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Furlough – Waiting for the portal to open

16 April: It seems the vast majority of businesses are having to furlough at least some of their employees and all of them are waiting for HMRC’s new portal to open on 20 April. Statistics It is estimated that there are more than 30 million workers in the UK, of which about 25 million are… Read More

National Minimum and Living Wage rates from October 2016

New rates for the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage were introduced with effect from 1 October 2016 Full details can be found on the HMRC website  Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice October 2016 (current rate) £7.20 £6.95 £5.55 £4.00 £3.40   For a full… Read More

Bob Heatley

William Robert Heatley (1909 -1995) Bob Heatley was a partner of Daffern & Co from 1935 until his retirement in 1975. Born in Foleshill, Coventry in 1909, Bob was the son of William Stanley Heatley. His father was a long serving Daffern & Co employee, who it would appear effectively managed the firm for Thomas… Read More

Coventry and Warwickshire Champions

Dafferns are proud supporters of Coventry and Warwickshire Champions, uniting  organisations and businesses  in a powerful network to help develop and promote Coventry and Warwickshire and raise its profile. At the January Champions event at Warwick Castle, Les Ratcliffe of Jaguar Land Rover, the Chairman of Coventry and Warwickshire Champtions, presented Dafferns’ membership certificate to Martin Gibbs… Read More