Technology is changing all the time and we are trying very hard not to be dinosaurs so do think about whether we can amend our practices to assist you with yours. An alternative would be a BACS solution … [Read more...] about What can we do?
From last year we had the introduction of a national living wage on top of the national minimum wage. Instead of these being increased at two different times in the year (October and April) they have been … [Read more...] about Up, up and away…
We all know that pension contribution rates will be going up. Well, it is still a while away but just so you can’t say I didn’t warn you, the new rates are shown here. Key dates Minimum employee Minimum … [Read more...] about Pensions – what will it cost?
As an employer, you may have to pay the new apprenticeship levy (AKA tax) from 6 April 2017 if: You have an annual pay bill of more than £3 million, and You are connected to other companies or … [Read more...] about The Apprenticeship Levy – what you cannot ignore
New thresholds detailed below but if you want edited highlights; personal allowance has been increased by £500 to £11,500 so your new standard tax code will be 1150L, we are also seeing for the first time … [Read more...] about New rates and thresholds for tax year 2017-18
Here are the new thresholds for Plan 1 for 2017. Despite pressure from many quarters the government is continuing to freeze the threshold for Plan 2 until at least 2021. This is a back-track from when it was … [Read more...] about Student tax
Hello to you all. As many of you already know, we had a bumpy start to 2017 when I was knocked off my bike and left with a bad leg break. But hey, the spring is here, daffs are out and by the summer I will … [Read more...] about Welcome to Spring 2017
– what you cannot ignore As an employer, you’ll have to pay Apprenticeship Levy each month from 6 April 2017 if you have an annual pay bill of more than £3 million or are connected to other companies or … [Read more...] about Apprenticeship Levy form