Pension planning in your business

How your pension savings can help finance your business. As traditional loans fall out of favour with increasing numbers of business owners, you may be looking for an alternative route for financing – and your pension could be the answer. Data from the British Business Bank shows that in 2017 the number of small businesses… Continue reading Pension planning in your business

Abolish IHT says think tank

A think tank is calling for inheritance tax to be abolished, as part of a set of proposals for major reform to the UK tax system. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) published its 10-part plan for economic reform, which includes replacing the system of inheritance tax with a new ‘lifetime gifts tax’. Under… Continue reading Abolish IHT says think tank

Class 2 NI looks here to stay

Chancellor Philip Hammond has opted to scrap the planned abolition of class 2 national insurance contributions (NICs). The Government was originally due to abolish class 2 NICs for the self-employed from 6 April 2018, but the move was delayed for 12 months in November 2017 and has now been abandoned. The policy, which was first… Continue reading Class 2 NI looks here to stay