Recent Entries

  • Idea: Nat Ins and the Self-employed - embryonic

    The Chancellor has announced that he will raise the level of National Insurance for the self-employed from April 2018. There is already some pressure for him to change his mind and there is time to persuade him to do so, should we wish to do so, given that there is over a year until its implementati...
  • Business Rates

    Business rates are due to go up in April, to bring them in line with current rental values. This means that small and medium size businesses and shops in areas of high rental value, ie, London and the south east for example, are going to face disproportianate rises in their business rates. It i...