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Back to Basics – Tax Codes?

This is part of a series of 3 ‘Back to Basics’ blogs to help employers talk to their employees about payroll, and to answer their initial questions about how their pay has been calculated. This blog focuses on tax codes – what they are, how they’re created, and what...

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Annual Leave and Pay 2018

Annual Leave Holiday leave and pay is a topic that most businesses have been very aware of lately with the long school summer break and parents taking time out of the business for family holidays. But, as an employer, what are your responsibilities in relation to...

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Apprenticeship Levy

One of the few payroll ‘hot topics’ I’ve never written about is Apprenticeship Levy. Mostly because the clients I work with are not going to be subject to it. But I’m sure there are quite a few small businesses that do wonder what it is and whether they are. So, I’ve...

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An Interesting Twist on Maternity Pay

An Interesting Twist on Maternity Pay Whilst working with clients, I see lots of variety in what can be encountered as an employer. Odd things with sickness, absence, timekeeping, pay and pension, and pretty much anything else you can think of comes up. I’ve...

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I’ve recently taken a short break in the Republic of Ireland, in a beautiful cottage near the coast in Cork. The ever-changing weather, clean air and beaches are a refreshing change from the push and pull of life near the second city in England. But after a couple of...

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Payroll in 2018-19

So, we’re already into 2018-19 but there’s never a bad time to take a look at the facts and figures around a payroll year. So let’s run through the main topics… Personal Allowance This years personal allowance is £11,850.00, allowing employees to earn £987.50 per...

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HMRC Errors – Keep Calm and Carry On!

Monday Mornings! It’s the jolt out of the weekend, and back to the real world of the 9-5. And no matter what you do on a Monday morning, there are still other places you would undoubtedly want to be. And I am no exception. So, I start my Monday morning with a weekly...

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