Student Loans. Thresholds have risen. Make sure your payroll processes up to date?

At the start of the new tax year in April 2021, the thresholds for student loans increased, which will affect employees that are repaying their academic fees. The thresholds are: Student loan Plan 1 increased from £19,390 to £19,895 from this date, Employees on Plan 2 saw their student loan threshold rise from £26,575 to …

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Why Outsource your Payroll?

Calculating pay can be complicated, especially during the last 12 months because of the Furlough scheme. The key, of course, is for us to take everything off our clients’ desks and deliver what they need quickly and accurately, so they can get on with running their business. We have the experience and expertise to deal …

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Redundancy Pay and Payroll

Redundancy is likely to be a growing consideration for many businesses during this difficult Covid-19 period, especially as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) draws nearer to closing at the end of October 2021. If you do have to make people redundant, you must pay redundancy pay to employees who have an employment contract and …

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Payroll News – National Living Wage April 2021: 23-year-olds AND OLDER to receive increase

The Government has confirmed that the age from which workers become eligible for the national living wage will reduce to 23 (from 25), from April 2021 In his comprehensive spending review in November 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed that the national living wage (NLW) will increase 2.2% to £8.91 from 1 April 2021 and …

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The 2021 National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates

The Government has announced the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates which will come into force from April 2021. It accepted in full recommendations made by the Low Pay Commission at the end of October. The National Living Wage will increase by 2.2 per cent from £8.72 to £8.91 and will …

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Extension of Job Retention Scheme to March 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak extended the Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in November, which will have a major effect on both employers and payroll departments.  In this article we look at the initial guidance and note that there will be further review for guidance from February 2021 onwards. CJRS will now remain open until 31 March …

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