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The Pensions Regulator

Latest on the Pensions Regulator and Workplace Pension.  Yes auto enrolment is coming to a door near you if not already with you. A recent report showed that the number of small businesses not complying with auto enrolment and ignoring the Pensions Regulator’s correspondence has been highlighted with a rise in fines and penalties.  Reason being – the judicial system rejected what employers were saying as “reasonable excuses” for NOT joining the scheme by their Staging…

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National Minimum Wage

Well the year has been rushing by and we are heading quickly towards the 1st October when the National Minimum Wage increases again. Key Points • Most workers will be entitled to the National Minimum Wage. • Normally the National Minimum Wage rate changes in October each year. • There are no exemptions according to the size of business. • HM Revenue & Customs can take employers to court for not paying the National Minimum…

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HMRC Late Filing Penalties – RTi

Real Time Information & Paying your Staff Wages Beware of late filing penalties and interest on late payment of PAYE and NI contributions. HMRC are tightening up on receiving these submissions on time and the “Holiday” is over, penalites are now being given. When Penalties are charged and when you can get one: your Full Payment Submission (FPS) was late you didn’t send the expected number of FPSs you didn’t send an Employer Payment Summary…

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Holiday Notice and Calculating Holiday Pay

Holiday season will soon be upon us and many employers have questions regarding their employees’ holidays. Below you can read a short summary of some of the main points but, as always, please contact us if you require any further information on this. Employers and employees can agree how and when to give notice of when leave is to be taken. But in the absence of any agreement the notice period should be at least twice…

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