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Britain’s Employers: What Auto Enrolment Looks Like So Far

The law on workplace pensions has changed and now, Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'.

Whether you're a hairdresser, an architect or employ a personal care assistant, if you employ at least one person you are an employer and you have certain legal duties.

Auto enrolment will see businesses become legally obliged to offer a pension scheme to its employees by 2018.

So how are British employers fairing so far when it comes to implementing the scheme?

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Explaining 'Making Tax Digital'

The HMRC has launched an initiative, Making Tax Digital, to transform the existing tax system and end the tax return as we know it, by 2020, but the move has produced some confusion between taxpayers. We're here to explain everything you need to know.

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Employers: how to be organised for Automatic Enrolment in 2017

Auto enrolment is a term you will hopefully already be familiar with after a lot of publicity in 2016. Auto enrolment will see businesses become obliged to offer a pension scheme to its employees by 2018. While some of you might have already complied, there are still some smaller firms that are yet to meet their staging dates. If this is you, then make sure you, as an employer, are organised and ready to comply.

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