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As part of its plans for expansion and to solidify its presence in South Yorkshire, Sheffield Kitchen Outlet has recently taken on a new 15,000sq ft unit on Julian Road, Sheffield, as well as making the move into West Yorkshire by taking on a 3,000sq ft facility on Elland Road, Leeds.
Banner Jones Solicitors has become the latest business to officially sign up to the TUC Dying to Work Charter, an initiative put in place to highlight the firm’s commitment to treating its staff with respect and dignity should they receive a terminal diagnosis.
In April 2018 new legislation increasing the minimum energy efficiency standards for commercial property was implemented, making it unlawful to enter a new lease on a commercial property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘F’ or ‘G’, the current lowest grades of EPC.
After appearing as experts on a string of hit TV shows, hair stylist Danny Richardson and make-up artist Maxine Holland have teamed up to launch an innovative new salon in Sheffield – Black Cactus – designed to reinvent their clients’ approach to body confidence.
Once upon a time, commercial air travel was one of the ultimate luxuries reserved for the rich, famous and powerful, primarily because of the expense involved in doing so. The world where that was true now feels like one from a very long time ago, with ever-advancing technology making flying cheaper and easier and the rise of budget airlines making catching a plane something that everyone can enjoy – or not, as the case may be. With flight delays and cancellations a common occurrence, heightened security measures leading to longer waiting times to board, and incidents such as the violent removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight in April this year, commercial air travel has not only lost its glamour, but is now something many passengers are coming to dread.
By now, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of HMRC’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD) project. The aim of the project is to modernise the entire tax system by requiring all businesses to manage every element of their tax affairs online by 2020.
Despite the claims of Brexit and the debate on triggering Article 50, it is impossible to start this commentary anywhere other than in Washington where, on January 20th, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States.
It is remarkably difficult to find a news outlet that has a neutral view of ‘the Donald:’ however, we’ll do our best in this commentary to stick to the facts and let you form your own opinions…
The beginning of a new calendar year should serve as a timely reminder that we’re only three months away from the end of the current tax year. It might feel at the moment as though there’s plenty of time until the beginning of April, but ensuring you make use of the remaining months before they disappear is always a good idea. Here are our top four tips for ways to make the most of this tax year whilst you can.
In April this year employers with over 250 staff will be obliged to report on gender pay gaps. We are still awaiting the detailed ACAS guidance on the regulations but here are some tips that your business may wish to consider in preparation for April.
As the end of the financial year draws ever closer, it’s important not to forget about any ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) you have and any remaining payments that you’re allowed to make.
The maximum allowance for ISAs for the 2015/16 financial year is £15,240, so it’s important that you invest any funds that you have left to pay into your ISA as close to that amount as possible, as soon as you can.
A new company law requires every UK private company, and most UK public companies, to create a new statutory register of Persons with Significant Control from 6 April 2016.
From 30 June 2016, companies will also have to file information from their PSC register at Companies House on a regular basis.
Failure to do so will be a criminal offence.
The National Living Wage (NLW) comes into force in April this year which will give workers aged 25 and over a fifty pence increase to £7.20 per hour. It is thought that this increase stems from the fact that one in five workers in the UK are classed as 'low paid', which is high when compared to other advanced economies.