lauraIn 2019/20 the Government plans to abolish the existing process for collecting Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NIC) and introduce a new scheme which will increase the percentage rate of Class 4 NIC paid by the self-employed on profits over a certain amount.

Details of how to check your State Retirement pension are on the Government website or, alternatively contact Laura Brown, on 0131 225 1200, to ensure that you receive professional advice which safeguards any entitlement to a full State Retirement pension.