April’s auto-enrolment increase

From 6th April 2019, the total minimum contribution for auto-enrolment is increasing to 8%. Employers will need to make sure that they contribute at least 3% of qualifying earnings (up from 2%), with employees paying in the remaining 5% (previously 3%). As an employer, it is your

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PLANNING FOR A RICHER RETIREMENT

We all want to live comfortably during retirement, yet the type of lifestyle you’ll experience is determined by the decisions you make early on in life. To ensure a relaxing and somewhat care-free retirement, here’s what you need to consider in order to bridge any gaps between

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Should You Top Up Your State Pension?

Millions of older savers have been given the opportunity to boost their retirement income by topping up their state pension. The scheme, known as Class 3A, enables voluntary top ups of up to £25 per week (£1,300 per year) for those already in receipt of a state

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The Growing Pains of Shared Parental Leave

Despite only around 8 per cent of parents expected to utilise the new Shared Parental Leave entitlement, the major reforms mean it is crucial that businesses understand the legislation and its implications, whatever the volume. A revolutionary reform? In a bid to offer families greater flexibility, parents

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