Personal Taxes changes

The personal income tax allowance is going up in April from £9,440 to £10,000 and is also scheduled to rise by the increase in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) from 2015-16 onwards. In addition, the ceiling for paying the 20% basic rate of income tax will fall again (as it has done for the past few years)…

Sickness absence

Each year, more than 130 million working days are lost to employee sickness and long term absence costing UK employers around £6.5bn.  The cost of absence can be significant and has a damaging effect on performance, productivity, profit and adds additional pressure on colleagues. Absence can take the form of short term one or two…

Organisational Development

I’m doing some really interesting Organisational Development work with a client at the moment. We start by defining what the company is there to do, this then leads to putting together their vision, mission and values, to define where they are now, where they are going and the culture and beliefs they want in their…