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Minimum wage non-payment excuses ‘outrageous’


9 Sep 2021

The National Minimum Wage has been in place for more than two decades. It currently stands at £8.91 per hour …
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SME confidence is on the rise as employers make plans to expand their workforce


9 Sep 2021

Official research has found increasing confidence amongst SME employers, with 26 per cent saying they expect to increase their employee …
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How will the National Insurance and dividend tax increases affect me?


8 Sep 2021

Taxpayers face an increase in their National Insurance contributions (NICs) and dividend tax rates from 2022. To explain how this …
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Beware of exceeding your pension pot allowance


11 Aug 2021

Thousands of people who put money into their pension each year are inadvertently failing to declare pension tax charges, according …
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Draft legislation published for next Finance Bill


11 Aug 2021

Taxation and other measures to be included in the Finance Bill for 2021-22 have now been announced. The draft legislation …
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Super-deduction gives businesses confidence to grow


11 Aug 2021

As the UK economy gets back to full speed and confidence grows amongst small businesses, the impact of the ‘super-deduction’ …
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Taxman says help available as debt collection resumes


11 Aug 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned that debt collection will resume as the UK emerges from the pandemic and …
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SMEs optimistic and frustrated as economy set to thrive


11 Aug 2021

With predictions that the UK economy is set to grow at its fastest pace in 80 years and could recover …
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HMRC auto-correcting 2020-21 SEISS tax returns


11 Aug 2021

Where grants claimed under the self-employment income support scheme (SEISS) do not correspond with records held by HM Revenue & …
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The fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open


2 Aug 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that the portal for the fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme …
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