Orange Genie News

Pension

Contributing to a pension isn’t the most exciting of subjects, and you might have better things to think about than what your lifestyle will be several decades from now. Lots of people feel the same way, which is why so many fail to make adequate provision for their retirement. Fortunately, as a UK employee you should have easy access to a workplace pension without having to take any action yourself – all you really need to do is go along with it.

The booming property rental market has, in recent years, attracted many contractors who have invested hard their earned money into property portfolios as an alternative means of providing a pension or just to give an additional income stream.

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Self-employed

With the self-assessment deadline behind us and the end of the tax year just weeks away, it’s time to make sure you’ve implemented all your tax planning for tax year 2018/19. Maybe you’re wondering if there’s anything you could do to reduce your liability or maybe you just want to check that you haven’t missed anything. In either case, here are some common reasons why self-employed contractors like you might pay more tax than necessary.

Limited Company

Now self-assessment season is over, it’s time to plan how you’ll run your limited company in the year to come. The new tax year is just a few weeks away, and there are some important decisions to make before then. For example, you’ll need to decide what combination of salary and dividends you’ll use to take money out of your company. In this article, we’ll look at some of the factors you might want to consider.

MindAround one in four UK adults will experience a mental health issue this year. Workplace stress is now the single biggest cause of absence from UK workplaces. Orange Genie have made a commitment to improve staff and stakeholder wellbeing, and that meant we had to do something to safeguard and improve the mental health of our people. 

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