Payroll News

Furloughed workers to receive full parental leave entitlement

Furloughed workers planning to take paid parental or adoption leave will be entitled to pay based on their usual earnings rather than a furloughed pay rate. Pay for furloughed workers taking family related leave is to be calculated based on usual earnings rather than furlough pay full earnings will apply to Maternity Pay, Paternity Pay, …

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Check if you can claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Updates have been made to the guidance   New information has been added on collective agreement reached with a trade union. Clarified eligibility criteria, including for employees on fixed-term contracts. Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (‘furlough’) due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Source: …

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Report CJRS fraud to HMRC

HMRC have launched a campaign encouraging employees to report any employers abusing the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. If you are concerned that your employer is abusing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme you should report them. This could include your employer claiming on your behalf and not paying you what you are entitled to, being …

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Updates to the Statutory Payments Manual

The Statutory Payments Manual details how HM Revenue & Customs administers statutory payments, including Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay The manual can be found at https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/statutory-payments-manual Updates HMRC made some updates to the manual on 19 April 2020 in response to COVID-19. Entitlement Employees who have been furloughed …

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