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RIFT won the Invicta Chamber Excellence in Customer Service Award 2017 and retains ServiceMark with a UK leading score on the same day.
With recruitment and apprenticeships being such a hot topic at the moment, what with the levy coming next month and apprenticeships being available to a much wider age range and many varied courses, at RIFT Accounting we thought we would share our experience of employing an apprentice ourselves and how this works realistically.
Despite a manifesto pledge not to increase the rates of National Insurance, increases to the Class 4 rate will see 1.6 million self-employed people being clobbered with an average National Insurance bill £240 higher than they expected. A year after that, we'll be seeing another rise to 11%. It's come as a shock to many self-employed people, some of whom were actually expecting to see a drop in the NICs they paid.