At the start of April, the new tax year, there was a change to the earnings thresholds that many employers use for auto-enrolment. This means there is a new ‘qualifying earnings’ (QE) band to use when calculating auto-enrolment contributions. Read on to find out what this means for you.
Today’s volatile PEST environment may be just the opportunity needed for SME’s to streamline corporate employee payments and cultivate a leaner business model. Read on to find out why.
Ecovis Online customers can now access AFEXDirect to manage their global payments & foreign exchange needs more efficiently through the integration. Read more.
On Wednesday 8th March, The Chancellor Phillip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget. In his speech, the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed individuals. To find out more, download our summary of the last Spring Budget.
Since December 1st, the employees of Ecovis Wingrave Yeats have been running a reverse advent calendar initiative.
For the last 9 months, the Ecovis London Foundation (ELF) have been working closely with Thames Reach, a London charity helping homeless and vulnerable people get back on their feet and lead fulfilling lives.
The use of cash is in decline the world over, whilst digital payment systems, such as electronic cash (where the transaction is paid for directly from the buyer’s account via his or her debit card at the POS terminal in combination with a PIN), credit cards and electronic fund transfers are steadily gaining favour with the consumer.
Every six months the Partners at Ecovis Wingrave Yeats take the time to update all employees on topics such as company and sector focus, financial performance and strategic priorities. The purpose is to create an honest and transparent environment where all employees feel part of, and are invested in, the firm’s success.
What can seem like a crushing blow at the time can often be turned into a key move forwards in the life of a Growing Business. It is up to you to turn a potential disaster into a great opportunity. Here is how:
‘The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act’ came into effect during March 2015 with the majority of changes coming into play from April 2016.
Best Companies is an organisation that specialises in workplace engagement. They work with a wide variety of companies, helping them to achieve competitive advantage by measuring and improving employee engagement levels.
Unfortunately selling your business is not actually that much fun… The stress of negotiating with the Buyer and of dealing with the demands of your own advisers is stressful enough. It also makes it very difficult to run your business properly at the same time for however long the process takes, which sometimes can be more than a year.
Having looked at a fair old number of Management Information Systems and Monthly Reporting Formats what strikes me is that some of the prettiest, most eye catching and most clearly laid out are often the most ineffective.
In these days when tax avoidance is now treated as a crime just as heinous as Tax evasion, it seems almost to be tempting fate to consider whether there are still any ways in which the net worth of a business can be unlocked and distributed without incurring a tax charge of 45%.