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Latest Posts

Nov.30
2017

Testing the Waters Before Committing to Your Hobby

There is nothing I hate more than hearing somebody refer to my blogging work as a hobby. Though I didn’t mind hearing it before, whilst I was working in other employment and it was my little hobby on the side, now it is different.
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Nov.17
2017

Small companies ‘are dodging the most tax’

Tax dodging is commonly associated with big business, but HM Revenue & Customs says that small and medium-sized companies are responsible for 51 per cent of the £5.2 billion “tax gap” between what is owed and what is paid.
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Nov.01
2017

The unequal battle between banks and small companies

In October, Ross McEwan, the Royal Bank of Scotland boss, took an unorthodox approach to getting in front of the latest round of bad publicity concerning the bank’s treatment of small businesses.
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Oct.18
2017

Euronext weighs up stock options

Over the past few weeks Ireland has been at the centre of serious, and at times difficult, negotiations that will have some impact on the future of Europe. There was also a bit of brouhaha about Brexit.
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Oct.08
2017

Thank the self-employed for Britain’s jobs miracle

It might be an age thing, but the pace of life these days can be dizzying. There was a time when budgets rarely unravelled, and even bad measures were seen through to the bitter end. Then they started unravelling, but not usually for a few weeks.
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Oct.08
2017

Army of self-employed is taxing for Britain

They are a teeming army of creative, versatile, self-reliant risk-takers and the backbone of the British economy. Alternatively, they are opportunistic tax dodgers, functionaries who masquerade as entrepreneurs to qualify for perks unavailable to mere salaried employees.
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Sep.26
2017

Richer self-employed face bigger bills after budget tax shake‑up

Philip Hammond is likely to announce plans to overhaul the tax system for the self‑employed in next week’s budget.
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Sep.10
2017

Tories delay pledge to cut national insurance for the self-employed

A Conservative manifesto pledge to abolish national insurance contributions for low-paid self-employed workers is to be delayed for a year, saving the Treasury £200 million.
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Aug.30
2017

Can’t save? Drop the daily latte habit

Cutting back on one £3 drink a week could generate additional pension savings of more than £14,000
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Aug.15
2017

Having a baby? Start saving now

Is it ever too early to save for your child’s future?
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