Monday 14th October, the queen announces government proposals under 'The Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill' to ensure that tips are paid in full or distributed fairly 'to those who work hard to earn them' this will cover England, Wales and Scotland. It is estimated that around a million pub, restaurant and hotel workers will benefit. … Continue reading Queen’s speech announces new laws to enforce handover of staff tips
HM Revenue Employment Allowance Reform Policy team confirmed (Thursday 3rd October 2019) that employers will no longer be required to calculate and report the amount of de minimis State aid value on the RTI EPS. Employers who wish to claim Employment Allowance from 6th April 2020 will need to report their business sector (RTI data … Continue reading Employment Allowance Reform – requirement for reporting de minimis State aid in Euro removed
Jade Linton of Thursfields provided an update on Employment Law Employers may face legislation requiring more accurate recording of worked time. The government is consulting on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses. A number of tribunal cases. The correct way to calculate holiday pay is to base it on working days not calendar … Continue reading #CIPPACE19 – Employment Law Update
Andy Nicholls is reporting at #CIPPACE19 that a number of employers are applying the wrong tax relief to their workplace pensions. The tax relief terms are confusing and may be misunderstood. Net Pay Arrangement have tax relief through pay. They are not pension contributions from net pay. Relief At Source schemes have no payroll tax … Continue reading Check your Pension Scheme tax relief
Andy Nicholls of The Pension Regulator has been providing an update at the #CIPPACE19 annual conference. Over 1.5 million employers have in place workplace pensions as a result of Pension Auto Enrolment. Further changes are proposed to reduce the age range covered (reducing to 18) and reducing the lower threshold of qualifying earnings to zero.
Colin Shingler and Gerry McShane answer questions in relation to a number of payroll and PAYE challenges at the CIPP conference 3rd October 2019. Employers still experience difficulty with the P45 process, however, HMRC state that there is no immediate plans to remove the P45 and that it works well in many cases. However, a … Continue reading #CIPPACE19 HMRC panel session