Tag Archives: employers

A global comparison of SMP Rates (Statutory Maternity Pay)

OK, perhaps not exactly global! But nevertheless, a comparison of Statutory Maternity Pay from some of our closest neighbours and from across the pond just in time for World Cup 2014. If you have any further additions, let us know!

Gifts for staff tax cost

Staff Gift Tax – 5 truths about the real cost of giving!

Are you Mr Scrooge or his old boss Mr Fuzziwig? Do you want to give your staff an Xmas treat but are worried about the actual cost to you? We explain 5 truths about staff xmas gifts and the true cost of goodwill giving.

How the spirit of goodwill can end up costing more than you think.

Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) – Bumping you out of a mortgage!

Celebrating the birth of your bundle of joy and plans to upsize your home to house it, could possibly be thwarted because of lack of proof of income.
Read what payroll information a mortgage lender may require you to submit.

Auto enrolment guide

Auto enrolment for Employers – A Quick Guide

Starting from 2012 all employers with one or more employees will be required by law to automatically enrol certain workers into a workplace pension and pay into the scheme dependent on precise criteria. Understand and plan your organisation’s implementation of workbased pensions with our auto enrolment checklist for employers.

Outsourcing payroll to your accountant? – 5 things to consider

Outsourcing your organisation’s payroll to an accountant could be your first choice because it places all your finances under one roof.
However, there is more to consider than convenience or cost.
Read our 5 questions to ask your accountant before you sign the contract!