3:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
We have a lot to be proud of and celebrate in York – heritage, culture, lifestyle, retail, education, business, I could go on. But we shouldn’t rest on our laurels, there’s always more we can do to make it the best of the best, to keep it vibrant and help it thrive.
2:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
The law on workplace pensions has now changed and every employer must comply. UK employers have to automatically enrol all eligible members of staff into a workplace pension and pay a minimum contribution in to the fund. Even if you already offer pension arrangements, you will still have new obligations to meet.
2:50pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
2:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
SEPTEMBER is an exciting time for us; beginning a new academic year and welcoming a fresh intake of students bursting with potential and enthusiasm. As well as new faces, we enjoy welcoming back existing students - as do many local businesses, for which students make up a significant proportion of their workforce.
2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
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AS HEAD of Corporate Finance at regional accountancy practice JWPCreers, I am often asked what exhibits a company or business should be able to show when looking to sell or achieve an exit for shareholders/investors.
3:02pm Tuesday 5th August 2014
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There is no doubt that CV fraud is on the increase; in a recent survey, one in five candidates admitted to lying on their CV and more than 50 per cent of employers said they had spotted material inaccuracies in CVs.
2:13pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
The changes, which come into force in April, mainly affect purchasers of second-hand commercial buildings and their entitlement to claim tax relief in the form of capital allowances on qualifying fixtures and fittings.
2:10pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
10:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
The Government’s new pension reforms are gathering pace. At the start of this year, all employers which have 350 or more “workers” needed to have complied already. From the middle of next year employers with fewer than 30 workers will be caught by the new rules.
9:39am Tuesday 11th February 2014
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According to figures from the Office of National Statistics only a third of private-sector workers are saving into a pension scheme and only 8.2 million UK workers were active members of occupational pension schemes in 2011, the lowest number since the 1950s.
11:22am Tuesday 4th February 2014
So you’ve heard people talking about Google+ but you’re not sure exactly what it is? Is it just Google? Don’t worry – you’re with the vast majority of small businesses who are just starting to look into Google+ to see what it’s all about and how it can be used for their business.
11:53am Tuesday 4th February 2014
9:34am Tuesday 28th January 2014
The 2014 Budget is still two months away but partnership and Limited Liability Partnership (“LLP”) businesses with and without corporate partners or members should spend time absorbing the impact of the proposed new rules for the taxation of partners’ income to be set out in the 2014 Finance Bill.
9:33am Tuesday 21st January 2014
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Most employers will need to recruit a new member of staff at some stage, either because an employee has left and they need to be replaced, or because they are expanding. Finding the right person can be tricky but employers need to follow a fair selection procedure to reduce the risk of allegations of discrimination.
10:46am Tuesday 14th January 2014
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Most employers will need to recruit a new member of staff at some stage, either because an employee has left and they need to be replaced, or because they are expanding. Finding the right person can be tricky, but employers need to follow a fair selection procedure to reduce the risk of allegations of discrimination.
11:57am Tuesday 1st October 2013
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So you're standing in a hotel with dozens of other business people racking your brain for something to say to get started. Sound familiar? Not many people find networking easy, and talking about your business in those situations can be terrifying. But it doesn't have to be. Preparing your “elevator pitch” well can make a huge difference for both face-to-face and social networking, but your pitch must be clear.
11:32am Tuesday 3rd September 2013
York business has a strong track record of giving back to the community, and now a new generation of entrepreneurs is taking Joseph Rowntree's philosophy of philanthropy, and creating strong and successful businesses founded on the concept of “giving something back”.
11:31am Tuesday 3rd September 2013
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