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National Insurance cuts and youth employment: Why businesses should recruit youngsters

7th March 2014

The reduction in employers’ National Insurance Contributions (NICs) due to come into force next month means there may never be a cheaper time to bring fresh blood into your business – particularly the blood of young’uns. So, with a reduction in NICs for under 21s and youth unemployment at approximately 20% – much higher than it is for many of our more

Update week ended 1 October 2010

4th October 2010

Swiss bank accounts As you may have read, a rogue employee at a Swiss bank stole data on overseas account holders and distributed this to Tax authorities across Europe. As a result, HMRC have begun “fraud” investigations against account holders in the UK. The bank concerned HSBC have told that they will write to all 9000 holders – who were affected by more