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Monthly Archives: May 2015

EU or not EU? That’s the (Pension) question…

No matter what decision the UK comes to with the in-out referendum over belonging to the EU at the end of 2017, the future about pension schemes is unclear. De-regulation may be a possibility. Professional support and advice is a must. Further Reading: Financial Times on pension schemes

Who has the skills to carry out auto-enrolment duties?

The Pensions Regulator issues warnings and reminders to British companies virtually every week. Auto-enrolment is here to stay, yet even companies with an in-house payroll function struggle: personnel is not trained to incorporate the new duties, and training is costly, both in terms of resources and time. Outsourcing may really make sense and literally save…

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Small businesses say that tax simplification is top priority

British Franchise Association:  A national survey of UK small businesses has shown that more than 90% of business owners will use their vote today, 7 May. With total voter turnout at the last general election in 2010 of just over 65%, politicians of all parties are being warned to ignore the sector “at their peril”….

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AMonline: Khan Thornton’s advice to car dealers in the media