March 27, 2013

Health & Safety Legislation Changes

Safety legislation in the UK are usually updated twice yearly in April and October, the intention of changes being introduced on two separate occasions is to help minimise disruption to businesses throughout the year. Since coming into power the Coalition Government has attempted to rationalise UK Safety legislation. A number of reports have been commissioned…

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January 31, 2013

Employment Tribunal System Reforms

The government has implemented an Employment Tribunal fee system which will commence this summer 2013. The payment of fees for lodging a tribunal claim is part of its wider reforms in supporting and encouraging early resolution of work place disputes in order to transfer some of the cost burden from the tax payer to users…

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January 9, 2013

Cloud-based Moorepayhr reaches new heights

Moorepay’s cloud-based HR & Payroll solution has reached its 300th new customer in just 6 months, proving a big hit with small and medium sized businesses… Moorepay has achieved a significant milestone of 300 New Client Wins for their Moorepayhr solution.  At the launch in March 2012 Moorepayhr was well received by industry analysts who…

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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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