Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Cheltenham Bookkeeper’s view of the budget

ESB Accountancy Cheltenham’s bookkeeper view of the budget is that it is a tax and small business review. ESB Accountancy suggests that there were a number of changes that will affect small businesses, the self employed and business taxes. Tax avoidance A series of actions to tackle tax avoidance and evasion which total £12 billion. […]

Auto enrolment pensions dangers- regulator warns

Workers who have taken out auto enrolment pension plans could be at risk of losing their savings, the industry regulator has warned. Independent experts claim the problem could affect up to a quarter of a million people a year who are putting their savings into so called master trust pensions. Such schemes are popular with […]

UK economy continues to grow

The UK’s economic growth in the last three months of 2015 has been confirmed at 0.5%- supported by steady growth in the services sector. The growth estimate for 2015 was also unchanged at 2.2%, which was the slowest annual pace since 2012. However, the UK economy remains one of the fastest growing of the developed […]