Setting for the Payroll Services Summit 2022 (by psp 2022) It’s great to be amongst the payroll service community at … Continue reading Payroll Services Summit 2022 – Part 1
The Prime Minister has proclaimed an additional bank holiday to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. The … Continue reading 8th May 2023 Bank holiday proclaimed
As Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on weekends, neither is a bank holiday and therefore substitute days are … Continue reading Christmas 2022 – when are the Bank Holidays and what about paying early?
New laws introduced entitling unpaid carers to 1 week of unpaid leave a year. new laws introduced entitling unpaid carers … Continue reading Boost for carers who will receive new unpaid leave entitlement
Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce that the Coronation of His Majesty The King will take place on Saturday 6th … Continue reading Coronation Saturday 6th May 2023
The department for Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy have issued the following information and guidance. Monday 19th September 2022 will … Continue reading 19th September 2022 confirmed as State Funeral and Bank Holiday
King Charles III has approved, at the ceremony St James palace proclaiming him as monarch, a bank holiday across the … Continue reading State funeral will be a public holiday
Disney-inspired campaign relaunches to help kids get one hour of physical activity every day over the summer holidays. Only 45% … Continue reading Get kids active over the summer holidays
Justices Lord Hodge, Lord Briggs, Lady Arden, Lord Burrows, Lady Rose. Background to the Appeal This appeal concerns the calculation … Continue reading Harpur Trust (Appellant) v Brazel (Respondent) UKSC 21 On appeal from:  EWCA Civ 1402
The Supreme Court have dismissed the Harpur Trust appeal against the Court of Appeal ruling on percentage holiday pay scheme … Continue reading Supreme Court Holiday Pay ruling – 12.07% is unlawful
With school summer holidays less than a month away, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are reminding families of financial support … Continue reading Families can use Tax-Free Childcare to help pay for childcare costs this summer.
People are being urged not to leave their application for a British passport to the last minute, with demand currently … Continue reading Allow up to ten weeks to apply for a British passport
The government will remove the remaining COVID-19 international travel restrictions for all passengers from 4am Friday 18th March 2022. from … Continue reading COVID-19 travel restrictions removed
Families struggling financially, or facing illness, isolation or bereavement, will have an opportunity for a weekend break thanks to a … Continue reading 800 families facing tough times to be offered holidays
The government has published a call for evidence on the umbrella company market. Umbrellas - what are they? Umbrella companies … Continue reading Call for Evidence: umbrella company market
Face coverings From 4am Tuesday 30th November 2021 face coverings are compulsory in shops and other settings such as banks, … Continue reading Precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant
Reporting PAYE information in real time when payments are made early at Christmas As part of the employer bulletin, HMRC … Continue reading Paying early for Christmas?
new simplified travel system with a single red list and the rest of the world comes into force from 4th … Continue reading Simplified travel system takes off
From Friday 1st October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss citizens will need a valid passport to enter the UK … Continue reading ID cards phased out as acceptable travel documents into U.K.
Holiday entitlements and pay are some of the most misunderstood and abused employment rights law in the UK. Statistics show … Continue reading Holiday accrual, how does it work?
For those who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination, requirement to self isolate when in close contact with … Continue reading Isolation ends for those with 2 jabs from 16th August 2021
Union body warns use of umbrella companies could spiral post-pandemic New TUC research estimates that half of agency workers work … Continue reading TUC urges ban on umbrella companies – end exploitation of workers amid scandalous workplace practices which have “no place in modern Britain”
The campaign highlights a range of activities and opportunities for families, children and young people such as exploring a local … Continue reading Government launches campaign encouraging families to Rediscover Summer
Now that restrictions are starting to lift, our minds may turn to travel and holidays. The UK has left the … Continue reading Check a passport for travel to Europe
As Euro 2020 approaches its last games, the TUC has published advice for bosses whose staff want to watch games … Continue reading Let footie fans work flexibly to watch Euro 2020
The TUC working in collaboration with Mother Pukka, would like to hear from parents about childcare and the upcoming summer … Continue reading How are you managing childcare provisions and support?
Tax-Free Childcare – a childcare top-up for working parents – can be used to help pay for accredited holiday clubs, … Continue reading Help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities
New workers’ watchdog to take over responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing minimum wage, and moreone-stop shop will improve enforcement … Continue reading Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse with powerful new body
Charter provides clear information for passengers outlining their rights and responsibilities when travelling this summer. Passenger COVID-19 Charter published as … Continue reading COVID-19 Charter for holidaymakers launched
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) have published a research paper outlining an action plan to reform labour market enforcement. TUC … Continue reading Non-compliance with basic employment rights in the labour market highlights the need for reform – TUC
From 17th May 2021, the ‘Stay in the UK’ regulation will cease and international travel will be allowed to restart, … Continue reading Traffic light system: safe return to international travel
HMRC have published further guidance (29th April 2021) to clarify the position on agency and contractors who are employees of … Continue reading HMRC publish guidance for those employed by umbrellas
BEIS and HMRC held a Joint National Minimum Wage (NMW) virtual Stakeholder Forum on 29th April 2021 with employer and … Continue reading BEIS-HMRC Joint National Minimum Wage Stakeholder Forum
The UK has one of the best workers’ rights records in the world. Following the 1st May International Workers’ Day … Continue reading The key steps Government has taken to support workers
Dear Payadvice Ltd, I’m writing to you with the latest information about financial support schemes available to help your clients as … Continue reading COVID-19 support – what’s available and actions you or your clients may need
Dear Payadvice Ltd, I’m writing to you with the latest information about financial support schemes available to help your clients. This … Continue reading COVID-19 support – latest information
The government have urged people not to delay applying for a British passport and to allow more time to be … Continue reading Apply early for British passport
ACAS have remind us that as Career's week begins, it's crucial to be aware of workplace rights as well as … Continue reading Starting work? Know your rights!
New agreement ensures the rights of UK residents to access emergency and medically necessary care when travelling in the EU … Continue reading Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) launched
A number of areas will move into higher tiers from 00:01 on Saturday 26th December. The government has decided to … Continue reading Tier review results in additional 50,000 business closures
As part of his update from Thursday 17th December 2020, Jim Harra of HMRC has provided the following clarifications. Can … Continue reading Christmas holiday, Christmas bonus and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
ACAS have guidance on employment rights for those working during the Christmas season. If you have to work over the … Continue reading ACAS – ‘If you’re one of the elves working over Christmas, what are your rights?’
HMRC has applied further updates to the guidance for the extended CJRS on Tuesday 1st December 2020: Call out box … Continue reading Extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – guidance updates 1st December 2020
So what should happen for furloughed workers, especially as many would not normally be working across Christmas and New Year? … Continue reading Christmas, holidays and furlough!
Culture Secretary announces plans to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022. Nation will come together over … Continue reading Extra Bank Holiday to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022
Dear @PAYadvice, We know that some employers pay their employees earlier than usual over the Christmas period, for example the … Continue reading RTI reporting obligations for payments made early at Christmas
The Prime Minister has announced tougher national restrictions in England from Thursday. New national restrictions from 5 November With the … Continue reading New national restrictions start 5th November 2020
In the United Kingdom there are legal minimum entitlements to paid holiday. They are enshrined into UK law under the … Continue reading Holiday – what is my entitlement?
The government have put in place measures for employer requirements to support those who have been instructed to self-isolate. Breaches … Continue reading Employer duties for those instructed to self-isolate #coronavirus #COVID19
rules around passports, access to healthcare, driving, pet travel and mobile phone roaming in EU and EFTA countries are changing … Continue reading Prepare for new year changes to European travel #BREXIT
Employers who dismiss an employee because they have had to self-isolate following travel abroad may be liable for unfair dismissal … Continue reading Self-isolating after returning to the UK: employment rights
Today the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a VAT reduction from 20% to 5% on the following business activities: any eat-in … Continue reading 5% VAT on tourism and hospitality from 15th July 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and entering or returning to the UK Changes apply from 8th June 2020. Those arriving must provide their … Continue reading Quarantine: Entering the UK – #COVID19 #coronavirus
On 12 May, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the CJRS scheme will be extended until the end of October. … Continue reading Further guidance added for the #coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)
The Department for Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (13th May 2020) have confirmed holiday pay law application during the … Continue reading Holidays & COVID19 #coronavirus
Workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will now be able to … Continue reading Rules on carrying over annual leave relaxed #COVID19 #coronavirus
Keep up to date on the developing policy, legislation and advice. Primary resources for employers and employees are available from … Continue reading #COVID19 – advice for employers and employees – #coronavirus
Holiday pay rights - It comes with the job According to research by Unpaid Britain, workers are missing out on … Continue reading Do you know your holiday pay rights?
As part of the holiday pay changes coming into force from 6th April 2020 with the expansion of the statutory … Continue reading Casual workers and holiday accrual
National Minimum Wage, Holiday Pay rights, Sick Pay rights - consultation on new enforcement body to support workers. Following the … Continue reading Employment rights – single enforcement body proposed
Government research has found that around 1.8 million individuals who are legally entitled to paid holiday are being denied their … Continue reading Are you receiving the holiday pay you are entitled too? Some workers are being denied their legal rights to holiday pay!
In February 2019, the department for Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy issued guidance for employer on the calculation requirements for … Continue reading Holiday Pay changes – April 2020″