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Starter Checklists

New Starter Checklists  When taking on a new employee, we are no longer required to submit a completed P46 or P45 to HMRC. Instead New Starter Checklists will be used. When completed by your new employees, these will supply us with the information we require to enable us to submit your RTi submissions on time. We will be sending all our clients Starter Checklists so they can use them as soon as a new team member…

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Employment Allowance – £3000 off National Insurance Contributions

We receive a lot of questions regarding this National Insurance Employment Allowance so just to summarise. The Employment Allowance is available for most employers, Charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs who have employees whose earnings incur an employer’s share of the National Insurance contribution (secondary Class 1 NICs). Rest assured, we are claiming this Allowance for all our eligible clients and the claimable amounts will be deducted by us automatically from your PAYE owed. The annual allowance…

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Employee Average Weekly Hours

Employee Average Weekly Hours As our clients know, it is important that you keep up to date on your employees’ average weekly hours. The reason this is important is that the hours are used to support claims to benefits and Tax Credits. There are to be changes in the bandings from 6th April 2014 and we have listed below what these will be below. A) up to 15.99 hours B) 16 to 23.99 hours C)…

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Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

From 6 April 2014, employers will no longer be able to claim reimbursement for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). The Department for Work and Pensions is taking steps to abolish the Statutory Sick Pay Percentage Threshold Scheme at the end of the 2013-14 tax year. However, employers will still be required to maintain SSP records for Pay As You Earn (PAYE) purposes and will still have the obligation to produce SSP records to meet the legal…

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