Tag Archives: National Insurance

Is this the end of National Insurance?

Reposted from the Telegraph Now call me an old cynic, but is Gidiots’ plan to merge National Insurance and Income Tax  a vain attempt to minimise the savage staff cuts in HMRC.  Does Gidiot not know that National Insurance is … Continue reading

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Only 1 in 3 will get the full £148-a-week new state pension despite ministers’ promises it was for everyone

Reposted from Money Mail New pension was unveiled as a way of ending unfairness and complexity, But figures imply 100,000 fewer people than expected will get the maximum 30,000 who it was thought would qualify in the first year will … Continue reading

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NEET!

NEET = Not in Employment, Education or Training. This is my lovely (most of the time) son Huw. He’s 19 years old. He is a NEET. It bothers everyone, except him. He’s just published his first book. http://www.amazon.com/Tomorrow-Gone-Huw-Millward-ebook/sim/B00TJ5DUIQ/2 He has … Continue reading

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If Jesse were alive today, would he give Boots the boot?

Boots has its roots in the mid-19th century when John Boot, an agricultural worker, moved to Nottingham to start a new business.   He opened a small herbalist store on Goose Gate in 1849, from which he prepared and sold herbal … Continue reading

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Landmark ruling on overtime and holiday pay

Reposted from Accountingweb As soon as the decision in this case was published, I guessed that employers would be complaining about the administrative burden and how much it would cost them. Then I thought, hang on a minute, you weren’t … Continue reading

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Not worth the paper it’s written on.

So, CaMORON and GIDIOT Osborne are sending out statements to taxpayers from today, detailing how their taxes are being spent. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/millions-start-receiving-break-down-of-how-their-tax-is-spent So, they are using YOUR money to tell you how YOUR money has been spent. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/tax/11204213/Voters-to-get-letters-showing-how-much-of-their-money-is-spent-on-benefits.html They are using these … Continue reading

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Tory Tax Merger Could See The End Of National Insurance

photo credit: HM Treasury via photopin   A future Conservative government may merge National Insurance with Income Tax, in a move designed to ‘simplify’ the UK’s taxation system, the Independent newspaper has reported today (30 June 2014). The move would see basic level taxpayers parting with … Continue reading

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