Category Archives: Employee Benefits

How to stay positive in uncertain times in the workplace

This is the big question of the day. How to stay positive in these uncertain times especially when it comes to the workplace. Not only have we had a global pandemic for two years, but we also have political upheavals around the globe, an all-out war on European soil and new stories everyday about rising […]

Is Salary Sacrifice a good idea?

pensions, salary

You may have heard the term “salary sacrifice” on occasions and wondered what it is. Have you ever wondered if you should participate in the scheme either as an employee or an employer?  Basically, is salary sacrifice a good idea?   What is Salary Sacrifice? Salary sacrifice schemes are not a new thing and have […]

How is your business going in 2022?

business operations

Businesses have a lot on their plate now! You have had a lot on your plate for the last two years. But our world is changing rapidly or so it feels. So how is your business going in 2022? This year has brought different challenges. There is the threat of the “great resignation” where workers […]

What is it like working as an ACA trainee at Myers Clark?

You’re here because you’re looking for the right place to undertake your ACA training and become a qualified Chartered Accountant.   We know how important it is to learn the ropes in an environment where you feel valued and on a structured path to achievement.   We wanted to give you a picture of what […]

Tax breaks for your garden office

building a garden office

Most restrictions in England will end tomorrow as Plan B comes to an end! Which side of the divide do you belong to?  Is it time to get back to “normal” and for everyone to go back to the office? Or is it too early and we should all carry on working from home until […]

How not to lose your staff to your competitors?

It seems that every week in the news we are hearing about staff shortages in the UK and when we speak to you about this many of you are confirming the same. So, how do you retain your staff. According to the BBC the shortage has been aggravated by the fact that 400,000 people have […]

Christmas gifting and parties – What are the tax implications?

Entertainment Expenses – what is tax deductible? It is common at this time of the year to see a lot more gifting and partying.  It is after all the festive season. The costs of parties and gifts can be a tax allowable expense and any VAT can be claimed back if it relates to employees. […]

What are the best benefits to offer employees

employee benefits, benefit in kind, employees

For a few months now, we have known there is an acute shortage of talented people in the general workforce in the United Kingdom. Some industries such as hospitality are having more of an acute shortage due to other factors such as Brexit, but staff shortage is spreading across all industries and in all parts […]

Travel Expenses – what you need to know

Today we heard the news that passengers returning to the UK will no longer have to take the more expensive PCR test, will that mean more travel for businesses in the coming months or has Covid changed this forever? It is too early to say but we are seeing a gradual return to business travel […]