Let’s go on holiday

We’re in that special time of year where it feels like there is always a holiday on the horizon – we’ve just had Easter, May Day Bank Holiday is just around the corner and then it’s not long until the special long Jubilee weekend at the beginning of June. We all...

The Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Normally it is the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget that is much anticipated but this year, with the increase in the cost of living, huge fuel and utilities price increases as well as the impact of the war in Ukraine, his Spring Statement also generated much interest. Rishi...

Showing your employees some love

As February is the month of love, we thought for our blog this month, we’d share some ideas on how employers can show their employees some appreciation, which can boost employee satisfaction, make them feel valued and reduce staff turnover. It goes without saying that...

Looking forward to the year ahead

2022 is now well underway and there are even early signs of spring here in South West Cornwall. The year ahead will see some changes and challenges so for this month’s blog, we thought we’d do a rundown of what’s coming up in 2022.   Wage rates increase From 1st...

Looking back on 2021

When I originally planned to write this blog post looking back on 2021, I have to admit I thought things would be a bit more positive. But the discovery and spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has put us all on the back foot a bit as we head into the festive...

Building a payroll scheme

The construction industry has been in the news a lot recently with shortages of both staff and materials being an issue. Although building sites were allowed to keep working during part of lockdown, like many businesses they experienced shutdowns, staff absence and...