The law on pensions has changed and all employees, no matter how small a business, will need to put a pension scheme in place and automatically enrol all eligible employees.
If you are still unsure how workplace pension auto-enrolment works download our free guide to find out what needs to be done to prepare your business. Not complying with staging dates can incur serious consequences to the employer. Members can obtain a free consultation and report on your pension obligations.
Every year around 70,000 babies are born in the UK and the majority are to working parents. Maternity law provides protection for employees who are expecting a child.
The Forum of Private Business has put together a guide to help you to find out your rights and obligations as an employer when an employee tells you they are having a baby.
The law on workplace pensions has now changed and under the Pensions Act 2008 every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. If you employ at least one person you are an employer and you, therefore, have legal duties to comply with the automatic enrolment.
Accountants provide small businesses with a range of services including bookkeeping, preparing financial statements, calculating tax and advice on minimising tax and other costs.
Our guide explains the services offered by accountants, what to look for when choosing an accountant and how to find and appoint one. We provide information on monitoring and assessing the service you receive and give an indication of the likely costs to you and your business.
Are you looking to start a new business? Do you have an idea and you’re not sure where to start?
Our Forum of Private Business Start-up guide gives tips to starting a new business from scratch, showing you the basics of what you need to do.