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Employer provided living accommodation – call for evidence

13 January, 2016: A government call for evidence has been published to find out whether there is a case for making any changes to the current rules on employer provided living accommodation.

ACAS updated guidance on disability discrimination

13 January, 2016: ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) has provided updated guidance, in the form of a booklet, covering the key points for the workplace on disability discrimination, as defined by the Equality Act 2015.

Updated Access to Work factsheet now available

05 January, 2016: The government have recently published an updated version of the Access to Work factsheet giving more detail about the rules, along with British Sign Language video versions of the information.

Pensions Regulator release Auto enrolment calculator

25 November, 2015: More auto enrolment help from the Pensions Regulator

HMRC webinars – November

05 November, 2015: The latest HMRC webinars to help employers with various aspects of payroll and related matters carry on throughout November

Pensions Regulator update guidance for auto enrolment

22 October, 2015: A new “step by step” process tool has been launched by the Pensions regulator to help employers with auto enrolling their staff in a pension scheme.

Don’t forget PAYE payment and form RT2 due this month

14 October, 2015: The second quarterly PAYE payment for 2015/16 should be with HMRC within the next week to avoid the risk of being charged any late payment penalties.

HMRC webinars

05 October, 2015: The latest HMRC webinars to help employers with various aspects of payroll and related matters carry on throughout October.

National Minimum Wage increase

29 September, 2015: Remember that from 1st October the new rates for the National Minimum Wage will apply.

Are you employing a migrant worker as a personal assistant?

28 September, 2015: If you employ workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) it is your responsibility to check that they have a right to work in the UK. If you inadvertently employ someone who does not have a right to work in the UK you may be charged a fine.