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Nearly half of self-employed people have no pension

Latest research from Prudential found that 43% of self-employed people do not have a pension, compared to just 4% of employees. […]

Most workers want flexibility

A new YouGov survey in conjunction with Teneo Blue Rubicon and McDonald’s reveals that almost six in ten (58%) UK workers would choose to start work earlier than 9am if they could leave earlier than 5pm. […]

Official figures show significantly more men earning top salaries than women

Government data issued last week shows a significant disparity in the number of men and women with a six-figure income. […]

Latest minimum wage breachers named & shamed

Last week, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published their latest list naming and shaming 180 firms that have breached the minimum wage regulations. […]

You should avoid abusive relationships

It is important to consider the scope of the General Anti Avoidance Rule (GAAR) and the impact of entering into “abusive arrangements”, the net is closing and the GAAR is rightly catching those [...]

Disclosure of tax avoidance schemes

Find out about the rules for disclosure of VAT, indirect and direct taxes and National Insurance contributions tax avoidance schemes and the penalties for non disclosure. […]

90% of People consider tax avoidance as “morally wrong”

Nine out of ten British adults say tax avoidance by large companies is morally wrong even if it is legal, while three-quarters want the UK government to legislate to discourage UK companies from avoiding tax [...]

Five tax scheme companies wound-up

Five Birmingham companies, involved in providing temporary workers through professional service companies have been wound-up. […]

The Autumn Budget – Key Points

Philip Hammond has delivered his second Budget as chancellor. Here are the key points of his speech. IR35 reform in the private sector […]

Are you Self Employed? Santa could be bringing you some extra cash this Christmas!

Have you submitted your 2016/17 Self-Assessment Tax Return? […]