National Living Wage: Wage bills to increase by £1.67bn
Some 1.7m small firm employees are set to see their pay go up when the National Living Wage comes into effect in April 2016 – and new research by payroll company Moorepay has revealed that this will cost small British businesses more than £1.67bn a year. more»
Key payroll changes small business owners need to be aware of in April 2016
As if life is not difficult enough for the small business owner at the present time, there are some changes that come into effect from April 2016 which are likely to affect us and we need to be careful to ensure that we are complying with the new legislation. more»
Taking on an apprentice: What’s in it for small businesses?
Hiring an apprentice may seem like a costly and inefficient exercise when compared to recruiting a candidate with the necessary skills, experience and qualifications – but this isn’t necessarily the case. National Apprenticeship Week 2016 sees the government encouraging firms of all sizes to consider apprentices when thinking about growing a business. more»