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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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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