Personal Finance: Biggest UK Tax Burdens to Watch out for

The UK ranks high when comparing developed countries and their tax burdens. Speculations have been that the exit of Britain from the EU will give it freedom to implement fair taxes on its inhabitants. However, until that happens, individuals are faced with several taxes with some of them weighing very heavily on the pockets of ordinary residents. The distribution of the tax burden varies upon many factors such as the income of a taxpayer. The following taxes are some of those with a big impact on personal finance. National Insurance Contributions and income tax are the two biggest burdens with some taxpayers spending almost 40% of their earnings.
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Fintech is the Hottest Business Trend in New York

Thanks to Wall Street, New York City has always been at the forefront of finance. The title of being the financial heart of the world was almost taken from New York by London due to the British capital’s ability to attract not only large capital players but also financial technology (fintech) startups; however, the Brexit referendum to leave the European Union has dampened those ambitions by causing investors to withdraw their support for London-based fintech companies. Continue reading

Hey, manager! It’s all about the sale

Hey Manager! It’s All About the Sale!

Doing business in a lighting fast digital environment can be distracting. You have to worry about a host of new metrics previous generations never had to deal with. Brand management, platform development, likes, clicks, social sharing, impressions, transference, reviews. A single bad social media review can derail your entire week if it’s impactful enough. But that doesn’t mean you have time to forget the brass tacks basics of your job. It’s all about sales, friend. Never forget it!

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