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Not long left to report your Gender Pay Gap

The deadline for reporting your Gender Pay Gap is fast approaching. For Organisations in the public sector, the deadline is 30th March 2018. The deadline for the private and voluntary sector is 4th April 2018. Gender Pay Gap reporting currently applies to employers in Great Britain only. Employers with 250 or more employees can register …

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Changes to the Student Loan repayment thresholds from April

For those repaying their student loan through payroll, the new thresholds to apply from April are:   Plan 1 Plan 2 (England & Wales) Annual £18,330 £25,000 Monthly £1,527.50 £2,083.33 Weekly £352.50 £480.76 Fortnightly £705.00 £961.53 4 Weekly £1410.00 £1,923.07 For more information about student loans through payroll, visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/special-rules-for-student-loans

Scottish Income Tax Rates Confirmed

The Scottish budget for 2018/19 has been given the final approval in the Scottish Parliament. From April 2018, employees with a Scottish address registered with HM Revenue & Customs will move to 5 rates of income tax.  These are: 19% – Starter Rate £1 – 2,000 20% – Basic Rate £2001 – 12,150 21% – Intermediate …

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Minimum Wage Increase From April 2018

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will increase in April 2018. The new rates will apply from the first pay reference period that starts on or after 1 April 2018. The new rates are: We will apply the new rates automatically.

EAT confirms Uber drivers are workers | Personnel Today

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that Uber drivers should be classified as workers who are entitled to basic employment rights, in the highest-profile case on the employment status of the gig economy workforce. Employment status and the gig economy Employment status: the dominant theme for 2017 What can we expect from the Supreme …

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Auto Enrolment Thresholds 2017/18

The earnings thresholds to use from April 2017 are: These thresholds apply UK wide. Proposed values by pay reference period (effective on 6 April 2017) 2017 – 2018 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,876 £113 £226 £452 £490 £1,469 £2,938 Earnings trigger for automatic …

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National Minimum Wage from April 2017

From 1 April 2017, the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will be increased Rate per hour Over 25  £             7.50 21 – 24  £             7.05 18 – 20  £             5.60 16 – 17  £             4.05 Apprentices  £             3.50 learn more at https://checkyourpay.campaign.gov.uk/