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Budget Highlights

Budget Highlights

Budget highlights The Chancellor presented his Autumn Budget and Spending Review on 27 October 2021. Some of the highlights are discussed below. Income tax rates and thresholds The rates and thresholds applying for 2022/23 were confirmed. Personal allowance As...

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Plan ahead for increases in the dividend tax rates

Plan ahead for increases in the dividend tax rates

Plan ahead for increases in the dividend tax rates As part of the Government’s funding strategy for health and social care, the dividend tax rates are to be increased from April 2022, alongside the temporary increases in National Insurance, and, from April 2023,...

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Are you paying NMW

Are you paying NMW

As an employer, you have a legal requirement to pay a worker at least the statutory minimum wage for their age. Check that you are paying your workers the correct amount, and that you understand how to calculate the minimum amount that you need to pay the worker depending on the type of work that they do.

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Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme

You may be able to benefit from funding under the Kickstart Scheme if you are looking to create new jobs for young people. The job must be a new job and must be for at least 25 hours a week for six months. A grant of £1,500 to cover set-up costs and employability support.

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