January 6, 2013

Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission

From 2012 The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC) will introduce a new statutory maintenance system… The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC) is a Non-Departmental Public Body which holds the responsibility for the child maintenance system in Great Britain. They were established in July 2008 after a report written by Sir David Henshaw recommended that…

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July 19, 2012

Students in Employment

The P38(s) procedure is still with us for the 2011/12 year, but when should it be used and when should a P46 be used instead? The CWG2 Employers Further Guide to PAYE & Nic’s now calls the P38(S) a Special Procedure – You can use a P38(S) but it does not have to be in…

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June 20, 2012

Failure to Adequately Guard Woodworking Machinery Costs Employer £5k

An employer, who runs a small workshop, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for allowing access to the crown of a spinning blade. The magistrates heard that HSE inspectors were forced to issue two separate Prohibition Notices to stop him using the saw until it was made safe. The employer complied with…

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