How will Autumn Budget affect small business owners?
Budget update
There are encouraging messages in the Budget for technology and innovation companies. Specific points are: R&D Expenditure Credit Scheme (RDEC) taxable credit will increase to 12% from 11%. Promise to double the EIS investment limit (currently £1m) for investors on knowledge incentive companies. £2.3bn more government investment on R&D. This …
Limited company or sole trader?
Self-Employed
Should I set up a limited company or operate as a sole trader? This is one of the first questions that you will encounter when embarking on the journey of becoming an entrepreneur. This article will help you to decide.   Perceived benefits of limited companies There are several benefits …
What does pension auto-enrolment mean to you?
Employers
If you run a limited company and have registered as an employer, you will have been sent letters about employer pension auto-enrolment at certain staging date by pension regulators. What actions do you need to take? It depends on your company’s structure: if you hire employees, even if they are …