Universal credits affected by Pay Dates

When Universal Credits were introduced, replacing means-tested social security benefits and tax credits, we were told it would streamline the benefits system, tackle poverty amongst low income families, and reduce the scope for error and fraud. This benefit requires the use of employment earnings obtained from employers in real time via the RTI submissions sent […] Read more »

Calculating Holiday Pay

Summer season is here and especially during school holidays, many workers are looking to take time off work, so employers need to check their workers are getting the holiday they are owed. The definition of a worker according to the government is a person that has a contract or other arrangement to do work or […] Read more »

Employment Law Changes from April 2019

There are quite a few employment law changes from April 2019 that will affect your payroll. New legislation from 6th April requires all employers to provide a payslip to all workers, and to show hours on payslips where their pay varies by the amount of time worked. Many employers will need to review and potentially […] Read more »

Pension Re-enrolment Duties

Are your pension re-enrolment duties coming up soon? More than 1,200,00 employers have now successfully met their automatic enrolment duties and put nearly 10,000,000 staff into a workplace pension. However, automatic enrolment has ongoing tasks that must be completed to ensure employers continue to comply with the law, and staff continue to receive the pensions […] Read more »

New auto-enrolment guidance and re-enrolment guidance

Hundreds of thousands of small employers will need to meet their pension duties in 2017 and so The Pensions Regulator has refreshed and updated their website with new auto-enrolment guidance and re-enrolment guidance to make it simpler for employers to understand their duties. They have made choosing a pension scheme for staff easier with the […] Read more »

Auto-Enrolment Declaration of Compliance

Auto-enrolment saw it’s fourth anniversary in October, yet more than 900,000 employers have yet to stage and fulfill their employer duties. This means the challenge posed by the initial roll-out is not over. All employers with one or more staff have a legal requirement to complete a declaration of compliance. Even if that one member […] Read more »

Tracing your Pension: Is it Lost?

Tracing your pension is not always easy, especially if you’ve been in more than one scheme or have changed employer throughout your career. But it’s important that you do claim your pension, so the sooner you trace a lost pension, the better. Many people are concerned about lost pensions. Fortunately, there are several ways you […] Read more »