March 30, 2020

COVID-19 School Closures | Key issues for Employers

Schools (including sixth form colleges and pre-school settings) are closed for the foreseeable future for 90% of pupils. Schools were becoming a major conduit for the coronavirus and now only children of key workers, or children deemed ‘vulnerable’ are to attend. The closures also apply to much pre-school provision. Pressure is on to minimise children…

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Provision for Emergency Volunteers

While media attention has, understandably, been on the policing powers in the Coronavirus 2020 Act, which is being rushed through Parliament, it’s worth looking carefully at how the provision for emergency volunteers will impact employers. People have been signing up in huge numbers to volunteer with the NHS and we can now see how the…

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March 10, 2020

Statement on Coronavirus

At Moorepay, we are firmly committed to delivering our services and solutions to the highest possible standard, without putting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues or our customers at risk. We understand the importance of co-operating with our customers during times of uncertainty to create assurance that the right procedures are in place to…

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January 27, 2020

New Parental Bereavement Leave: Jack’s Law

“Jack’s Law” is named after 23-month-old Jack Herd who died in 2010. His mum Lucy has since been fighting for new government rules to extend bereavement leave for parents who lose a child. To recognise that losing a child has such a devastating impact on the family, the Government introduced a new piece of legislation –…

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November 15, 2019

The CIPP Payroll Assurance Scheme: Moorepay is Accredited Again

Exciting Announcement: We’ve successfully passed CIPP’s Payroll Assurance Scheme audit – again. That’s seven years of accreditation! The Payroll Assurance Scheme (PAS) is the only voluntary accreditation on the market; approved and developed in partnership with HMRC. So, Moorepay’s customers can continue to have confidence in the payroll services we provide. The importance of the…

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October 14, 2019

Mark your Calendar: CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019

We’re excited to return to the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE) at Manchester Central on 6-7 November 2019. The Moorepay team are looking forward to exhibiting once again at the UK’s biggest HR event. The most anticipated event of the year brings together thousands of HR and people professionals for two action-packed days of…

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July 16, 2019

Government to Toughen Up the Modern Slavery Regime

In the same week that the UK’s biggest slavery ring was smashed, the Government has announced a further consultation on toughening the impact of the Modern Slavery Act. The consultation is likely to lead to increased obligations for businesses. On 5th July, 8 people were given jail sentences totalling 56 years, for their part in…

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June 20, 2019

Tesco Reclaims Redundancy Money

Tesco has admitted that hundreds of redundant workers were paid the wrong amount of redundancy pay. AND they wrote to those who were accidentally overpaid in an attempt to reclaim the money. The practical difficulties involved in reclaiming small amounts of money from former employees have recently been highlighted by Tesco. They offered that anyone…

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April 17, 2019

We’re exhibiting at CIPD Festival of Work 2019

A new conference and exhibition is coming to Olympia, London on 12-13 June 2019 and we’ll be there! We are delighted to announce that Moorepay will be exhibiting at the upcoming Festival of Work. New for 2019, the festival brings together two unmissable CIPD shows, Learning & Development and HR Recruitment & Software – and…

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April 1, 2019

Why does the UK tax year run from April to April?

The new UK tax year is coming! But why does it run from 6th April – why not January to January? Well, it all started a very long time ago when – in England and Ireland – the New Year started on 25th March. It was known as Lady Day to commemorate the angel Gabriel’s…

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