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New website launched!

New website launched!

  We are really excited to announce the launch of our new responsive mobile friendly website. Take a look around and give us your feedback. If you are one of our clients and would like to have your logo and a link to your website on our client page then please... read more

National Insurance

This coming tax year the National Insurance threshold is remaining at £8,112 (£156 per week) before employee or employer NIC is deducted. But the employment allowance is going up to £3,000 covering employer’s NIC to that level. You can claim Employment Allowance as a... read more

Tax Code

For 2016 to 2017 the basic Personal Allowance will be £11,000 and the basic rate limit will be £32,000. The new threshold (starting point) for PAYE is £212 per week (£917 per month). The 2016/17 standard tax code if 1100L – the 1100 refers to the £11,000 tax free... read more

Increase in costs for Sole Director Companies

The Chancellor’s budget announcement that Employment Allowance is increasing to £3,000 for the new tax year comes with a sting in the tail for companies whose sole employee is a director. From the start of the new tax year 6th April 2016 these companies will no longer... read more

National Living Wage

From April 2016, the national living wage will increase from £6.70 to £7.20 an hour. Workers aged 25 and over and not in the first year of an apprenticeship will be legally entitled to this amount. The minimum wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under. The... read more

Loan Application Success

We have just completed a loan application through Funding Circle, raised £30,000 for a client. The application was made on Thursday, posted on the Funding Circle website on Monday, and fully funded by 8am Tuesday morning. We should have the money in the bank by the... read more

Is your PSC register ready?

Perhaps something that has been under the radar is that from 6th April 2016 pretty much every company and LLP has a new legal requirement to comply with. All companies must keep and publish on Companies House a register of the personal details of all ‘People with... read more

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