Santa needs to ensure he is compliant with new auto-enrolment rules

Joanna Gander

08 December 2016

All employers should have Auto Enrolment on their radar, both with regard to the set up and contribution to a pension scheme for all eligible employees. As a relatively small employer, Santa has time on his side, but he will … Read More >>

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Rudolph should check his delivery-driver employment status

Bob Southey

07 December 2016

Delivery drivers who are currently employed may see their employment terms change as businesses adapt to a more flexible and cost-effective workforce. If this applies to you, then you might want to listen in – and that could go for … Read More >>

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Don’t worry, Santa has data protection in the bag

Paul East

06 December 2016

Now is usually the time for Santa to be receiving letters of wish lists and wants, but this year it was me who received a letter from the big man himself. He knew that we helped law firms through our … Read More >>

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Tis the season for entertaining

Dave Hedges

05 December 2016

December has begun and with it the party planning, present wrapping and some well-earned time off. If you are thinking of treating your employees to a little extra this Christmas, then you might be pleased to know that you could … Read More >>

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Santa’s rights to seasonal service charges

Anthony Seed

04 December 2016

As jobs go, Santa is pretty lucky. He only has to work one night of the year and even then he gets to eat mince pies and drink plenty of sherry. He does, however, need to manage his army of … Read More >>

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Can Christmas events change the way retailers respond to consumer demand?

Phil Mullis

03 December 2016

The landscape is changing all the time for retailers, but none more so than in the last few years. Events that originated in the US like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now well-known and it won’t be long before … Read More >>

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Santa is hoping for mediation this Christmas

Adam Merrett

02 December 2016

It’s the beginning of December, which means that Santa has his elves working away on thousands of toys in time for Christmas. But, there is a problem. This morning, all of Santa’s staff including elves and helpers have walked out … Read More >>

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Thank goodness for tax – otherwise there may have been no Christmas

Tim Collerton

01 December 2016

There are plenty of things that us accountants are useful for, but planning for and saving taxes makes up a large majority of what we do. If we didn’t then individuals and businesses wouldn’t be able to function properly, nor … Read More >>

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Wilkins Kennedy emulate Leicester City in charity fundraiser

Dave Pestell

30 November 2016

Wilkins Kennedy recently fielded a team at a 5-a-side football tournament hosted by Knight Polson Solicitors in association with the Saints Foundation with all proceeds on the day going to the Foundation. The team consisted of Stuart “striker” Griffiths, Ollie … Read More >>

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In the wake of insurance claims, businesses and individuals will be hit hard

Dan Graves

29 November 2016

Before the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement speech to the UK last Wednesday, there was a certain amount of speculation around whiplash claims and how the Government planned to clampdown on fraudulent claims – one of the most expensive costs … Read More >>

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