January 12, 2022

Our Next Generation Software & Microsoft Technology

As part of our Next Generation Software, we’re now operating across the latest Microsoft Azure cloud-based solution. But what does that mean? Well, we’re glad you asked! On the surface of it, you might not think this is the most exciting feature across our Next Generation Software – but that’s where you’d be mistaken. Hosting…

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January 11, 2022

Connecting through API integration

We believe in harmony through collaboration. That’s why our easy to access Next Generation Software bridges the gap between applications through open API architecture. Not just for the technological wizards of the payroll & HR world, our Next Generation software makes APIs accessible for businesses large and small. What are APIs? Application programming interfaces, affectionately…

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January 6, 2022

VIDEO | Key features of our Mobile App

Perhaps you’ve read about the Moorepay Mobile App and you’re keen to see it in action. Well, you’ll be chuffed to know we’ve got a quick video that runs through some of the hottest features available in the app. From accessing payslips, to creating timesheets and booking holidays – employees can do it quickly and…

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January 3, 2022

VIDEO | Our Next Generation Software

Our Next Generation Payroll & HR Software – just how good does it really look? And what can it actually do? (Because we all know looks aren’t everything!) This quick video shows off our new, Next Generation Software. From unrivalled automation, to remarkable integration, and exception reporting: altogether, it’s an unbeatable user experience. Take a…

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November 10, 2021

Zero tax and NI on virtual Christmas parties continues!

Planning a virtual Christmas party this year? Wondering if you’re exempt from paying tax and NI on associated expenses like food, drink or virtual pantomime tickets? Happily, the HMRC has confirmed that yes, this year the tax and NI exemptions normally applied to the annual Christmas ‘do’ will also apply to virtual Christmas parties, like…

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October 29, 2021

What determines worker status?

A recent employment tribunal case looked at whether a worker would be classified as self-employed or as a ‘worker’, as the individual asserted that she should have been paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW) due to being a ‘worker’. The tribunal found that she was not deemed a ‘worker’, due to a variety of reasons.…

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Do car allowance schemes count as earnings or business expenses?

HMRC was successful in an appeal where it was confirmed that Class 1 National Insurance (NICs) were correctly applied on Car Allowance payments to employees. The employer, Laing O’Rourke Services, paid employees under a car allowance scheme between 2004/5 and 2017/18. Their employees could choose whether to receive a car allowance payment instead of a…

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August 4, 2021

The Olympics, Euro 2020, a national pingdemic, and a 777% rise in absence…

Dealing with employee absence is on the agenda for many worried organisations this year. As employers return their staff to the workplace, bring people off the furlough scheme, and manage the implications of the ‘pingdemic’ – we’re seeing rising absence rates. And a summer packed with sport is another key factor in all this. According…

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August 2, 2021

When are employees eligible to make a flexible working request?

The details of the Flexible Working Bill read 30 June 2021, by Labour MP Tulip Siddiq. Currently, employees must have worked for their employer for a minimum of 26 weeks to be eligible to make a flexible working request. Recently, Labour MP, Tulip Siddiq, read a Flexible Working Bill in the House of Commons, which…

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June 2, 2021

What counts as worker status?

An Important Case on the Topic of Worker Status decided by the EAT in April 2021. A ruling has confirmed that drivers working for the private hire and cab and courier service, Addison Lee, should be classified as ‘workers’, and will subsequently be entitled to the rights that workers receive. This follows on from the…

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May 17, 2021

One third of employees to bunk off work this summer!

Findings from our survey of more than 700 people reveal almost a third (32%) would consider bunking off work this summer. The research shows the top reasons for bunking off include catching up with friends, going on holiday, spending time with the kids, and going to the pub for a sneaky pint! All of this…

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April 14, 2021

What was the verdict on worker status at Uber?

An Important Case on the Topic of Worker Status decided by the EAT in February 2021. In this case, the main question raised is whether an Uber driver is a “worker” for the purposes of employment legislation. A “worker” has the right to be paid at least the national minimum wage, receive annual paid leave…

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