Tax Free Childcare

The Government’s new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will be phased in across the UK from 28 April 2017, and will replace the current Childcare Voucher Scheme. For the first time, the scheme will not only cover full time employees but also those who are part time, on maternity, paternity or adoption leave and people who are … Continue reading Tax Free Childcare

Preparing for Auto Enrolment Seminar – 13 April 2016

We are delighted to announce that Stephen Rowntree from The Pension Regulator will be presenting at our Auto Enrolment seminar on Wednesday 13th April. You may be aware from seeing ‘Workie’ the striking physical embodiment of the workplace pension on your TV screens, that the law on workplace pensions has changed. Every employer with at least one … Continue reading Preparing for Auto Enrolment Seminar – 13 April 2016

Lunch Break Tax Breaks!

Many employers will be aware that there is a tax break which enables employers to provide meals of reasonable scale to all staff at a staff canteen, free from tax and national insurance.  However there is also a lesser known exemption for meals or light refreshments that are not provided in a staff canteen. The … Continue reading Lunch Break Tax Breaks!

Do You Employ Any Scottish Nationals? – If So Read This

A Scottish rate of income tax (yet to be announced) will apply from 6 April 2016, allowing the Scottish Parliament to reduce the basic, higher and additional rates by up to 10% or increase them by any amount without limit. The Scottish rate will be administered by HMRC as part of the UK income tax … Continue reading Do You Employ Any Scottish Nationals? – If So Read This

P.A.Y.E – Are You Real Time Ready?

All employers, commencing April 2013, will be required to inform HMRC every time that an employee is paid. This is being phased in over a six month period and all employers will be obligated to comply by October 2013. This is as opposed to the current system, in which HMRC are informed of an employee’s earnings on … Continue reading P.A.Y.E – Are You Real Time Ready?