Maternity Pay and Leave

We have previously covered employee entitlement regarding holidays and illness, however there is another form of employee entitlement we have yet to cover; maternity pay. Statutory Maternity Leave (SML) When you have a baby you are entitled to take some time off work known as SML. The amount of SML you can have is fifty-two weeks, […]

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Capital Gains Tax: Shares

After covering the basics of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in a previous blog, I thought it may be useful to discuss the specific rules surrounding the selling of company shares. Calculating the gain from selling shares As with other assets, the gain on selling shares is calculated from taking the proceeds and subtracting the original […]

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Guest Blog: Game of Phones

Running a sustainable business means keeping up with what your consumer wants and how they find it. If you get left behind, you could see your flow of new business slow down. In this changing marketplace, it seems that the move towards mobile devices is almost inexorable – but how much do you know about […]

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Investing Your Profits

It’s one thing to have a business that is doing well and generating a healthy profit, but what more can be done to ensure you are making the most of your income? There are a variety of options currently open to Owner Managed Businesses and Individuals that include some very useful reliefs from taxation. These options should […]

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Employment and Support Allowance

When you work for an employer and fall ill, you can claim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to ensure you are still receiving an income while you recover. If you are self-employed you are unable to receive SSP as you have no employer to claim it from. However, it may be possible to claim Employment and […]

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