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The National Insurance small business archive.

Accounts & Tax

How to help your staff avoid National Insurance hike

From today both employers and staff face a 10% increase in the amount they pay each month in National Insurance contributions. But there is a way to help your staff avoid today's National Insurance contribution increase

Accounts & Tax

How to reduce the impact of the 1.25% National Insurance rise

Nick Bustin and Dinesh Pancholi explain how to reduce the impact of the National Insurance rise coming in April

News

HMRC urges businesses to explain tax rise to staff

HMRC is encouraging employers to provide messaging around next month's NI tax rise on payslips, with some bosses saying it's 'propaganda'

News

How much national insurance hike will cost your business

The Government's £11bn national insurance tax grab to pay for social care will hurt economic recovery and create unemployment, warn small businesses and economists

Accounts & Tax

Top tax tips for family businesses 

Managing your company’s tax affairs to optimise the amount of tax that is paid is an entirely legitimate activity. There are a number of simple, legal benefits afforded to business owners

News

Businesses call for £12bn tax hike to be scrapped

Lord Bilimoria, head of lobby group CBI, is just one voice calling on the Government to drop a £12bn tax raid on businesses in April, while the gym sector asks for business rates to be scrapped

News

Expected national insurance hike to cost businesses £3.5bn

Economists and business lobbyists warn that increasing national insurance will hurt employment and lower wages

News

Small business owners face increased national insurance contributions

Small business owners and employees would pay extra 1% on national insurance contributions to fund growing social care problem

Outlook

Rishi Sunak ignores small business and self-employed in Spending Review

Chancellor blanks calls for cut in national insurance to help businesses scarred by the pandemic and targeted support for excluded self-employed

Accounts & Tax

MPs to fight Sunak over move to hike national insurance for self-employed

Tory backbenchers decry plans to hike self-employed national insurance from 9 per cent to 12 per cent

Accounts & Tax

Sajid Javid cools talk of raising national insurance threshold to £12,500

Tory move to lift national insurance threshold to £12,500 would put nearly £700 each in the pockets of millions of small business workers

News

Boris Johnson offers small firms nearly £500m worth of tax cuts

Prime minister Boris Johnson woos small businesses with package of jobs tax cut and reducing business rate burden

Partner content

16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

Partner content

Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks