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Company of the Year – Sponsored by Fairs Plc.

Winner: Standard Life

Second: Norwich Union

Third: Skandia Life


Company pension contributions

Many companies have year-ends of March 31 or April 5. It has been established that company contributions are one of the most effective ways of extracting capital from the company for the benefit of directors.Any company contribution will normally be allowable as a business expense in the company accounting period when it is paid. Where […]

Loan restructuring

Tax relief for the payment of mortgage interest was generally abolished from April 6, 2000.However, for anyone running their own business where they have credit balance loan or capital or current accounts, it will be worth investigating whether it is poss-ible to release funds from the business to repay those outstanding accounts to facilitate repayment […]

Inexpertise that puts us in jeopardy

Some years ago there was a morning radio programme that always made me laugh by the inappropriate so-called experts that they would have to comment on various matters.For example, if there was a major shipping disaster they would have someone who rented out boats in their local park lake to give his opinion.This is only […]

Independent view – Tom Kean

The more I learn about the Equitable Life fiasco, the more I wonder who is in control of what we all do for a living. Its bribe for not suing is a good example. Time after time I read about this but no one stops the bus to say it is not right – you […]


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