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When do I need to set up a pension for my employees?

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The short answer for this is – probably as soon as you have employees! But of course, the reality of the ins and outs is that it’s never quite that straightforward is it! I often find it simpler to work out what doesn’t apply, and then, by power of deduction, we’ll know what does! Have […]

4 Things to think about as you build your business

4 Things to think about as you build your business blog

You’ve made it through your first year, you’ve made some money, overcome a few challenges and are settling into actually being a business owner.  But now what? You’re now in the build phase of your business.  It could be you’re working towards your next goal, you may be taking on your first employee, or looking […]

We do more than just keep the tax man happy!

We’re not merely accountants – we do more than just keeping the tax man happy! Traditional accountants will focus on keeping the tax man happy, but we’re here to partner with our clients and make a real difference.  We want you to spend less time doing boring accounts stuff and more time doing the things […]

Auto Enrolment Contribution Rates Increase from 6th April 2019

The minimum contributions for Auto Enrolment pensions are increasing by law from the 6th April 2019.  As an employer you need to pay a minimum of 3% of your employees salary to their pension, and the total contribution reaching 8% – with your staff making up the rest of the contribution.   As an employer […]

All you need to know about Auto Enrolment

All you need to know about Auto Enrolment Pensions

I’ll warn you now – this is a long one, and quite a lot of information is included – but includes everything you need to know about Auto Enrolment to ensure you are fully compliant. Get a cup of tea and turn off all distractions and we’ll take you through it as simply as possible. […]

Taking on Your First Employee – Guest Blog from Joanna Hayes

Taking on Your First Employee Guest Blog from Joanna Hayes of Assured HR Fantastic, so your business has been successful and grown beyond your expectations and you are now in the exciting position to take the next step and recruit your first employee.  So what does this mean and how do you get it right […]