If you use Sage software for your work, it’s well worth investing in a training course to ensure you get the most use out of this powerful software. From accounts assistants to a qualified senior accountant, there are always new features and aspects to learn more about, and new skills to develop. For such a.. read more →

  Your CV is your big chance to sell yourself, and when employers take 30 seconds on average to read an indvidual’s CV and make a judgement on whether or not that person is suitable, it is important to ensure that your CV makes an impact and grabs the reader’s attention. Here are our tips.. read more →

Understanding your staging date, declaration of compliance and more when it comes to auto enrolment… STAGING DATE This is when your auto enrolment scheme begins.  As my first blog stated, you can check this out on the pension’s regulator website at http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en/employers, using your Employer’s PAYE scheme reference number.  This is your deadline to work.. read more →

Understanding your auto enrolment employee categories The auto enrolment categories of workers are defined by their age and earnings. These are workers that fit the category of automatically being enrolled into an auto enrolment pension scheme. They need to be: 1. Working in the UK 2. Earning more than £10,000 per year (the Earnings Trigger).. read more →

Back to basics: So what is auto enrollment exactly?  One of the biggest challenges facing companies this year is workplace pension legislation – otherwise known as auto enrollment. Auto-enrollment will affect many, if not all, businesses in the UK. The government has decided that everyone needs to be saving for retirement and so has introduced a.. read more →