From 14 February 2018, tax-free childcare is available to all remaining eligible families: parents whose youngest child is under 12. The new scheme aims to help working parents with the cost of childcare. According to government, it is quick and easy to apply, and parents could save thousands of pounds each year. For every £8 […]

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Let us hope that 2018 presents opportunities to build our business interests and improve the financial position of our families. Certainly, there were many changes last year, not least the ongoing implications of the Brexit vote, that have proved to be challenging (and not only for the politicians). A reminder, as we look forward to […]

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The search is underway to recruit the UK’s first Small Business Commissioner. The commissioner will be a high profile role supporting small businesses in payment disputes with their larger customers. The Commissioner appointment is an important measure in tackling late payment issues. Expected to be based in Birmingham, the Commissioner will be a national champion […]

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This month’s featured blog “The contract says that they are self-employed… but are they?” comes from: Kevin Murphy LLB(Hons) LPC DPL Director of Employment Law Solutions Contact: 07713 449 416   In the past few weeks there have been headlines relating to the Gig-economy; using short term contracts or self-employed individuals to power industry, the most famous […]

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