The 2014 Autumn Statement saw in a change in the way stamp duty is calculated on the purchase of a house.
For some, not much has changed, but for others, huge savings could be made.
If you purchased a property on or before 3 December 2014, stamp duty was charged on the entire purchase price at the following rates:
0% on a property price up to £125k
1% on a property price over...Read More
Do you know your employees’ rights when it comes to working over the Christmas period?
Christmas is a time of celebration for many and employers can help the festivities by planning ahead for the flurry of holiday requests and by managing absences. It is also a season that has a big impact and when there is likely to be extra demand for products, services and sales and other business...Read More
The simple answer to this question is no.
The Department of Work and Pensions have claimed that a “damaging compensation culture is stifling innovation and growth”. It is suggested that too many workers are ready to claim compensation but in fact work place claims have halved in the last 10 years, as shown by Government figures.
Despite this, it is getting harder for workers to make claims...Read More