Is your workplace contributing to stress and anxiety?

15.4 million working days were lost to work-related stress between 2017-2018, according to a report on work related stress and anxiety by The Health and Safety Executive, which demonstrates that the recognition of World Mental Health Day and International Stress Awareness Week shown by businesses in the UK in recent … Read More

Enforcement Data Confirms Auto Enrolment Still A Current Issue

With Automatic Enrolment very much business as usual for larger organisations and the 3rd anniversary and first re-enrolment coming up for tens of thousands of smaller companies it could be perceived that Auto Enrolment is no longer a newsworthy topic. However, it’s clear from The Pension Regulators’ (TPR) enforcement data … Read More

The Changes to Employment Allowance 2020

The Employment Allowance is an annual amount that is currently available to all businesses and charities to offset against their Class 1 secondary NICs bill. It remains at £3,000 for 2019-20. The scheme was implemented to help stimulate economic growth and encourage small firms to take on more employees. By … Read More

Important Payroll Notice – Week 53

Do you need to process a Week 53 this year? Week 53 takes place when a company pay date falls on 5th April in 2019. Each year is made up of 365 days or 52 weeks and 1 day and when the extra day falls on your company pay day, … Read More

Payslip Changes, April 2019 – it’s all about the detail

Whilst the concept of the weekly pay packet has evolved to include electronic payslips or online portals and payments transferred directly to employees’ bank accounts the basic information provided by employers on an employees’ payslip has remained fairly static for years. From April 6th changes to the information that must … Read More

Autumn Budget 2018

On October 29th the autumn budget was released and in this blog we have summarised the key changes that will affect payroll in the coming year. In the 19/20 tax year, we continue to see the payroll landscape change with the introduction of Welsh Tax rates and bands. These new … Read More