November 2011 Noteworthy News

November 2011 Noteworthy News

The average private sector pay award given to employees of 2.6% is half the most recent inflation figure, Income Data Services has shown, whilst a snapshot of FTSE 100 Directors showed a 42% rise as average rising to 49% when adding in other Directors. Any spending bonuses on homes abroad should be aware of  a [...]
April 2011 Noteworthy News

April 2011 Noteworthy News

          April Brings a Shower of Changes. Most small businesses look out for the perpetual barrier to their growth, tax and red tape, amongst the Budget. Amongst this years’ was a reduction in corporation tax,  measures to scrap large amounts of legislation, a three year freeze on new regulations for small [...]
December 2010 Noteworthy News

December 2010 Noteworthy News

  The  CRC  (Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme)   which was thought to be recycled back to participants as an incentive to reduce omissions has had some further consultation. Those likely to be affected to take a hit, probably at the same time as VAT being hiked, are big high street chains such as Marks & Spencer, [...]
December 2009 Muse and Views

December 2009 Muse and Views

Is It a Gift or a Present?  It`s a Wrap. A tour guide was showing a tourist around London. The guide pointed out the place in Trafalgar Square where  The Queen supposedly threw coins as a girl. "That's impossible", said the tourist. "She couldn’t throw a coin that far!"    "You have to remember," answered the [...]