NICs changes to start from January 6

NICs changes to start from January 6

Just a quick reminder that the reduction of Class 1 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) will begin on January 6, 2024. From this date, the amount paid on Class 1 NICs will fall from 12% to 10%. This is the main rate of NICs paid by employees through PAYE. The...
Self-assessment deadline is looming again

Self-assessment deadline is looming again

The start of the year is always the time when anyone who needs to file a self-assessment return should get their skates on if they haven’t filed yet. The deadline for filing your self-assessment is January 31, and anyone not hitting the target could be setting...
Dealing with a debt hangover from Christmas? Do this.

Dealing with a debt hangover from Christmas? Do this.

The festivities are over, all the food has been eaten, presents exchanged, and you will probably have already taken your Christmas decorations down. But for many people, the lasting legacy of Christmas isn’t just a few extra pounds around the midriff, but a lot of...