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Minimum pension contributions will increase on 6 April 2019

05 February, 2019: The Pensions Regulator are writing to employers about what they need to do to comply with the automatic enrolment rules.

New employment status help for disabled people who take on a carer

16 January, 2019: Disabled people can face some real challenges when it comes to understanding whether their carer is employed or self-employed. LITRG’s new factsheet is here to help!

PAYE payment and form RT2 January deadline reminder

15 January, 2019: RT2 and PAYE payment may be due this month – we explain what you have to do

Basic PAYE Tools survey

14 January, 2019: Between November 2018 and February 2019 HMRC will be emailing customers to invite them to take part in an online survey.

National Minimum Wage for employers – HMRC webinars

11 January, 2019: HMRC have added two short webinars to their series on National Minimum Wage (NMW) for employers, covering unpaid working time and how to deal with accommodation costs

Benefit and pension rates for 2019/20

27 December, 2018: The Government have recently published the proposed benefit rates and pension rates for 2019/20.

Is your PA due any tax relief on their job expenses?

23 December, 2018: HMRC are prompting workers to claim tax relief where due. As tax relief can make a real difference to employees, we summarise the situation here, so that you can make your PA aware of this if you want to.

Auto-enrolment update for 2019/20

21 December, 2018: There are some forthcoming changes to the auto-enrolment programme to be aware of.

Small Christmas gift for your PA can be covered by trivial benefit exemption

20 December, 2018: December is upon us and you may be thinking about giving your PA a small gift for Christmas, such as a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine. Did you know you can provide this on a tax-free basis? Read on to find out more.

HMRC issue December ‘Employer Bulletin’

18 December, 2018: 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.