Many financial planners focus on attracting new clients when trying to grow a profitable advice business, but your greatest opportunity could be right under your nose.
In the end the Budget was a bit of a non-event, supplying immunity mostly to the better off. It’s really not a very bright idea to antagonise NHS doctors busy dealing with a global pandemic so higher earners (up to £200,000 a year) retain their £40,000 annual allowance.
The double pressures of an ageing population and low unemployment levels means the risk of a UK labour shortage in future is high. This is a major 'talent' issue for many small and medium sized business owners.
Less stress, more productivity. Lower costs, better long-term staff retention. The phased retirement benefits for SME employers are clear. But what is phased retirement, exactly?