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Payroll predicaments: one in five employees paid late following tech issues - July 11, 2017
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44 per cent of European employees have been paid late, while 48 per cent have been paid incorrectly UK employers are worst offenders, with 61 per cent of British workers reporting incorrect pay One in five cite payroll tech errors Almost half consider jumping ship after delayed pay PAYROLL technology failures are among businesses’ leading … Continue reading Payroll predicaments: one in five employees paid late following tech issues


Your personalised Payroll diary - July 11, 2017
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19 July 2017 Deadline date for payment of PAYE Tax and National Insurance to HMRC Accounts Office by non-electronic method. (Every 19th of the month thereafter) 22 July 2017 Deadline date for payment of PAYE Tax and National Insurance to HMRC Accounts Office by electronic method. (Every 22nd of the month thereafter) 28 August 2017 … Continue reading Your personalised Payroll diary


Employers, are you paying the Apprenticeship Levy? - July 11, 2017
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From 06 April 2017, the Government introduced a new ‘tax’ on businesses known as the Apprenticeship Levy. The levy is charged at 0.5 per cent of a business’ annual wage bill. All businesses are given a £15,000 allowance, which effectively means only businesses with a total wage bill of £3 million or more are required … Continue reading Employers, are you paying the Apprenticeship Levy?


New businesses offered workplace pension lifeline - July 11, 2017
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The Government has announced that new businesses will be offered a reprieve of up to three months before they must enrol employees onto a workplace pension. This change will affect businesses entering the market for the first time, similar to the amnesty already afforded to established businesses. The government said, without such reprieve, employers would have … Continue reading New businesses offered workplace pension lifeline


Catch up with our best blogs from this year - July 11, 2017
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“Named and shamed”… the employers who fail to pay the NMW Business owners who fail to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage (NMW) are coming under increased scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), with a number of directors being struck off recently for not doing so. Read more here… Student loan interest set … Continue reading Catch up with our best blogs from this year


Employers, are you paying the Apprenticeship Levy? - May 26, 2017
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From 06 April 2017, the Government introduced a new ‘tax’ on businesses known as the Apprenticeship Levy. The levy is charged at 0.5 per cent of a business’ annual wage bill. All businesses are given a £15,000 allowance, which effectively means only businesses with a total wage bill of £3 million or more are required … Continue reading Employers, are you paying the Apprenticeship Levy?


Are you ready for the new apprenticeship levy? - March 27, 2017
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The new apprenticeship levy on firms with a payroll bill of £3m or more will come into effect on 6 April 2017 and will be collected through the PAYE system along with tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs). Technically the levy, which is set at 0.5 per cent of the employer’s pay bill, will be … Continue reading Are you ready for the new apprenticeship levy?


“Financial message” for firms who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage - March 27, 2017
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The Guardian recently reported that almost 700 firms, including Boris Becker’s favourite Wimbledon restaurant and Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, have been fined £1.4m for paying staff below the National Minimum Wage. On top of the fines, which stretched from £2,000 for minor discrepancies to £20,000 for the most serious culprits, a Tribunal ruled … Continue reading “Financial message” for firms who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage


Statutory pay: updates for employers - March 27, 2017
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Understanding your employee’s rights is a major part of being an employer. And when an employee becomes sick, is expecting a baby, or is planning to adopt, you must pay them a suitable wage. The rate at what you must pay them, and for how long you pay them, is overseen by the Government. This … Continue reading Statutory pay: updates for employers


DWP to freeze auto-enrolment threshold - March 27, 2017
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Each year the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will review the earnings threshold for automatic enrolment, the Government’s all-new compulsory workplace pensions scheme. However, its current projections for the tax year 2017/18 will freeze the earnings trigger for automatic enrolment at £10,000. It means that any employee between the age of 22 and the … Continue reading DWP to freeze auto-enrolment threshold


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