME | Posted on 9 Feb, 2018

The Government will crackdown on unpaid internships as part of its radical overhaul of modern working practices.

Government supports small businesses through Carillion collapse

Posted in Blog, SME | Posted on 7 Feb, 2018

The Government has backed a £100 million support package for small businesses affected by the Carillion collapse.

New IR35 rules could be extended to the private sector by April 2019

Posted in Blog | Posted on 6 Feb, 2018