Category Archives: Lifestyle

What does the Spring Statement 2022 Mean for You?

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On Wednesday 23rd March, Rishi Sunak presented his Spring Statement 2022. He opened with his acknowledgement of increased living costs, which have been fuelled by supply chain issues and the invasion of Ukraine. Here we summarise the main points covered in the Statement.  The Statement was based on a three-part tax plan to strengthen the […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – Exploring Mexico!

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Hola and welcome to the Mexico blog part 2! Obviously I’m writing this after the fact, and honestly it’s just making me so happy remembering this trip, and seriously looking forward to going back! We left off last time at a delicious traditional breakfast, including tortillas (of course), refried beans, chorizo, avocado … Energised, we […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – We’re off to Central America!

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When we set out in our little van 17 whole blogs (8 months!) ago, we really had no idea how long this would last, when we would have a home again, where we would go, what we would do … Our plans have been fluid, as we’ve all come to learn they HAVE to be […]

Pink Pig HR – Our HR Support Services

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Is your business in need of HR Support?  From contracts to procedures, Pink Pig HR is here to help! At Pink Pig HR we enable you to provide for your team and business, so you can focus on growing your business and growing your team. It’s vital a business has the basics in place to […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – Our team day out!

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After the excitement (and eating) of our time in Cyrpus, life once again became a bit uneventful! But I did have something to look forward to, as we were going to have our Pink Pig team day out! But first – I had to actually get back to the UK. I was planning to fly […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – December!

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Hi everyone! The travel blog you didn’t realise you were missing is back! We all know that life gets a bit hectic over December, and so with all of my actually important work to be doing(!), the blog fell by the wayside a little. So where we left off in the last blog, we had […]

How to make the most of your 2022/23 Holiday Allowance

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Have you done it yet? Have you actually been on a plane since 2019?! Some of us may have taken the gamble throughout the pandemic – will my holiday get cancelled? Will I end up spending more on tests than on the actual vacation itself?! And a lot have been keeping tucked away safely at […]

Can I make a charity donation from my limited company?

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The short answer is YES, you can make a charity donation from your limited company!  You will also reduce your corporation tax bill for certain donations – and there are more options than you think! So what can I donate to charity? Well I guess the most common, and simplest, donation is of course money […]

Increase to National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage for 22/23

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Under the minimum wage legislation, workers must be paid at least the statutory minimum wage for their age. There are two types of minimum wage, the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The NLW & NMW increase on April 1st each year. National Living Wage (NLW) The NLW is a higher […]

The Importance of Rest

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When you started your own business, you likely did it for one or a combination of the Three Freedoms business owners strive for. They are Financial, Time or Mind Freedom but we live in a world where we are constantly on the go, hustling 24/7 and we equate how busy we are with success and […]