Do you know a Santa concerned about the employment status of his elf?

Is he employed or self-employed? You need to look at all the facts. The work is seasonal so is not full-time and if Mr Bell is not obliged to always offer himself for work each year then this would point to self-employment. Can Mr Bell send in a substitute if he is unable to do the work himself? Does he charge an agreed fee for the season? Does he bring his own tools to work? If the answer to these questions is yes then this would further indicate self-employment. Conversely, the fact that Mr Bell only works for Santa and no...

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New Senior Partner takes the helm

After a six-year term as Senior Partner, Barry Lynch, has handed over the role to Martin Osborne. Barry continues as Partner at the Winchester branch. Martin, who joined the firm in 1984, says: “During his time at the helm, Barry has managed a number of significant events, including overseeing our conversion to LLP status and leading a complete rebranding of the firm. “I am pleased to have taken over as senior partner at a time when there is a more positive economic outlook and greatly look forward to continui...

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2013 Autumn Statement

2013 Autumn Statement

Delivering the 2013 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor said the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility proved that Britain’s economic plan is working but warned that the job is not done. George Osborne stressed that: · the deficit is down but it’s still too high · growth is up but productivity is too low · businesses are expanding but exports could be better; and · disposable incomes are improving but households are still struggling with the cost of living. I...

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Rothmans' Pudsey Bear

Rothmans’ own Pudsey Bear

Tax specialist Kevin Brinkman from our Rothmans Eastleigh branch put his best paw forward in honour of the Children in Need and Wear It Pink Breast Cancer charities. Familiar with charity dares Kevin took his fundraising efforts to a new level, donning a Pudsey onesie for his journey to work on a Vespa! The cuddly yellow commuter could be seen travelling the round trip from his home in Portsmouth to the Eastleigh branch. With the support of all Rothmans employees a total of £506.95 was raised which will be shared between the two ch...

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Rothmans Business Growth Seminar

Business Growth Seminar

Rothmans Sutton, together with Metro Bank Sutton and Prospects Connect, are holding a free Business Growth Seminar, presented by Alan Sellers, on Wednesday 20th November 2013 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. at Metro Bank in Sutton High Street. Places can be booked via or by emailing or calling Rothmans Sutton Offices on 020 8 642 1048 This is an ideal opportunity for owner managed companies to meet and promote their businesses and recei...

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Rothmans HSBC Joint Seminar

Successful Joint Seminar

Rothmans held a successful joint seminar with HSBC on Wednesday 23rd October 2013 for interested Rothmans and HSBC clients. 
 Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics for HSBC Commercial Banking, presented an insight into the current economic situation and how this related to the business environment in the UK and across Europe. 
 This annual breakfast seminar was packed with business men and woman eager to learn more about the economy and what is in store over the coming months.

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