If you employ anyone under 21 years old you will no longer have to pay Class 1 secondary National Insurance contributions on earnings up to the new Upper Secondary Threshold (UST) for those employees. This comes into effect from 6 April 2015 so be prepared to change the NI Category letters of those employees to … Continued
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Newell McGuiness, SELECT’s MD, was quoted in a BBC News article today discussing public bodies withholding cash from sub-contractors. Newell commented on the research conducted by SEC Group Scotland and noted “It suggests that while organisations which depend on money from the public purse would appear on the surface to be backing moves against late … Continued
British Government’s SuperConnected Cities programme is offering businesses as chance to upgrade their internet connection through the Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme. Click here to find out if you’re eligible to apply for up to £3,000 to cover the installation costs of upgrading to a faster and more reliable connection for your business.
We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in February: Phoenix Care Scotland Ltd, Switchgas Scotland, Peter Young Engineering, Upkeep Ltd
The Scottish Government has issued Statutory Guidance on Electrical Installations and Appliances in Private Rented Property (click here to download). This statutory guidance is part of the Scottish Government Advice Pack for Private Landlords and is issued under sections 13(4A) and 19B(4) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006. It follows work by Electrical Safety First, … Continued
SELECT’s Managing Director, Newell McGuiness has appeared in the Editor’s letters page of today’s (2nd March) Herald newspaper. This followed an article by Ian McConnell about apprenticeships (“Apprenticeships could become a dirty word under Cameron plan”, which appeared in the Herald on 20th February). In his letter, Newell said “ Ian’s main point that we … Continued