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Financial skills we should pass on to the next generation

Created: 16th February 2017

It seems it’s never too early to start introducing children to the concept of money management, helping them develop good financial habits that will stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. Although learning about money is now part of the National Curriculum for secondary schools in…

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Billions tied up in small business disputes

Created: 14th February 2017

Disputes may be seen as an inevitable part of doing business, but many small firms are struggling as they don’t have the time or resources needed to deal with them effectively.

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The Apprenticeship Levy – what employers need to know

Created: 07th February 2017

Over the last decade, huge strides have been made in reforming apprenticeships and making them fit for purpose. The government sees them as a vital tool in tackling the growing skills gap that has been increasingly apparent in many sectors of the economy for some time.

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The tax year-end is approaching – are you ready?

Created: 01st February 2017

Although the end of the tax year is still a little way off, it helps to be prepared. No-one wants to pay more tax than they are required to, so it makes sense to make maximum use of your annual tax allowances.

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Government help for exporters post-Brexit

Created: 26th January 2017

With international trade firmly at the centre of the UK’s exit negotiations with the EU, the old slogan “export or die” is taking on renewed meaning and greater urgency.

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