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Payroll Changes for 2018-19

Posted: 4th May 2018 by Clare Walker Blog
Payroll changes for 2018-19

Payroll Changes for 2018-19 What changes affecting your payroll do you need to know about for 2018-19? Legislation Payroll Changes for 2018-19 – An Introduction: Income Tax National Insurance Employment Allowance Termination Payments Student Loans Statutory Payments Minimum Wage Tax-Free Childcare Schemes Automatic Enrolment Income Tax Income Tax allowances The basic personal allowance for the… Read more

National Living Wage Update 2018

Posted: 19th Mar 2018 by Clare Walker HGH's News
National Living Wage 2018

National Minimum and National Living Wage Update 2018 Wage rates for all ages including apprentices will be going up on 1st April 2018, including the largest increase in a decade for the rates that apply to 18 to 20 and 21 to 24-year olds. The Low Pay Commission estimates the new rates will boost the… Read more

Changes to Pension Contributions from 6 April 2018

Posted: 19th Feb 2018 by Clare Walker HGH's News
Changes to Pension Contributions

Minimum Pension Contributions will increase on the 6th April 2018, by law. Pension Contributions will be changing from 6th April 2018. The minimum contribution percentage for automatic enrolment pension schemes will increase on 6th April 2018. This increase will happen in two stages, known as ‘contribution phasing’, with the first increase on the 6th April… Read more

The Apprenticeship Levy – will this apply to your business?

Posted: 4th Apr 2017 by Clare Walker Blog
Apprenticeship Levy

  The way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing.   Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.   The key points about the Apprenticeship Levy…   HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are introducing the… Read more

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Update 2017

Posted: 17th Mar 2017 by Clare Walker HGH's News
National Minimum Wage 2017

  National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Increases Employers need to get ready for the increase in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage on 1st April 2017.   National Minimum Wage The National Minimum Wage is the minimum rate of pay per hour someone is entitled to by law and depends on a worker’s… Read more

National Minimum Wage Update

Posted: 4th Oct 2016 by Clare Walker Blog
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National Minimum Wage Update What is the National Minimum Wage and who does it apply to? The national minimum wage is the minimum rate of pay per hour someone is entitled to by law and depends on age and if they’re an apprentice. To be eligible to get the National Minimum Wage, the person has to be at… Read more

Payroll Changes for 2016-17

Posted: 5th Apr 2016 by Clare Walker Blog
Payroll Changes

An introduction… Legislation Changes for 2016-17 What payroll changes will you see this year? Income Tax National Insurance Student Loans Form P46 Statutory Payments Employment Allowance Contractor Monthly Returns National Living Wage Income Tax Income Tax Allowances The basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2016 has increased to £11,000 and the… Read more

Automatic Enrolment – Will your Payroll Software be Compatible?

Posted: 7th Mar 2016 by Clare Walker Blog

Will your Payroll Software be compatible for Automatic Enrolment? To date, Basic PAYE Tools (BPT) users have not had access to software functionality that can help them carry out their automatic enrolment duties. Assessing your workforce and calculating contributions manually could lead to errors and non-compliance. Online Contributions Calculator Available With a large number of… Read more

Compulsory National Living Wage to be introduced in April 2016

Posted: 1st Mar 2016 by Clare Walker Blog
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  National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law. This rate will depend on a worker’s age and if they are an apprentice. Any changes to the rates are normally introduced in October each year.   The… Read more

Payroll Changes for 2015-16

Posted: 18th May 2015 by Clare Walker Blog

An introduction… Payroll Legislation Changes for 2015-16  …Income Tax …National Insurance …Student Loans …Statutory Payments …Employment Allowance …Filing Penalties …Other budget changes – reminders Income Tax Income Tax Allowances The basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2015 will be increased to £10,600 and the tax code for use will be 1060L…. Read more