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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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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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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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The P60 Deadline is Fast Approaching

Employers As an employer, it is your duty to make sure all employees on your payroll who are working for you on the last day of the tax year (5 April) are given a P60.  They must receive this by the 31st of May, you do not…

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