Bournemouth Accountants and Financial Advisers News, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants

April increases for auto-enrolment rates

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Contribution rates for workplace pensions increased on 6 April 2018, with more increases due in coming years.  All employers have had the duty to enrol their employees in a pension scheme, since February 2018. The previous, current and future contribution rates are: 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 onwards Employer minimum contribution 1% 2% 3% Employee contribution 1%…

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The ongoing status of workers in the gig economy

IR35 ruling in contractor’s favour

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HMRC has been defeated in a new ruling affecting contracted workers assessed under the IR35 rules. It is an unusual decision given the nature of the engagement, and has done nothing to help clarify the already complex situation. The decision has also raised concerns over the use of HMRC’s online employment status tool. The First…

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Ward Goodman join THIS Workspace to offer clients a central Bournemouth meeting place at the renovated Daily Echo building

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Ward Goodman, the Dorset based firm of Chartered Accountants and Independent Financial Advisers has announced it has joined THIS Workspace in Bournemouth, located in the newly renovated former press hall and offices of The Daily Echo building, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth.   Ian Rodd, Managing Director at Ward Goodman, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be…

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