15 07, 2020

Kickstarter Scheme

2020-07-15T09:05:19+01:00July 15th, 2020|Budget, Coronavirus|

Kickstarter Scheme. The government has introduced a new Kickstarter scheme to help get young people back to work. So what was announced? If you are an employer and create new jobs and employ Kickstarter (Age 16-24) government will pay six months salary (25 hours @ minimum wage). The government-funded element only covers the National minimum [...]

7 03, 2018

CHANGES TO THE MINIMUM AND NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

2018-05-11T15:14:13+01:00March 7th, 2018|Aldous Saunders|

The Government is increasing the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates on 1 April 2018. These changes include the largest increases in a decade, the hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. More employers than ever will be directly affected by these [...]

23 11, 2017

AUTUMN STATEMENT THE BASICS

2018-02-13T10:52:34+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Budget|

Chancellor Philip Hammond said he’d take a “balanced approach” to his second Budget of 2017. Once again the speech was light on headline-grabbing inance changes and there were no ‘giveaways’ or major surprises. Here are the basics of  the autumn statement 2017: Business rates Increases to be determined by CPI, not [...]

15 08, 2017

CASE STUDY DEERHEART

2018-06-26T09:57:14+01:00August 15th, 2017|Aldous Saunders|

Deerheart Collective Based in the centre of Lowestoft, Deerheart Collective is local tattoo studio run by Amy Grant, a locally trained and very experienced tattoo artist. As the name suggests Deerheart consists of four local tattoo artists who work from an open plan studio that also includes a separate room for [...]

13 02, 2016

CASE STUDY AMAZON GYM

2019-02-13T15:13:33+00:00February 13th, 2016|Aldous Saunders|

Plain speaking business advice. Tom Bushell, the manager of Amazon Gym in Shropham, approached us when he was given a fantastic opportunity. The business, then run by Amazon Leisure, was changing direction and needed someone new in charge, so Tom put together a business plan and contacted us having been recommended by a friend. [...]