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Beware of auto enrolment fines for non-compliance
Beware of auto enrolment fines for non-compliance

On the back of The Pensions Regulator fining Swindon Town Football Company £22,900 after it failed to put eligible workers into a pension scheme, this article is a worthwhile reminder of auto enrolment fines. What auto-enrolment fines could you receive? If your...

Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions
Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions

Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions There are various legal forms that can be used when structuring a charity. The newest of these is the Charitable Incorporated Organisation model (available since 2013), which has been designed specifically with...

An update on the MiHomecare home care case
An update on the MiHomecare home care case

An update on the MiHomecare home care case Many home care operators will have been keeping a keen watch on the developments of the MiHomecare case, and will likely now know that the care provider has indeed settled out of court in the employment tribunal last month. A...

National Minimum Wage to rise again in October 2016
National Minimum Wage to rise again in October 2016

The government announced increases to the National Minimum Wage, effective 1 October 2016, after accepting recommendations for the new rates from the Low Pay Commission (LPC). The main National Minimum Wage rate (for 21- 24 year olds) will rise by 3.7% from £6.70 to...

Commercial Stamp Duty Land Tax changes – 2016 Budget
Commercial Stamp Duty Land Tax changes – 2016 Budget

Are you aware of the commercial Stamp Duty Land Tax changes that were announced in the 2016 Budget? In "a Budget that backed small businesses" (according to the Chancellor), one of the welcome reforms for businesses and entrepreneurs were the commercial Stamp Duty...

Beware of auto enrolment fines for non-compliance
Beware of auto enrolment fines for non-compliance

On the back of The Pensions Regulator fining Swindon Town Football Company £22,900 after it failed to put eligible workers into a pension scheme, this article is a worthwhile reminder of auto enrolment fines. What auto-enrolment fines could you receive? If your...

Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions
Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions

Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) conversions There are various legal forms that can be used when structuring a charity. The newest of these is the Charitable Incorporated Organisation model (available since 2013), which has been designed specifically with...