Employee travel disruption

From time to time and particularly with the current weather conditions, travel disruption can affect an employee’s ability to get to work on time, or in some cases at all. For situations ranging from public transport cancellations... Read Full Article...

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Electronic messages to employers

HMRC have issued an electronic warning message to employers who have not submitted their Full Payment Submission (FPS) return(s) during the January tax month. The message is intended to be a reminder to employers and is not... Read Full Article...

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PAYE end of year approaching

HMRC are reminding employers that with the end of the 2013/14 tax year approaching they will soon need to make their final 2013/14 PAYE (RTI) submission. For most employers, the final submission will be their final Full... Read Full Article...

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HMRC warning about phishing scams

HMRC are warning taxpayers to be wary of the latest in a long line of email phishing scams that claim to offer tax rebates in return for bank account details. HMRC have received over 23,000 reports of... Read Full Article...

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No penalties for some late Self Assessment returns

HMRC have announced that more than 10 million tax returns were filed on time meeting the 31 January deadline. Approximately 8.5 million returns were filed online with the rest being paper filed. Perhaps not surprisingly the busiest... Read Full Article...

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Help for those affected by floods

The Prime Minister has announced a package of measures to help flood affected businesses get back on their feet. The package of measures includes: A Government Business Support Helpline providing comprehensive advice and support to businesses affected... Read Full Article...

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Increases to NMW penalties and latest targets

The Government has announced that rogue employers who do not pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will face an increased penalty of up to £20,000 as part of a Government crackdown. Currently employers that break... Read Full Article...

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Employment Allowance

The Government has announced further details of the Employment Allowance which is available from 6 April 2014. Eligible employers can reduce their employer Class 1 NICs by up to £2,000 each tax year. The Employment Allowance can... Read Full Article...

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