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26 November 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Benefits of paying the Living Wage

The ‘Real’ Living Wage Not to be confused with the NLW, the Living Wage, sometimes referred to as the ‘Real’ Living Wage is an hourly rate based on the actual cost of living in the UK. The Living Wage Foundation, a campaigning organisation in the UK,…

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12 November 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips and Insights

Paid paternity leave

Currently in the UK employers must offer new fathers two weeks’ paid paternity leave. This leave is to be taken directly after the birth of the child (usually in one block) to allow new fathers to support the mother in the first few weeks after birth…

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05 November 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Holiday Pay for casual or zero contract workers

All workers, except those who are genuinely self-employed, are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year. Ideally workers should receive the same amount of pay while on holidays as if they were working normally. For most workers who are full time and on fixed…

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29 October 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Guide to becoming an employer

When you become an employer there are so many element to ensure you are compliant, paying employees correctly and paying HMRC correctly. We have put together this quick checklist to help you get started. Know your employees correct employment status as different rules apply to different…

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16 September 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Auto Enrolment

Introduction Arguably, auto enrolment has been the most significant change to payroll processing ever! The regulations around auto enrolment are complex, requiring a whole new skillset, including a sound knowledge of pensions, and there are significant penalties for getting it wrong. In August 2019 an employer…

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06 September 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

National Minimum Wage (NMW)

Introduction Surely, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has to be the simplest piece of payroll legislation to manage correctly. It’s currently set at £8.21 per hour so what could be more straightforward? But it’s precisely this simplicity which has led thousands of businesses to fall foul…

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04 September 2019 - Blog, General, Payroll Tips & Insights

UK Vs Irish Payroll

8 Key differences between UK & Irish Payroll Payroll can be a complex and time-consuming task for companies, especially when they have multiple locations around the world. Each country has different legislation and specific requirements that companies must adhere to if they are to be payroll…

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30 August 2019 - Blog, News

Global award-winning payroll specialist makes strategic appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Adam Jones to the role of Business Development Manager, heading up the team from our brand-new UK base! As many of you will know, we have been providing payroll services in the UK and Ireland for many years, but…

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08 August 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Employers Guide to Statutory Sick Pay

Who qualifies for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)? Anyone who you employ that meets these requirements can qualify for Statutory Sick Pay. They must have an employment contract with you and have done some work under their contract. If they have been sick for 4 or more…

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15 June 2019 - Blog, Payroll News

Deadline for P11D is Fast Approaching

The deadline for submission of the P11D is fast approaching. All employers must issue their P11D’s to HRMC before the 6th of July. The P11D form details any expenses or benefits provided to employees during the tax year. Anything the company pays for that is an…

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