Families giving away billions in Inheritance tax

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Soaring property prices are helping the government to reap billions of pounds in inheritance tax, but Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, says families can do more to safeguard their assets from falling into the […]

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Early action urged on tax returns

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If you have to complete an income tax return, it really is not too soon to start gathering together the information you need, advises Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, who point out that people […]

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Good moves to cut bad credit card debts

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told credit card providers they must do more to help people with persistent credit card debt. The financial watchdog has introduced new rules that take effect from 1 March 2018, but has given credit […]

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Insolvencies rise as margins are squeezed

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The latest statistics for insolvencies in England and Wales covering the last quarter for 2017 reflect a difficult year for companies and individuals. The Association of Business Recovery Professionals, R3, have highlighted a number of […]

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Do you need a Legal Entity Identifier?

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From 3 January 2018, legal entities such as companies, trusts, partnerships and charities have to have a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) if they wish to trade on financial markets in the UK, or continue to […]

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Help with pension auto enrolment for new employers

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New employers setting up PAYE schemes since 1 October 2017 have also had pension auto enrolment duties beginning the moment they take on their first employee. The Pensions Regulator has published useful guidance on what […]

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Workplace pensions for school leavers proposed

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The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) proposes that by the mid 2020s every worker aged 18 and over will be automatically enrolled in a workplace pension, unless they choose to opt out. The proposal […]

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Beware – look before you leave your workplace pension

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A person who opts out of a workplace pension during their working career may wish they hadn’t when they reach retirement age. A report commissioned by Royal London highlights the impact of opting out of a […]

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When I’m 68… state pension age rising again

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The government has announced plans for a further increase in state pension age. On the day before parliament shut up shop for its summer holidays, David Gauke, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, […]

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Pension auto enrolment – opting in before opting out

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Employers are being warned not to give employees the choice of opting out of a pension scheme in advance of them being enrolled. The warning comes from the Pensions Regulator in a bulletin after it found […]

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