ICO – Could you face a fine?

Does your business process personal data? If so, are you registered under the ICO? If not, you could be in for some grief. It is the law, under the Data Protection Act 1998, that businesses that partake in this activity are legally required to be registered under the Information Commissioners Office. According to their website, […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

RTI Relaxations – UPDATE!

So we wrote last month about the RTI Relaxations that the HMRC have decided to put a stop to as of 5th April 2016. Both concessions; one that there would be no penalty if the RTI report was done no more than 3 days late, and the other that no penalty would be issued if […]

By |June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Footwear rules – do you have a leg to stand on?

As a business, especially one that deals face to face with customers on a regular basis, it is important that staff look smart and professional as this gives off a great first impression and really sells your company on perceptive level.

So, you may or may not have heard of the recent case involving an agency […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

RTI Relaxations are no more …

When the system was introduced, it was anticipated that it wasn’t going to be easy for employers and that there were going to be problems. One of which was the issue of the RTI report having to be submitted on or before the date an employee was to be paid.

Many employers indeed found this difficult […]

By |May 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tax credit renewal online – is it easier?

So it’s come to that time of year again when it times to get your tax credits sorted. And oh what a job it is! From the gathering your information, to filling out the forms, to the long and painful waiting on the phone to the HMRC. We know all too well about this is […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IR35 – Changes to prepare for!

Current government legislation on whether personal service companies applies to IR35 have always been in the hands of the intermediary. The current rules leave the decision of whether the government scheme applies solely down to the company itself, leaving them to make sure that they are compliant and ensuring that:

 

Calculations of employment payments and paying […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let the party season begin!

We are finally getting closer to that magical time of year where celebrations flow and the Christmas and New Years parties begin. Time to let loose, have fun and for employers, to treat your employee’s to a good Christmas party for all the hard work they have put in throughout the year. But, do you […]

By |November 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’re fired! … or not.

All companies value and appreciate their employee’s, as they are, in essence, the driving force of all businesses. But what happens when they seriously over step the mark? Most companies will have their ‘Gross Misconduct’ clause in their employee contracts which can apply to various wrong-doings i.e. theft, offensive and physical behaviour, dishonesty, breaches of […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Payslips – Is electronic the way forward?

As we are now in the digital age, most things are now online, internet based or computerised. None surprising, this including our essentials such as important documentation, and monthly payslips being one of them.

However, the question has arisen with some companies/employee’s as to whether this is legal or not. Also raising issue’s such as confidentiality […]

By |September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Planning your exit? Here’s what to consider!

It’s a natural thing to get to the stage where you feel like you have given as much as you can in your business. You have created it, built it and have grown it, and the success is a massive accomplishment, but so is deciding to move on to better pastures.

The UK is finally out […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments