Change in employee National Insurance threshold from July 2022

A surprise announcement in the Chancellor’s Spring statement means a change in employee National Insurance Thresholds from July 2022. There is an increase to both the primary threshold and lower profits limit which takes affect 6th July 2022. It is unusual to revise thresholds part way through a tax year, and may catch some employers […] Read more »

Tax Year 2022-23: New Rates, Allowances and Thresholds

The new tax year 2022-23 New Rates, allowances and thresholds you need for your payrolls from April 2022 are as follows: All tax thresholds and allowances have been frozen so remain the same as last tax year (except Scotland). Therefore the standard tax code remains 1257L. National Insurance Thresholds have changed. The lower earnings threshold […] Read more »

A new Health and Social Care Levy for 2022

On 7th September 2021, prime minister Boris Johnson, announced that a new Health and Social Care Levy will be implemented from tax year 2022/23, therefore will start in April 2022. The new levy will be based on National Insurance contributions and for all working age employees, self-employed and employers, NIC rates will be increased by […] Read more »

The New COVID-19 Job Support Scheme

With the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on 31st October, the New COVID-19 Job Support Scheme starts on 1st November 2020 and will run for 6 months until April 2021 for SMEs (less than 250 employees). The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand […] 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 »