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HMRC steps up fight against minimum wage dodgers - October 26, 2017
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HMRC to receive £5.3 million in extra funding to enforce national minimum wage Compliance team expands to more than 360 members Despite this, more than 362,000 jobs paid less than the NMW in April 2016 According to the Government’s latest Labour Market Enforcement Strategy report, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to receive an additional … Continue reading HMRC steps up fight against minimum wage dodgers


Moore Thompson opens the door to experienced payroll manager - October 26, 2017
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Moore Thompson has welcomed an experienced payroll expert to help head up its growing team. Kieran Smith joins the firm from Boston College where he worked his way up from apprentice to the position of Payroll Manager. He will take on a similar role at Moore Thompson, drawing upon his experience and prestigious Higher National … Continue reading Moore Thompson opens the door to experienced payroll manager


Your personalised Payroll diary - October 26, 2017
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19 October 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) 20 October 2017 Deadline date for payment of PAYE Tax and National Insurance to HMRC Accounts Office by electronic method. (Every 22nd of the month thereafter) 31 October 2017 … Continue reading Your personalised Payroll diary


Businesses not claiming apprenticeship vouchers, figures show - October 26, 2017
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Almost half of businesses paying the apprenticeship levy are writing their payments off as tax, according to new figures – amid concerns that firms are not reaping the advantages of extra training. The Department for Education (DfE) revealed that just 10,500 eligible businesses are registered to receive apprenticeship vouchers, compared with the 19,150 paying the … Continue reading Businesses not claiming apprenticeship vouchers, figures show


No more credit card PAYE penalty payments - October 26, 2017
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that, as of 13 January 2018, employers will no longer be able to use personal credit cards to settle outstanding PAYE late payment penalties, PAYE settlement agreements or Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) late filing penalties. However, from that date HMRC will accept full payment by company credit card … Continue reading No more credit card PAYE penalty payments


Can your business afford long-term absence? - October 26, 2017
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Can your business afford long-term absence? Can your employee afford to be absent for a long period through no fault of their own? An estimated 137.3 million working days were lost to sickness absence in 2016 – over 30 per cent of which were due to long-term illness (four weeks or more). This equates to … Continue reading Can your business afford long-term absence?


Watch out! Fake HMRC emails are about - October 26, 2017
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Moore Thompson has noticed a marked increase in the number of clients receiving suspect email from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). While some of these may well be genuine, most are not and are designed to trick you into thinking otherwise. To help you stay safe from fraudsters, we have compiled a quick guide below: … Continue reading Watch out! Fake HMRC emails are about


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?


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