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Category Archives:Financial Planning

One in five small businesses not entitled to financial support, FSB reveals

As many as one in five small businesses and sole traders are not entitled to financial support under the Government’s coronavirus support package, it has been revealed. Read More

Automatic enrolment easements to be lifted from January, regulator reveals

Pension flexibilities afforded to employers throughout the coronavirus pandemic will be removed from 01 January 2021, it has been revealed. Read More

Government urged to ensure young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund

The Government is being urged to ensure that young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund, which was set up by the Government in 2005 to provide young adults with a nest-egg. Read More

COVID-19 – HMRC relax inheritance tax process

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced changes to the inheritance tax (IHT) process to ensure minimal disruption because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Majority of employees uncomfortable discussing finances at work

According to the latest research, two-thirds of employees do not feel comfortable talking about their finances at work, despite more than a fifth of people struggling to make ends meet. Read More

Top industries for employer pension contributions revealed

Preparing for life after work has become one of the most important considerations for workers as they bid to secure their financial future. Read More

Millions of workers boosting incomes by side businesses

According to the latest research, millions of British workers are boosting their income through ‘side hustles’. Read More

Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts. Read More

More millennials saving towards financial future

According to research published by digital bank Revolut, a greater number of millennials are taking steps to prepare for their financial futures than previously thought. Read More

Automatic enrolment contributions increase: what you need to do

The minimum contribution you and your staff must pay into your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme has increased. Read More

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