Make sure you pay 2013 to 2014 Class 1A National Insurance
contributions by the deadline or you may get a late payment
penalty. Check you've got the right reference number to help your
payment go straight through.
A new digital service that lets self assessment customers opt
in to receive email alerts and view messages through a secure,
personalised login has been launched. HMRC no longer send paper
statements to customers who use this service.
The latest Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) Small
Business Index shows a growing skills shortage in the workplace.
Now identified as a significant barrier to growth for small firms,
almost one third (29.9%) of those surveyed report skills shortages
as hampering growth, with construction and computer services
particularly hard hit.
New data from the FSB suggests five times as many small firms
are planning to increase headcounts in summer months compared to
the second quarter of 2014, delivering a further boost to the