articles: Payroll & Employers Support

HMRC employer compliance reviews

HMRC conduct employer compliance reviews to ensure that all employers and contractors are correctly meeting their Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), National Insurance (NI) and tax requirements in relation to their business’ employees. An employer found to be in breach of the legal obligations in these areas can face serious consequences.

The Budget 2016 – video summary

A sugar-coated Budget for the next generation

In the uncertain global economic environment, the Chancellor’s deficit-reduction goals have become more challenging. But he still managed to strike an up-beat tone when delivering “a Budget that puts the next generation first”.

How healthy is your payroll?

PAYE & NIC are generally thought of as one of the most policed taxes and if mistakes are made the penalties can be severe. When HMRC carries out their next employer compliance visit, is your business at risk of falling foul? If you haven’t had a visit from HMRC in over three years, then you can expect one soon!

Plan now to outsource your payroll

As the end of this tax year approaches it’s a good time to consider how you could make the next one easier. Outsourcing your payroll from 5 April is one change you could make to the way you run your business – a change that could save you time, reduce risk and your stress, and could be cheaper than you think.

An Autumn Statement for “rebuilding Britain”

Five years since delivering his first spending review, George Osborne spent over an hour delivering his 2015 Autumn Statement. He repeatedly stated the Government’s intent to build public services, infrastructure, national defences and strong public finances.

New company car fuel rates

HMRC has published new ‘advisory fuel rates’ (AFR) for company cars, which apply to journeys from 1 September 2015Where an employer reimburses an employee for the cost of fuel used for business travel in a company car, if the payment is too high there is an element of profit to the employee...