Off Payroll Working Rules from 2020: Factsheet

From 6 April 2020, medium and large-sized organisations outside the public sector will be responsible for deciding the employment status of contractors for tax purposes. Currently, contractors themselves are responsible for making this decision in these sectors. This will bring the private sector inline with the public sector, where these arrangements have been in place since April 2017.

Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll

The Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll Outsourcing to Your Payroll Team can bring a number of benefits to your business by KEVIN WALLER In 2018 there were an estimated 2.4 million employers in the United Kingdom ranging from the smallest with just 1 or 2 employees to some of the largest with tens of thousands.  They …

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2019/20 Statutory Leave Pay Rates

As part of a series of posts to help employers prepare for the new tax year, this post focuses on the different types of statutory leave and their pay rates. We will cover: Maternity Paternity Adoption Shared Parental Sickness Pay Rates Maternity Paternity Adoption Shared Parental Sickness Maternity SMP – first 6 weeks 90% of the …

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Automatic Enrolment in 2019/20

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have published their Annual Review of the automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for tax year 2019/20. The Secretary of State has concluded that for 2019/20 the proposed annual figures will be: Earnings Trigger – £10,000 Qualifying Earnings Lower Limit – £6,136 Qualifying Earnings Upper Limit …

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Welsh Income Tax

From April 2019 the Welsh Government will be able to vary the rates of Income Tax paid by Welsh taxpayers. HMRC will identify Welsh taxpayers based on the information they hold on their systems. Welsh taxpayers resident in Wales will then be issued with a tax code beginning with C. Employees are being encouraged to …

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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.

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