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31.6% Employees paid below the Living Wage in Cornwall

Fact: 31.6% of employee jobs are paid below the Living Wage in Cornwall

That’s according to the Office of National Statistics press release  which revealed that in 2014 an estimated 5.9 million jobs were paid below the Living Wage. 479 more words

Dealing With Job Loss and Figuring Out Our Next Move

Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for Mrs. TLD to discover just how difficult it would be to find a job replacement. It doesn’t help matters that we live in a beautiful and scenic rural area dominated by retail and very few businesses. 731 more words

Early Retirement

What the hell am I doing?

God, it’s been such a long time since I’ve been on here. Although even I was shocked by the date of my last blog! And it’s only the idea of venting and unwinding that’s brought me back. 683 more words

Small Business

The New Tax on Dividends

The Chancellor’s July Budget Statement announced good news and bad news on dividends. The nominal 10% tax credit on dividends has now gone and there is a £5,000 dividend tax allowance which means that no tax will be paid on the first £5,000 of dividend income. 282 more words

Small Business

Letting property as an individual or a company?

Perhaps one of the most common questions we get asked by clients planning to buy property to let is whether it is best to use a limited company to hold the property. 521 more words

Small Business

Mortgage Reference For Self-employed Income

Getting a mortgage reference is hard enough but if you are self-employed you enter a whole new world of problems. Whereas an accountant’s mortgage reference might once have been enough, you are now likely to be asked to obtain form SA302 from HMRC. 291 more words

Self Employed

... Technology is Lowering [#barriers to entry]...

.. let the fun begin …

.. if anyone thought that the 1990s or the Aughts were fun times for tech causing deregulation , watch what is going on now … 162 more words

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