Close

Companies House Update

Companies House over the next two years are replacing their core systems, allowing company information to be viewed and updated through a new unified online service. Companies House will deliver a more efficient service with no associated cost for providing searches. This will allow data to be made available free for the first time, which […]

Read More

Accelerating Business Growth

Accelerating Business Growth (ABG) is grant funding for capital investment, with the aim to stimulate company growth and create jobs. Some of the projects funded could include • Machinery acquisition • Property improvement • Property acquisition Funding of £20,000 to a maximum of £1,000,000 is available, dependent upon total project cost and the level of […]

Read More

Banks to be forced to refer rejected businesses to alternative funders

George Osborne recently announced that the Government will introduce new rules to force banks to offer to refer rejected business customers to alternative funders. Under the new rules businesses will be referred to challenger banks and alternative funders such as crowdfunders, P2P lenders and invoice financiers.  Osborne said “It’s only by harnessing innovations in finance, […]

Read More

Are you employing a student this summer?

Did you know that you should follow the same procedure for temporary student workers as you do for new full time workers?  Here are the steps you need to take for PAYE and NI purposes to stay on the right side of HMRC. First of all you need to ask the student to fill in […]

Read More

Workplace Pensions – Are You Ready?

As an employer you will have to comply with the new pension legislation. Employers are obliged to automatically enrol eligible workers into a workplace pension scheme. The date from which employers automatically enrol employees (the “staging date”) depends upon the size of the workforce. Key Points: • All employers are required to register with the Pension […]

Read More

Real Time Information Update

If you have more than 9 employees and fewer than 50, you should have started Real Time Information (RTI) from 6 April.  Businesses with 9 employees or fewer must now also start real time reporting. However, existing employers with 9 or fewer employees will now not have to start RTI until April 2016. They can […]

Read More

Tax relief cut for multiple home owners

Final period relief used to exempt home owners from paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the last 36 months of property ownership. New rules introduced on 6th April 2014 restrict the exemption to the last 18 months. The change should not cause a problem if you only have one property and continue to live there, but it […]

Read More

New Website for Business in South Ribble

A new website has been launched as a one-stop-shop for business in South Ribble, offering a place to find everything about working, living, learning and relaxing in the borough. The launch of the website aims to offer a whole range of resources for businesses at the click of a few buttons from finding the right […]

Read More

The World Cup & Your Business

With the world cup well under way and a couple of weeks left to go has this had an impact on your business? The main issues affecting both employee and employer will be around requests for annual leave, sickness absence and website use during working hours. These issues aren’t just relevant for the World Cup, they […]

Read More

This site uses cookies. Privacy Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close