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National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

07.04.2016 | Sarah Spring | Payroll

There has been so much discussion recently regarding the implementation of a National Minimum wage which came into effect 1st April 2016

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Student Loan repayments - Changes from 5th April 2016

28.01.2016 | Sarah Spring | Payroll

The government has changed the way student loans are repaid from 2016.

There will now be 2 plans:

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Can employers lawfully provide electronic payslips instead of printed payslips?

19.11.2015 | Sarah Spring | Payroll

The requirement for employers to provide an “itemised pay statement” is set out in Section 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996. It says: “An employee has the right to be given by his employer, at or before the time at which any payment of wages or salary is made to him, a written itemised pay statement.”

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Automatic enrolment – Are you compliant?

16.10.2015 | Sarah Spring | Payroll

The law on workplace pensions has changed. Every employer with at least one member of staff now has new duties, including enrolling those who are eligible into a workplace pension scheme and contributing towards it. This is called automatic enrolment.

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More cash in your pocket

31.07.2015 | Kirstie Lamb | Payroll

The government is planning to accelerate the plan to increase the amount workers can earn before paying income tax. This should compensate in part the drop in income low income workers will see from the planned cuts to welfare.

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Holiday Entitlements

26.06.2015 | Kirstie Lamb | Payroll

With summer on our doorstep, members of staff will be arranging their well earned summer breaks! Here are some interesting points on statutory holiday entitlements.

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