Pillow May Team

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Is it time you started using a CRM system?

As your business and client list grows, it becomes more and more difficult to maintain a personal relationship with each and every one of them, whilst remembering every detail. Moving to a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system allows you to automate and centralise all of these details in one place, ensuring you maintain that close… Read more »

Giving Back in April – Dolphins’ Den

Pillow May makes a monthly donation to B1G1 or a local charity suggested by our team or clients for every set of accounts, tax return or feedback form submitted, so in being one of our clients you have once again, allowed us to make a difference to the following amazing scheme:- Dolphins’ Den. Dolphins’ Den… Read more »

Spring Budget 2017

Philip Hammond has delivered his first Budget as chancellor. Here are the key points that we think you should be aware of. Taxation/Pay UPDATE: THE GOVERNMENT HAS NOW DECIDED NOT TO IMPLEMENT THIS INCREASE. The main rate of Class 4 National Insurance contributions for the self-employed to increase from 9% to 10% in April 2018 for… Read more »

Autumn Statement 2016 Summary

Philip Hammond delivered his first and last Autumn Statement this week. Here is a summary of the key announcements. Taxation/Pay Income tax threshold to be raised to £11,500 in April, from £11,000 £45k basic rate threshold (take home in basic rate threshold – £42,600 compared to £40,750 now if on minimum salary) Higher rate income tax threshold… Read more »

HMRC Tax Planning Deadlines 2016/17

The following reference schedule will help you avoid any interest charges or penalties from HMRC for late filing. 19th of each month – employers pay PAYE and send CIS returns to avoid penalties (PAYE by electronic funds transfer can arrive by 22nd of each month). 5 October 2016 – deadline for notifying HMRC if not within the self-assessment system and… Read more »

Welcome to Inspire Elevate

Inspire Elevate is one of the business growth arms of Wessex Chambers of Commerce, which is contracted by National and Local Government to support economic growth across Swindon and Wiltshire. Inspire has delivered several successful programmes in recent times and the Government is focused now in funding support for successful, growing, SMEs as they have… Read more »

Guidelines for Intermediaries Reporting

If you don’t operate PAYE, you may have to send reports to HMRC for workers Working trends have changed in recent years and UK businesses are increasingly using intermediaries to get skilled staff at short notice for temporary engagements, resulting in HMRC introducing new reporting legislation and Guidelines for Intermediaries Reporting. Intermediaries might need to provide HMRC with… Read more »