Chancellor’s 2013 Autumn Statement

Chancellor George Osborne made a number of significant announcements in this year’s Autumn Statement, including a 2% cap on business rates increases, and a £1,000 business rates rebate for those businesses with rateable properties valued at up to £50,000. In addition, he announced the future abolition of employer national insurance contributions for those aged under […]


Introducing – Lucy Cavill (HR Team)

Lucy first joined the team in April 2013 whilst completing a work placement as part of her University Course, since this time she has finished her CIPD Level 7 Masters Degree in Human Resource Management.  After completing a 6 month contract working within the HR team at The Hilton Hotel Chain in Manchester, we are […]


Pension Auto-Enrolment

From October 2012, the law regarding workplace pensions has changed resulting in ALL employers having a legal duty to “auto enrol” their workers in a qualifying pension scheme and make up to 3% employer contributions. These changes are set to have a huge impact on employers and if not complied with, will result in significant […]