How Assessing Legal Needs Can Save Your Business Money

I’m sure you’ll agree that all business owners are keen to reduce unnecessary costs wherever possible which makes the results of a recent You Gov survey all the more startling. YouGov conducted a unique and independent survey of the UK’s Small Medium Enterprises and found that these businesses are losing more than £13.6 billion a year by neglecting their legal needs. SMEs make up 99.9% of all private sector businesses in the UK, making t...
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Future growth – pensions and small business

Pensions and Small Business - Ticking Time Bomb or Hidden Treasure?Chairman Adam Tavener writes in the latest edition of the Business Moneyfacts magazine looking at SME owners' attitudes to, and preparedness for, their later career relationships with their business.Read the full article hereFuture growth article here...
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Pensions and Small Business – Ticking Time Bomb or Hidden Treasure?

Small business owners in Britain have unrealistic pension expectations and could be sitting on a retirement ‘time bomb’ unless they change their mindset, according to a new report from the Forum of Private Business (The Forum) and Clifton Asset Management.Download your FREE copy of the report http://guides.pensionledfunding.com/pensions-and-small-business/?page=1Like the sound of discovering more?How can business owners avoid financial hardsh...
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Guest blog: 13 pre-Brexit contract issues every business needs to consider

We consider the legal implications for businesses that have signed legal agreements prior to Brexit taking place. On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU and as we have seen Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will be moving forward with Brexit.Much of the legislation in the UK is derived from EU law. This means that EU law is referred to in many contracts that will have been signed by UK businesses.Issues to consider:1. Most contracts th...
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When in history was 9.2 billion seconds ago?

The latest so-called ‘pension freedom’ stats are out and £9.2 billion has been cashed in since the reforms were introduced in April 2015.That sounds like a lot of money. But can you actually compute how much it actually is?If you converted £s into seconds and then jumped into a time machine and travelled back for 9.2 billion seconds, you would arrive in the year 1725.King George 1st was on the throne and Robert Walpole was the Prime Ministe...
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