May 11, 2020

Guidance on How to Safely Reopen Work Premises after COVID-19

Following the Prime Minister’s recent statement, many employers are now looking how they can return their employees to work. The key, from a Health and Safety perspective, is to carefully consider how this can be done safely. Some businesses like manufacturing and construction, need to think about this now before they let all their employees…

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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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April 15, 2020

Ensuring Worker Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What are your responsibilities as an employer when considering worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic ? The past few weeks will have been a whirlwind for most, if not all readers. To put this into some perspective, we entered a new decade less than fifteen weeks ago. If someone had told us we would have to…

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March 25, 2020

A Message from Anthony Vollmer (Managing Director)

CONTINUING TO PROVIDE EXPERT PAYROLL & HR​ I know that COVID-19 will be posing many challenges for you and your business and I would like to reassure you that supporting our customers through this turbulent time is our highest priority. Below you’ll find a quick summary of the steps that we are taking to ensure…

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March 24, 2020

Redundancy: a Brief Guide

Redundancies may occur when businesses wish to improve efficiencies, or ride out tough times and periods of slow growth. But what exactly is redundancy? And what do businesses need to consider when carrying out the redundancy process? Read our brief guide to redundancy to find out. What is redundancy? Redundancy is the termination of employment…

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March 20, 2020

Statutory Sick Pay and Salary Guarantee for COVID-19

20.03.20 UPDATE STATUTORY SICK PAY (SSP) & SALARY GUARANTEE FOR COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS  The government response to COVID-19 / Coronavirus continues to develop at pace and as a business we remain focussed on delivering the exact same service you would normally receive. We would like to specifically update you on statutory sick pay (SSP) for COVID-19 / Coronavirus…

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COVID-19 Coronavirus FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus COVID-19 (FAQ). Q1 – Where do I find guidance around the possibility of closing an office or construction site, in the case of a positive test result?  The current advice is that workplaces do not require to be closed. Even when a known infection has occurred in a workplace the current Government…

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March 6, 2020

Good Work Plan: Countdown to Compliance

Are you aware of the Government’s “Good Work Plan”? Do you realise that you acquire new and increased responsibilities for staff engaged after 6 April 2020? This blog summarises the five key Good Work Plan changes that will affect your business from April: From 6 April new starters must receive their principal statement on or before…

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January 9, 2020

Leap Year: Are Workers Entitled to an Extra Day’s Pay?

2020 is a leap year which means there are 366 days in the year rather than the standard 365 days. The additional day falls on 29th February. There are lots of traditions and myths surrounding 29 February. For example, the US always have presidential elections in leap years. In addition, there’s the myth that it’s…

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March 27, 2019

How To Easily Calculate Holiday Entitlement For Part-Time Workers

You probably know that full-time employees are entitled to 28 days’ paid annual leave. But what about part-time employees? Holiday entitlement calculations are a bit trickier for part time employees… But don’t worry, in this blog, we’ll walk you through it. A part-time employee is pro-rated to a full-time employee’s entitlement and is based around…

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