Small businesses will soon need to register under the government’s pension auto-enrolment scheme. Under a law introduced in 2012, all employers must eventually offer a workplace pension scheme and automatically enrol eligible workers in it. This requirement has applied to larger employers since October 2012 and will apply to all employers […]

New employment law is usually introduced each October. The following key changes that are most likely to affect small businesses from 1st October 2015: Increase in the National Minimum Wage: For workers aged 21 and over – increases to £6.70 per hour For workers aged 18-20 – increases to £5.30 per […]

The budget on 8th July introduced a number of new measures, which we summarise below. For Businesses The Annual Investment Allowance: Currently a maximum of £500,000 on qualifying plant and machinery Reduced to £200,000 from 1st January 2016 The Employment Allowance: Increases to £3,000 from April 2016 Companies where the […]