National Minimum Wage penalties now apply per employee

03 July, 2015: Most adult workers in the United Kingdom must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

HMRC to improve phone service

30 June, 2015: According to a recent press release, HMRC will be allocating £45 million to cover the cost of additional customer staff, in an effort to improve its call handling performance.

Latest RTI penalties news

22 June, 2015: HMRC have recently announced a move to a less rigid approach to penalties for employers who provide PAYE information late.

Employer Bulletin 54 – email alert (and warning!)

19 June, 2015: The Employer Bulletin is a magazine for employers giving up-to-date information on payroll topics. It is published six times a year – in February, April, June, August, October and December.

HMRC help and support for those employing people

18 June, 2015: HMRC has released new dates and times for live ‘webinars’ covering topics relating to employing people.

HMRC Online Services Availability

18 June, 2015: Due to a scheduled upgrade, HMRC’s Online Service will be unavailable between 21:00 on Wednesday 17 June 2015 and 00:59 on Thursday 18 June 2015.

Pensions for carers – a fuller picture

17 June, 2015: If you have taken on a personal carer, recent ‘snippets’ in the news about potentially having to provide them with a workplace pension from June 2015 may have left you confused and anxious