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Investors encouraged to seek of HMRC's seal of approval

Date: 20/01/16

People using the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) are encouraged to check the credentials of start-ups before investing in them. The SEIS was created to encourage individuals and other businesses to invest in new enterprise and... Read More

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Avoid a penalty and plan ahead for staff pensions

Date: 15/01/16

Small businesses are reminded that they face large fines for not adhering to new staff pension rules.  Around half a million UK employers with fewer than 30 employees will be required to enrol eligible staff into a pension and start paying into it... Read More

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Time to review your pension lifetime allowance

Date: 06/01/16

From 6 April 2016, the pensions Lifetime Allowance (LTA) will be reduced to £1 million.   The LTA is the maximum amount of pension savings you can build up without being subject to an extra charge (the Lifetime Allowance Charge).   This is... Read More

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Christmas comes second to work for SME owners

Date: 16/12/15

According to Zurich's latest SME Risk Index, 49 per cent of the UK's small business owners worked on Christmas Day last year.  The research indicated the challenges of achieving a work-life balance, with a further nine per cent having admitted to... Read More

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Don't forget your self assessment tax return deadline

Date: 11/12/15

At this time of year most people's focus will be on buying presents, putting up decorations and preparing the Christmas dinner, but people need to remember the self-assessment tax return deadline. Taxpayers who are required to complete... Read More

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