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Pierce tells apprentice they’re hired

Lancashire-based accountancy and business advisory group, Pierce has promoted Layton Smalley to payroll assistant after completing his 18-month apprenticeship during National Apprenticeship Week. Layton, 19, from Accrington completed his Business Administration qualification after working full-time in the payroll department since … Continue reading

Started a new business? These tips will help you understand your auto-enrolment pension obligations and avoid a £50k fine

The new auto-enrolment pension obligations for UK companies now apply to start-up businesses from day one. If you’re setting up a new business and want to ensure compliance, here are eight things you need to know. Employers have a duty … Continue reading

Start-up businesses alerted to change in pension duties

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is warning new businesses that start up from October 2017 that they will have immediate auto-enrolment pension duties. To date, auto-enrolment has been rolled out to existing companies, starting with large companies in … Continue reading

Payroll administrator nominated for Young Employee of the Year

THERE is nothing dull about working in an office – just ask Philip Johnson and he is happy to share his genuine love for his job as a payroll administrator. Philip 21, is on the shortlist for Young Employee of … Continue reading

Changes within the Construction Industry

In the Budget of 2014 the Chancellor announced that the Government would consult on options to improve the operation of the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) and on the introduction of mandatory on-line CIS filing for contractors. Following the consultation, the … Continue reading

Peoples Pension Auto Enrolment News

Peoples Pension Auto Enrolment News From:  Lisa Kennery The People’s Pension is launching a new full support automatic enrolment pension solution for small businesses on 23 November. The solution has been developed based on extensive research with small businesses and their … Continue reading

Fit for Work

How employers can prepare for Fit for Work News compiled from By: Lisa Kennery GPs and employers throughout England and Wales can now refer their employed patients and employees who have been, or are likely to be, off sick from work … Continue reading

Shared Parental Leave

Guest Blog from: Shared Parental Leave……………   Shared Parental Leave took full effect on 5 April 2015. The new regulations enable eligible mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time off work after their child is born … Continue reading

Tax-Free Child Care Update

Tax-Free Childcare Launch Date now 2017 Government confirms Tax-Free Childcare launch date as it welcomes judgment from Supreme Court From: HM Treasury and HM Revenue & Customs Tax-Free Childcare is part of the government’s long-term plan to support working families. … Continue reading