Financial planning is essential to the success of any business, whichever stage it is at. Having an accurate idea of your current and likely future finances can help reduce the impact of any unforeseen challenges and let you get on with running your business.
Financial planning for start ups
Before you set about turning your entrepreneurial dream into a reality, you need to objectively assess whether your idea will...
Newport Cricket Club’s Girl cricketers completed a unique ‘double’ by winning the Lady Taverners UK National titles at both U13 and U15 age groups. The girls, who have benefitted from a generous sponsorship from HSJ accountants, who supported the Girls winter coaching programme, swept all before them at the two National Finals Days at Leamington Cricket Club.
In 2013 George Osborne announced a £2,000 employment allowance which removed the first £2,000 of employers’ National Insurance contributions. This tax cut is estimated to benefit 1.25 million businesses and 35,000 charities. It is also predicted that 450,000 businesses will drop out of paying employers’ National Insurance completely.
Show support for SBS UK by building up the hype in the run up to the day. Official marketing material will be available to download from the SBSUK team soon. You can also advertise the event by displaying posters in and around your premises.
The auto enrolment time clock has started.
Auto enrolment is not straightforward and will catch the unwary and ill-prepared.
Under the scheme all employers must automatically enrol certain members of their workforce into a pension scheme and will have to make contributions into it – initially it’s a minimum of 1% however this will soon rise to 3%.