September 21, 2020

How is Agency Worker Status Changing Due to a New Case?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently ruled that individual workers for Royal Mail are indeed agency workers. Agency workers have the right to be treated no less favourably when compared to those who are employed by the organisation, as per the Agency Workers regulations 2010. This means they have the same right to basic…

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September 9, 2020

An Update From Anthony | September 2020

Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, now is perhaps a good time to reflect on how we at Moorepay have dealt with the situation and what we’ve learnt. In previous communications, I shared the steps we pledged to take to support our customers, to continue to pay their people on time and in line…

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August 27, 2020

How to Celebrate Your Payroll Staff This National Payroll Week

Did you know that your payroll staff are key workers? Celebrate them properly this National Payroll Week, beginning 7th September. Yes, we’ll admit it: it’s been a difficult year. With the pandemic affecting every business in the UK in different ways, as individuals we’ve been under a huge amount of both professional and personal strain.…

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August 10, 2020

How to Calculate National Minimum Wage With Sleeping in Shifts?

National Minimum Wage With Sleep in Shifts: Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake BEIS (The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) has published a revised guide on calculating the NMW, with particular reference to sleep-in shifts. They appear to have brought in a new concept of ‘suitable facilities for sleeping’ when deciding if the payment…

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July 24, 2020

COVID-19: Claiming Expenses When Working From Home

During the COVID-19 crisis, many employees were asked to work from home. But did you know that employees might be able to claim tax relief for some of the bills they have to pay due to working from home on a regular basis? Read our blog post to find out what they can claim for,…

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July 23, 2020

Hey, Want to Trial Faster Payroll Payments?

Pay your employees faster. Instead of waiting three days for the cash to clear using a traditional Bacs transfer, with Faster Payments – it’s instant. This kind of speed affords lots of flexibility. Whether that’s to collect the cash you need to pay your people, or to take extra time to ensure payroll accuracy; there…

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July 22, 2020

Partnership with Tugela People: Helping SMEs Manage their Payroll

Moorepay has joined forces with Tugela People to provide a more comprehensive offering for their customers and ours. The next step of our partnership Yes, it’s official! After working as a referral partner with Tugela People for over two years, we are extending our partnership. Moorepay’s Payroll and HR Solutions will now form part of…

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July 13, 2020

Faster Payments: The Fastest Payroll Payments

Waiting up to three working days for a BACS payment to land? That is so last year. You should be using Faster Payments and making payments in three seconds. If you work in payroll, you’ll know that sometimes mistakes happen. It’s not right and it’s not pretty. But occasionally things get missed, balls are dropped,…

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May 21, 2020

P60 Explained: What is a P60 and the Benefits of an Electronic P60

The deadline for issuing P60s is fast approaching. All employers are legally obliged to issue P60s to employees by 31 May. So, we’ve summarised what a P60 is, what’s on a P60 and the benefits of an electronic P60. What’s a P60? A P60 (also known as an End of Year Certificate) is an annual…

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May 18, 2020

Quick Wins: How to Reduce Business Costs

The full financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic are yet to be seen. But it will inevitably take years for business and the economy to recover. As a result, most businesses are already looking for ways to reduce their costs and improve cashflow. Are you a business owner, a Financial Director, or responsible for the…

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May 5, 2020

Government Urged to Rethink Off-Payroll Working Reforms

Off-payroll working in the private sector has been postponed until April 2021. So with the extra time now available, the Government are being urged to completely rethink the legislation. Most of you will be aware that off-payroll working in the private sector has been postponed. And I’m sure many employers and contractors heaved a huge…

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April 28, 2020

Payroll Legislation Changes for 2020/2021 Tax Year

On 6 April 2020 a new tax year started, bringing with it a new set of rules. So, we’ve highlighted the main payroll legislation changes you need to be aware of. This includes new legislation, changes to legislation and delays to legislation being implemented due to COVID-19. In addition, for more detailed information on what’s…

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