Originally started in readiness for 2021, PAYadvice.UK are constructing its popular PAYadvice Series Legislation Update 2024 for payroll. We believe … Continue reading Legislation updates 2024 for payroll
They we have added (25th September 2023) three more names to the published list of tax avoidance schemes Olympus Contracting … Continue reading HMRC name three more tax avoidance schemes that don’t work
Workers right across the country will be given more say over their working patterns thanks to new laws supported by … Continue reading Millions to get more power over working hours
The expansion of the Youth Offer to inactive claimants, for the first time, will begin immediately to help young people … Continue reading Employment support boost for over 30,000 economically inactive young people
What NMW protection is there for domestic workers Workers who live-in within the family home of their employer and who … Continue reading National Minimum Wage to be extended to live-in domestic workers
The Public Sector Fraud Authority has exceeded its £180m target, saving taxpayers £311 million in its first year The savings … Continue reading Counter fraud authority saves taxpayers £311 million in its first year
Funding has been extended to cover new courses in arboriculture, which cover the care, management and safety of amenity trees. … Continue reading Boost to Forestry skills training
The £2 fare cap has cut travel costs, especially in rural areas, where buses are vital for people to get … Continue reading Commuting costs reduced – Bus fares in rural England drop 11% thanks to £2 fare cap
The Lifelong Learning Bill becomes law, paving the way for a radical transformation of the student finance system. New measures … Continue reading Lifelong Learning Bill becomes law
As part of agent update 112 published 20th September 2023, HMRC have provided a response to a submitted question around … Continue reading Overcharged Student Loan for those who Self Assess who have payrolled benefits in kind
Millions of households across the UK will receive £300 directly from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) between 31st … Continue reading Cost of Living payment dates
Stoptober is back - calling on smokers to join the thousands of others committing to quit from 1st October. New … Continue reading 95% of ex-smokers see positive changes soon after quitting
Private Members’ Bill to help millions save more into their pension and start saving sooner has cleared Parliament and been … Continue reading Pension AE changes on the way – but when?
Hundreds of thousands of young adults could have an average of £2,000 waiting for them in their unclaimed Child Trust … Continue reading Young people urged to ‘claim their cash’
The UK Government and Tata Steel agree on joint investment package to secure a sustainable future for steelmaking in Port … Continue reading Future of jobs for Welsh steel secured
Increases to immigration and nationality fees …. are set come into effect on 4th October 2023. According to the UK … Continue reading Increased VISA fees from 4th October 2023
Pledge to reduce England’s suicide rate within 2 and a half years with launch of new national suicide prevention strategy. … Continue reading Major national strategy to reduce number of tragic suicides
Wilko went into administration on 10th August 2023. This article provides information on how to claim redundancy or register as … Continue reading Wilko in administration: information for employees and creditors
Tax credits are coming to an end, and most people will need to apply for Universal Credit instead. You won’t … Continue reading Tax Credits are ending
Dear PAYadvice.UK, I’m pleased to advise that the 2024-25 RTI technical pack for internet submissions is now available on GOV.UK … Continue reading PAYE RTI 2024-25: technical pack published
During the National Payroll Week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, announced on 5th September 2023 that he will … Continue reading Autumn Statement set for 22nd November 2023
Social media groups have seen some questions by employers and payroll on whether there are pension requirement for temporary summer … Continue reading Summer and seasonal only staff – Pension obligations
Multi-million-pound fund for charity sector to carry out crucial work - alongside the NHS - to save lives and tackle … Continue reading Suicide prevention fund boosted
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has commenced an inspection of illegal working enforcement activity. The scope of … Continue reading Home Office’s illegal working enforcement activity inspection
Bounce Back Loans were a government scheme in which active businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic could take out interest-free, … Continue reading Ban and tagging for those who abused Bounce Back Loan
HMRC have added new names to their list of Tax Avoidance promoters. Some of these umbrella companies arrangement use an … Continue reading HMRC names and warns users of more tax avoidance scheme promoters
If you’re due to file accounts with Companies House, allow plenty of time before your deadline. Companies house have provided … Continue reading Running your own company? File your accounts!
Living Hours scheme marks 100 sign-ups as inflation continues to soar 100 UK employers have now committed to provide secure … Continue reading 100 UK Employers Commit to Tackle Insecure Work
The Department for Education has confirmed the Student Loan thresholds for Plan Type 1 and 2 to be operated from … Continue reading Student Loan Plan 1 and 2 thresholds confirmed for April 2024
If someone has had a change in circumstances, then they might need to complete their first ever Self Assessment tax … Continue reading Change of circumstances – Do you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?
As part of the August 2023 employer bulletin and also spotlight 62, HMRC are communicating information on another failed tax … Continue reading Funding education by dividend diversion? It doesn’t work!
In the August 2023, the HMRC are again reminding employers on the confusing pension scheme tax relief methods along with … Continue reading Pension Tax Relief – what are HMRC on about?
HMRC have issued the August 2023 edition of the Employer Bulletin which brings the latest HMRC updates and guidance to … Continue reading August 2023 Employer Bulletin
Six Million Face Cost of Living Crisis in Insecure Jobs, with Health and Social Care Workers Worst Affected More than … Continue reading Flexibility for who? Variable shift work not so convenient for employees!
As part of the governments introduction of reliefs for investment zones from April 2023, a new recycled list of additional … Continue reading 2024 NI changes: Investment Zone Employer NICs Relief (IZENR)
People at greatest risk of serious illness from COVID-19, including care home residents, over 65s and frontline health and social … Continue reading COVID-19 autumn vaccine booster
Fines are to be more than tripled for employers and landlords who allow illegal migrants to work for them or … Continue reading Tripling of fines for those supporting illegal migrants
Members of a gang which recruited illegal migrants to work as cleaners across a string of Sainsbury’s supermarkets have been … Continue reading Crime leader who recruited illegal workers to clean at Sainsbury’s jailed
Save As You Earn (SAYE) bonus rates and early leaver rates change from 18th August 2023. Save As You Earn … Continue reading Boost for employer share save scheme
HMRC’s Customer Compliance Group (CCG) have introduced a set of Compliance Professional Standards. The Standards set out how HMRC should … Continue reading HMRC professional standards for compliance
A special support service for victims of fraud has also been expanded to cover all 43 police forces in England … Continue reading Consultation to ban scam calls launched
HMRC interest rates for late payments will increase following the Bank of England interest rate rise to 5.25%. The Bank … Continue reading HMRC late payment interest rates increase
HM Revenue and. Customs have used their powers to name another promoter of tax avoidance that does not work on … Continue reading Another fruitless umbrella tax avoidance scheme named by HMRC
According to an HMRC promotion, they have acknowledged that over two million new employees who started a new job in … Continue reading Over 2 million new starters put on wrong tax code!
A government-backed scheme provides free legal advice to help 38,000 people a year at risk of losing their home launches … Continue reading Free legal advice for people facing eviction or repossession
HMRC have listed another rogue umbrella promoting tax avoidance schemes which do not work. Named on 27th July 2023, Easyway … Continue reading Another tax avoidance rogue umbrella warning
Applications open for the Voluntary and Community Sector Grant Funding Programme HM Revenue and Customs have secured £5.5 million for … Continue reading Grants available for organisation who can support those who need help with tax
HM Revenue and Customs have stopped assignments of Income tax for refunds being paid permanently to third party refund agents. … Continue reading Assignments of Income Tax stopped
The deadline for tax credits customers to renew their claim is on 31st July. HM Revenue and Customs have indicated … Continue reading Not renewed you tax credit claim? You have less than a week until the deadline!
HMRC are concerned on the number of new starters who they receive on Full Payment Submissions with incorrect or missing … Continue reading Getting your new employees tax right
HMRC have been concerned with some of the accuracy of data reported to them for new employees when commencing employment.To … Continue reading Taking on a new employee? Make sure you collect accurate information.
Providing your employer and HMRC with accurate personal information - get the right pay faster When we start a new … Continue reading Starting a new job? Make sure your details are accurate
Do you wash your uniform? Do you work from home? Do you pay membership fees or subscriptions for your job? … Continue reading You May be owed tax refund on your work expenses – find out today
Change to data HMRC collects HMRC has indicated that proposed change in law will likely require employers to report more … Continue reading Worked Hours reporting change on its way?
Parents who fail to pay child maintenance will face tougher sanctions faster after new laws were passed … to speed … Continue reading Swifter sanctions on unpaid child maintenance
For the first time in 70 years, British passports bearing the title of ‘His Majesty’ will start being issued in … Continue reading British passports now issued in the name of His Majesty
Plans to boost UK employment through widening access to high-quality health support in the workplace are being unveiled …by the … Continue reading New health in the workplace boost to keep people in work
HM Revenue and Customs is urging parents of children aged over 16 who are staying in full-time non-advanced education from … Continue reading Child Benefit: Over 16 Full-time non-advanced Education
From September 2023 people with pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme will automatically have their status extended by 2 … Continue reading EU Settlement Scheme enhancements
A question that landed, not the first time and unlikely to be the last, asked: ‘At the moment we currently … Continue reading Its all a question of Gender
New support scheme to help smooth the way for injured or disabled ex-military to return to work. Adjustments Passports provide support … Continue reading Jobs “passport” for injured or disabled veterans
The HMRC Software Developer Support Team have shared the following information on a new HMRC campaign to improve the accuracy … Continue reading Upcoming HMRC activity to support employers with new starters
New TUC analysis reveals disabled workers are much more likely to be low paid than non-disabled workers Disabled women and … Continue reading 7 in 10 disabled workers earn less than £15 an hour
The Insolvency Service has launched a new online information hub to support company directors on Monday 10th July 2023. The … Continue reading New information hub for company directors launched to help make the right decisions at the right time
Hundreds of prisoners are being encouraged to take jobs in the retail and logistics sector on release to plug skills … Continue reading Drive to fill vacancies with prison leavers
Chancellor of the Exchequer delivers his first Mansion House speech on the evening of Monday 10th July 2023. My Lord … Continue reading Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Mansion House speech
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Global reward Within the reward industry there are many claims of global solutions! But is … Continue reading The ‘Isation’ or is it ‘Ization’ challenge of Global Reward solutions?
All secondary school pupils eligible for free flu vaccine as government expands vaccination programme. Over 3 million secondary school pupils … Continue reading Free flu vaccine for secondary school pupils
75 years ago on 5th July 1948, the modern #StatePension was introduced. Starting from £67.60 a year in 1948 to … Continue reading State pension 75 years old
A new online Midlife MOT has been launched to help older workers with financial planning, health guidance, and to assess … Continue reading Midlife MOT website
In July 2019 (before the COVID pandemic hit the U.K.) the Government consulted on high-level options for reforming parental leave … Continue reading Paternity changes proposed
The offer will be available for single bus tickets on over 5,000 routes in England (outside London), helping passengers save … Continue reading Bus fare ‘Get around for £2′ extended until 31 October 2023
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have named a further three tax avoidance promoters. They have added to their naming list: … Continue reading Three more tax avoidance umbrellas named
As part of one of the Prime Minister’s five key priorities to grow the economy, low-earning parents on Universal Credit … Continue reading Working parents to benefit from childcare boost worth up to £1,630 per month
Funding to raise the profile of logistics in schools and colleges will encourage talented young people to pursue a career … Continue reading Boost for logistics sector to increase recruitment
What is the Living Wage? The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate based on the cost of … Continue reading Are you a ‘Living Wage Employer’?
An increasing number of homeowners will be worried about rising interest rates & the impact on mortgages. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt … Continue reading Support measures for mortgage holders
Following the June 2023 publication by the Department of Business and Trade of the 202 shamed UK employers who failed … Continue reading PAYadvice.UK publishes Minimum pay resources
In the shaming list of 202 employers who had failed to pay minimum wage to their employees and workers, 79 … Continue reading 79 of the 202 shamed employers breached minimum pay due to wage deductions
In the shaming list of 202 employers who had failed to pay minimum wage to their employees and workers, 42 … Continue reading 42 of 202 shamed employers breached minimum wage for apprentices!
The estimated tax gap for the 2021 to 2022 tax year is at an all-time low of 4.8%. The amount … Continue reading Tax gap remains at 4.8%
HMRC interest rates for late payments will be revised following the Bank of England interest rate rise to 5%. The … Continue reading HMRC late payment interest charge rises
78 of the 202 shamed employers breached minimum pay due to unpaid working time An increasing number of employers are … Continue reading Unpaid working time may take pay below the minimum wage
202 businesses have been named by DBT for failing to pay the minimum wage to lowest paid workers. These employers … Continue reading 202 Employers shamed for underpaying minimum wage
For students starting university in England this coming 2023 academic year, a new undergraduate and postgraduate student loan plan type … Continue reading New Student Loan Plan 5 is on its way – payroll deduction start April 2026
Everyone aged 60 and over will continue to receive free prescriptions Prescriptions will continue to be free for anyone aged … Continue reading Free prescription age frozen at 60
Parliament has approved new powers to stop child maintenance economic abuse New law will allow Child Maintenance Service to intervene … Continue reading New child maintenance powers to protect victims from domestic abusers
The Home Office deployed over 300 immigration officers on over 150 enforcement visits in one day to crack down on … Continue reading Over 100 illegal workers arrested
National Insurance numbers can now be saved to the Apple Wallet Individuals with an Apple iPhone can now store their … Continue reading National Insurance Number – Apple Wallet
Introduction HMRC have issued the June 2023 edition of the Employer Bulletin which brings the latest HMRC updates and guidance … Continue reading Employer Bulletin – June 2023
The latest UK labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of people on company payrolls … Continue reading Over 30 million on UK payroll
Do you have a Tax credit - don’t forget to renew before the 31st July 2023 deadline. According to HMRC, … Continue reading Renew your tax credit
Minister for Pensions Laura Trott is today calling on pensioners to check if they are eligible for Pension Credit ahead … Continue reading Check eligibility for Pension Credit as Week of Action kicks off
More time is given to pay National Insurance contributions towards State Pension. Taxpayers now have until 5th April 2025 to … Continue reading Deadline for voluntary National Insurance contributions extended to April 2025
HMRC is writing to UK residents named in the leaked Pandora Papers to give them the chance to correct their … Continue reading HMRC gives offshore holders chance to come clean
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has appointed Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson to be Steward and Bailiff of the Three … Continue reading Three hundreds of Chiltern – Boris Johnson
Schemes offering people shares in their employer are set for a shake up as the government explores changes that will … Continue reading Employee share scheme shake up
Following the call for evidence in the umbrella company market with over 400 responses., the government have published the Summary … Continue reading Regulating Umbrellas
Universal Credit’s maximum childcare payments will rise nearly 50% – up to £1,630 per month – from 28th June 2023. … Continue reading Massive boost for childcare
Over 6 million more people now eligible for legal aid advice and representation. There is to be an increase to … Continue reading Legal support extended to millions of vulnerable people