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23 March 2017 - Blog, News

Minimum wage offences | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

Record number of UK employers named and shamed for underpaying workers More than 350 employers have been named and shamed as the government publishes the largest ever list of national minimum and living wage offenders. 359 businesses underpaid 15,513 workers a total of £994,685 HMRC issued penalties…

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07 March 2017 - Blog, News

UK vs Irish Payroll – 8 key differences between UK and Ireland Payroll | PaycheckPlus Payroll Specialists

UK Vs Irish Payroll Payroll can be a complex and time consuming task for companies, especially if they are multinational companies. Each country has their legislations and specific requirements that companies must adhere to if they are to be payroll compliant. To give you a brief…

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23 February 2017 - Blog, News

Minimum Wages across the EU | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

See how EU member states minimum wage rates compare On the back of our previous blog comparing the upcoming UK minimum wage change with the recent Irish minimum wage change (read it here), we thought that it would be interesting to take a Europe-wide look at…

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18 February 2017 - Blog, News

UK vs Ireland minimum wages, plus recent and upcoming changes | PaycheckPlus Payroll Specialists

UK vs Ireland minimum wages With the upcoming UK and recent Irish changes to national minimum wages we thought that we’d write a blog post to capture and compare the current minimum wages in both regions. Below are details of the varying levels of national minimum…

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03 February 2017 - Blog, News

6 important steps to securing your company Wi-Fi | PaycheckPlus Payroll data security

Your Wi-Fi can be good and bad for business – secure your Payroll data Providing Wi-Fi access to your customers and employees can be good for business. Customers tend to seek out free Wi-Fi, which cafés have been using to their advantage for years, and employees…

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18 January 2017 - Blog, News

Payroll error cost nearly £18,000 and 4 years in jail | Payroll Accuracy

Get affordable, accurate and reliable payroll management with full support from industry experts. A payroll error in Ireland resulted in a small company losing close to €20,000 and an Irishman being jailed for 4 years. The Irish company, Industrial Insulation Specialists, mistakenly put a decimal point…

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03 January 2017 - News

UK Corporation Tax Rates

Corporation tax rates have already been enacted for periods up to 31 March 2021. The main rate of corporation tax is currently 20%. The rate will then be reduced as follows: 19% for the Financial Years beginning on 1 April 2017, 1 April 2018 and 1…

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12 December 2016 - Blog

UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Rates

You may have to pay Capital Gains Tax if you make a profit (‘gain’) when you sell (or ‘dispose of’) all or part of a business asset. You pay Capital Gains Tax if you’re a self-employed sole trader or in a business partnership. Other organisations like…

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26 September 2016 - Blog, News

The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

On 1st October 2016 the National Minimum Wage rates for the different age bands and for apprentices will increase. Workers must be at least school leaving age (last Friday in June of the school year they turn 16) to get the National Minimum Wage. They must…

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25 August 2016 - Blog

Back to school bill – how to cut costs at this expensive time of year

With school summer holidays already costing parents over £600, they are about to be hit with another bill of around £400 to fork out for the new academic year.  The back to school rush is about to hit the high streets this week and some parents…

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