It’s that time of year again. No, not dry January, but the yearly update from HMRC on the worst excuses they receive from people who failed to submit their tax return on time.Read More "Worst excuses for not filling out a tax return: 2020 update"
Deloitte’s Christmas Survey conducted in 2018 found that UK customers spend an average of £567 over Christmas, over 42% more than the European average of £400. This was the highest amount next to Spain (£526) and Austria (£475). But where exactly is our money being spent?Read More "How much does the UK spend over Christmas?"
After supposedly thwarting a cyber attack on Monday 11th November 2019, the Labour Party suffered a second attack just the next day. Read More "Cyber-attacks and politics"
When it comes to setting up your own business, the red tape can be overwhelming. Here are the legal-musts and good-to-haves of business insurance…Read More "Is it the law to have business insurance?"
Imagine you have the opportunity to invest £100,000 for your company, with a 70% chance of providing a 20% return within five years. Do you decide to go for it? Now consider whether your decision would be different if you could be held personally liable for making the wrong decision; your home and other assets are on the line. Do you have the same approach to risk?Read More "Directors and Officers Insurance: A business essential"
Typically referred to as IR35, the Intermediaries Legislation was implemented in 2000 to tackle tax avoidance by contractors who did the work of permanent employees but bill through their services via limited companies.Read More "How IR35 changes will affect contractors in 2020"
Just purchased a brand-new car? Even though it comes with all the bells and whistles you would expect of a newer model, it might not be as secure from break-ins as you would expect.Read More "Which new car models are most susceptible to keyless theft?"
The women’s game continues to gather steam with more coverage, more commentary pieces, and more press about stemming the tide between men’s and women’s football.Read More "Your guide to the Women’s World Cup 2019"
You browse suitable properties. You arrange a viewing. You’re all set. You call the letting agent to discuss the deposit. Before you know it, you must pay a deposit, one month of rent and ‘referencing fees’ before you’re handed the keys.Read More "What does the Tenant Fees Act mean for landlords and for tenants?"
A new report by Multiply found some worrying statistics for self-employed people surrounding their pensions and the age in which they’ll be able to retire.Read More "Retirement at 79? Pension chaos for the self-employed"