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Lasting power of attorney is not just for the elderly

Most of us know that we need a Will but fewer realise that we also need a Lasting Power of Attorney in place too. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) gives another person legal authority to look after your affairs. There are 3 types: A property and financial affairs LPA...

Gratuities, tips and service charges

The custom of tipping is so established in the hospitality sector that tips now contribute significantly to an employee’s income. However, despite the long standing tradition of tipping, many businesses are still unaware of the tax treatment applied to different types...

Choosing, measuring and using targets

  As exhilarating as it may be to set off on an adventure without a plan, any explorer, sailor or business owner will tell you that not knowing where you want to go can be a recipe for disaster. Setting targets for your business is not just a question of simply...

Cyber Liability Insurance

Following the TalkTalk cyber-attack, we wanted to make sure you are aware that traditional insurance policies do not always protect you from cyber liability losses and to ensure your business is protected, you may wish to think about Cyber Liability Insurance. Listed...

Guest Blog Post – Managing Your Marketing

Guest Blog post – Vicki Stone, Vicki Stone Marketing Keeping up with today’s ever-changing marketing trends According to the advertising and marketing sectors 2016 is set to be the year of video. Last year was the year of content, so you might have heard your creative...

National Living Wage

APRIL CHANGES TO THE NATIONAL LIVING WAGE From 1 April 2016 the National Living Wage will become law.  You must make sure you follow these four simple steps. 1)   Know the correct rate of pay 2)  Find out which staff are eligible for the new rate 3)  Update the...