April 24, 2018

The Five Top Reasons for Outsourcing your Payroll

Payroll is one of those essential business processes that add zero additional value to your business. In fact, the only outcome you can have from running your own payroll is neutral (when people get paid what they expect) and bad – when they don’t. With all the paperwork, pressure, and risks involved if things go…

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March 16, 2018

Four GDPR Risk Areas to Consider for Payroll & HR

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May 2018, many employers may be worried that they do not fully understand all the new rules surrounding the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about an individual they hold and process. The new legislation will have a huge impact on employers, particularly on…

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March 6, 2018

Digital Benefits – is the Bubble About to Burst?

This January a revolution took place, taking power away from the financial elites and giving it to the everyman. It’s a big deal, a major event, but with the Mainstream Media © battling the onslaught of fake news, it’s also something you could very easily have missed: The launch of Open Banking. This is a…

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February 2, 2018

Prepping for the AE Pensions Increase – What’s Next for Auto Enrolment?

Six years after the launch of pensions auto enrolment, February finally marked the last staging date for the UK’s smallest employers to enrol their employees into a workplace pension scheme. According to figures from the Pensions Regulator, one million employers have now enrolled their employees into a pension through auto enrolment. The government-led programme launched…

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November 22, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: Snapshot for SMEs

This Autumn Budget was widely trailed as the trickiest to be delivered in a generation. Slowing economic growth, a longstanding commitment to deficit reduction, Brexit uncertainty and rapid technological change all combined to give the Chancellor Philip Hammond very little room to manoeuvre. But in an hour-long speech that will contain a great deal of…

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August 11, 2017

PAS-accreditation renewed + annual excellence awards

Moorepay has been awarded the CIPP Payroll Assurance Scheme (PAS) Certificate for a further two years, extending our certification to 2019 and our run as the longest-accredited payroll solutions provider to hold the award. In 2010 Moorepay were the first payroll solutions provider to be awarded under the scheme, and it remains a golden yardstick…

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June 26, 2017

The Pensions Regulator is Rolling Out AE Spot Checks Nationwide

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is rolling out spot checks across the country to ensure employers are complying with their auto enrolment (AE) duties. In a series of announcements over the past week TPR has deployed flying squads to London, Sheffield, Birmingham and Manchester to carry out short-notice inspections. And they go on to say they…

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December 14, 2016

The dust has settled, so where do we stand after the Autumn Statement?

Philip Hammond’s first and last, as it turned out, Autumn Statement was always going to be a challenge in light of the political transformations over the summer. With such difficult and uncertain times ahead, how did the Chancellor do answering the questions we posed pre-Statement: What are the Government’s plans to strengthen the £? How…

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November 23, 2016

The Autumn Statement 2016 – questions we’ll all want answers to

There has been – to put it lightly – a fair amount of change since the last ‘fiscal event’ (the Budget) back in March. When George Osborne stood at the dispatch box to announce cuts to Corporation Tax and Business Rates, and increases in the Personal Allowance and the threshold for the higher rate of…

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October 11, 2016

Holiday entitlement calculations made easy

Calculating holiday entitlement for full time employees is relatively straight-forward. But what about when an employee starts or leaves part way through the holiday year, and what about part time employees? That’s when calculating entitlement can get a little more difficult. To help you through this arithmetic exercise we’ve compiled the following guide to hopefully…

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July 20, 2016

Holiday pay – how do you calculate your staff allowances?

While employees count down the days to their time in the sun, concerned only by the price of the pound and which socks and sandals to pack, the summer season is an altogether more difficult time for employers. As well as the obvious complications caused by half the workforce heading to the Costa Del Somewhere,…

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July 19, 2016

Happy with auto-enrolment? Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your budget

The auto-enrolment pension scheme is a political solution to a long-term problem – the continuous growth in our life expectancy, and how we’re going to pay for it. But what’s happening in the short-term, and what does it mean for business and employees? The UK’s decision to leave the EU, David Cameron’s shock resignation immediately…

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