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Buy-to-let. Is it a good investment?

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In the 2015 Summer Budget, the Chancellor announced changes to the amount of mortgage interest that can be offset for higher rate taxpayers only.  At present, higher and additional rate tax payers can claim 40% or 45% tax relief on mortgage interest on buy-to-let properties.  The intention is that from 2020 these taxpayers will have their tax relief capped at 20%. 

Whether or not these recent changes affect you, there are a number of tax planning opportunities and pitfalls of which you should be aware. Read more

Auto-enrolment is here. Is your business ready?

Under rules that have been gradually introduced since October 2012, employers are required to automatically enrol all eligible members of staff into a workplace pension scheme and pay a minimum contribution into the fund.

The move has been described as the most radical change to workplace entitlements since the introduction of the National Minimum Wage.
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"Leading, engaging and motivating your people” seminar

Taking time away from your business to think about how to better lead your teams can prove to be invaluable.

This thought-provoking seminar, led by Ian Windle, Vistage, will focus on how to motivate and increase the engagement of your people. This session will be appropriate for your younger frontline managers as well as your more experienced senior executives.

Date: Friday, 6th November
Time: 07.45 - 9.30
Venue: DRG Office, Maidenhead

The seminar is complimentary, but spaces are limited, so please reserve your place today.

British Heart Foundation London to Brighton Off Road Ride

Congratulations to the DRG team who completed the grueling 75 mile London to Brighton Off Road Ride on Saturday 26th September to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.

The race, which mixed cycle, single track and forest paths to get to Brighton, took our team 9 hours to finish. As you can imagine there were a few sore muscles the next day.

DRG Women in Business Group

The DRG Women in Business Group enjoyed a very successful evening at Hobbs Windsor on 24th September. The event allowed attendees be some of the first to see the latest Hobbs range, test the recently launched Moulton Brown scents as well as be treated to a makeover from Bare Minerals.

Save the date

Our next Women in Business Lunchtime Event will be on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 at DRG Offices, when Cheryl Adams from Santander will be speaking

Keep in touch

Why not join the DRG Women-in-Business LinkedIn Group to stay in touch with our events?