18 January, 2017: RT2 and PAYE payment may be due this month – we explain what you have to do.
28 December, 2016: HMRC have issued the latest Employer Bulletin – ‘Your route to the latest in payroll news‘. In general, these bulletins contain lots of useful information to help employers meet their payroll obligations, such as updates on forthcoming changes to the rules and guidance in dealing with particular payroll issues.
23 December, 2016: This year, Christmas Day (25 December 2016) falls on a Sunday, and Boxing day (26 December 2016) falls on a Monday, which means the two bank holidays for these days will be 26 and 27 December. But what if your PA wants to take time off on those bank holidays? Are you clear on the rules?
23 December, 2016: We remind employers that this is the first Christmas that you can provide a small gift to your employees free of tax.
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23 November, 2016: If you are an employer it is worth letting your employees know about their Personal Tax Account (PTA).
11 November, 2016: If you're employing someone for the first time you might have a lot of questions about PAYE tax, National Insurance and running a payroll. If you aren't sure where to start, this online resource for employers from HMRC is for you!
08 November, 2016: LITRG have recently responded to two government consultations with care and support employer interest, one on 'Simplifying the PAYE Settlement (PSA) Agreement process' and one on 'Salary sacrifice for the provision of benefits in kind'.
03 November, 2016: The law on workplace pensions has changed and all employers in the UK, including care and support employers, must now put certain staff into a pension scheme. This is called auto enrolment. Disability Rights UK with support from The Pensions Regulator have organised a series of seminars around England to explain the system.
27 October, 2016: Deciding whether your personal assistant is employed or self-employed for tax purposes is something that we know causes real worry amongst care and support employers, so you may be interested to know that HMRC have commissioned NatCen, an independent research institute, to conduct some research into the area, with a view to making the process clearer and easier.