April 3, 2019

Two Major Changes to Itemised Pay Statements

From 6 April 2019 two major changes to the rules on itemised pay statements take effect. The Employment Rights Act 1996 has been amended meaning that: Firstly, the right to an itemised pay statement has been extended to include workers Secondly, itemised pay statements must include the numbers of hours worked where the employee’s pay…

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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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March 27, 2019

Holiday Entitlement Calculator – 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 holiday entitlement gets much more difficult… But don’t worry – to help you through this arithmetic exercise, we’ve compiled the following…

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March 13, 2019

National Minimum Wage: Are you Breaking the Rules?

The British Retail Consortium (the trade body for shops and online retailers) recently called on HMRC to halt National Minimum Wage enforcement claiming that the current system is no longer fit for purpose. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) provisions date from 1998 and have recently celebrated their 20th birthday. I’m sure some of you…

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November 30, 2018

National Minimum Wage: When Business Owners Lose Control…

Picture this. Your business has made the headlines. And so have you. Have you won some kind of SME business of the year award?! Erm… well, no actually. You’re in the news for breaking the law and exploiting your employees. Because you didn’t know about the changes to national minimum wage… It’s a PR nightmare.…

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October 24, 2018

Moorepay at CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018

We’re very excited to be back at the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition, on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th November Free to attend, this year’s CIPD exhibition is taking place at Manchester Central and promises to be bigger and better, with the UK’s best HR suppliers exhibiting. The exhibition allows HR professionals to test-drive the…

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July 20, 2018

One-in-Ten Small Businesses are Currently under Investigation by HMRC

According to a new statement from HMRC, 10 per cent of all small businesses in the UK are under investigation – equivalent to more than half a million at any one time. HMRC recently told the Treasury select committee that it is going after small businesses to reclaim £34bn in tax that it was unable…

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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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