Are you budgeting for pension increases?

Are you ready for your pension contributions to go up? Under the Pensions Act 2018, the minimum amounts paid into automatic enrolment pension schemes are increasing for employers and their staff. The increases occur in two phases – the first increase needs to be made...

One week to go!

Next week sees the end of the 2016-17 tax year. On the 6 April 2017, any action you take to minimise your tax liabilities for 2016-17 will be largely ineffective. So what, if anything, can you still action this week?   Capital gains tax (CGT) The amount of tax free...

The Budget 2017. How will it affect you?

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, presented his first Spring budget on Wednesday 8th March. No doubt with Brexit and its implications at the forefront of his mind, many of his announcements present as many challenges, and opportunities, as one might expect. The brief...