SSP: change on the way for employers

A significant change to statutory sick pay (SSP) is on the way for employers from April 2014. Under the percentage threshold scheme (PTS), employers can recover SSP if the total… Read more…

RTI penalties to be phased in

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced there will be a staggered start to the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) penalties. Automatic in-year Pay As You Earn (PAYE) penalties… Read more…

NMW set to rise by 19p an hour

The Low Pay Commission has recommended that the national minimum wage (NMW) should increase to £6.50 an hour from 1 October this year. The increase from the current rate of… Read more…

RTI updates issued

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued updated guidance for employers on the Real Time Information (RTI) reporting of PAYE information. HMRC said on 16 January that the updates were… Read more…

Flexible working guidance launched

Workplace specialists Acas has published new guidance to help employers prepare for a change in the law on flexible working. From April 2014, all employees who have worked for their… Read more…