Employment Allowance

The National Insurance contributions (NICs) Employment Allowance was introduced in April 2014, for the purpose of supporting businesses and charities in helping them to grow by cutting the cost of employment. More

Gender pay gaps: update

An employer must comply with the regulations for any year where they have a ‘headcount’ of 250 or more employees on 5 April, but employers of all sizes should consider the advantages. More

Auto Enrolment, Re-enrolment is here

Pension guidelines dictate that employers must run a re-enrolment process for their employees every 3 years from the company’s original auto enrolment staging date. More

Pay Rates – April 2017

The Government has published the statutory rates for sick pay, maternity pay, paternity pay, adoption pay and shared parental pay from April 2017. Sick pay: increase from £88.45 to £89.35 per week. More

Carer’s Credits

The Department for Work & Pensions are asking employers to help spread the word for Carer’s Credits. More

PAYE codes explained

Tax codes usually look something like this: ‘BR’, ‘1100L’, ‘NT’, ‘D0’. Not particularly helpful to the untrained eye. While most people see one appear on their payslip, not everyone knows what it means. More