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Living wage

Employing & managing staff

Tory minimum wage pledge ‘not realistic’ for businesses, says IoD

Chancellor Sajid Javid’s pledge to increase minimum wage to £10.50 an hour seen as unrealistic for small businesses already suffering because of rising costs

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Small businesses working hard to meet living wage challenge

British small businesses are managing to stretch their budgets to cover the national living wage for their employees.

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Workers on National Living Wage set to grow four times that of typical earners

Pay of National Living Wage workers is set to grow nearly 4 times faster than typical earners this parliament.

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Autumn Statement 2016: National Living Wage goes up

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that there will be an increase in the National Living Wage from April 2017.

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Small businesses in financial distress as a result of National Living Wage

Nearly 100,000 businesses forced to implement the National Living Wage six months ago in April 2016 are now in a state of financial distress, as they struggle to absorb the higher staff costs associated with the new regulation.

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Reducing the impact of the National Living Wage

Alan Price discusses the topic of the mandatory Living Wage for employees over 25, which has forced many businesses to look at how the extra cost can be absorbed.

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National Living Wage arrives for small companies 

The National Living Wage has come into force, and the Federation of Small Businesses is calling on small businesses to make sure they act on this new legal requirement to avoid heavy penalties.

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A small business guide to the National Living Wage

The National Living Wage will come into force in April 2016 and many small businesses are concerned that their growth potential will be affected. Elaine Pritchard discusses how businesses can prepare for this huge legislation change.

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Prices up, hiring down: SMEs react to Living Wage

Small firms expect to slow hiring and increase prices in response to the government's National Living Wage for those over 25.

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Budget 2015: Thoughts from small businesses on the National Living Wage  

Here, we look at the business community's view on the impact Osborne's National Living Wage will have on small companies.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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