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Let’s Talk Salary Sacrifice

Let’s Talk Salary Sacrifice

Anything to do with tax seems to be something that confuses many employees and employers alike. One of the government schemes set up to help employees save money is called Salary Sacrifice scheme. In simple terms it allows employees to save money by paying for things directly from their salary before paying tax. The benefits that fall within the scheme are: Payments into a pension scheme; Employer provided Pension advice; Workplace Nurseries; Childcare Vouchers, Car leasing and Bicycles and...

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Payroll and BACS

BACS stands for Bankers Automated Clearing Services and is a popular and secure way of transferring money from one bank account to another. There are other methods, but it is the most popular method in the UK, with more than 90% of the UK workforce being paid via BACS. In this article we look at how BACS is used for payroll purposes and comment on how secure the system is. How is BACS Used for Payroll? For paying wages through the payroll (as well as paying suppliers), the Direct Credit system...

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National Payroll Week

National Payroll Week

It’s National Payroll week and we thought it would be fun to prepare a short quiz with a few payroll facts, lets see what you know and for those on LinkedIn how you did you do with your answers:

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4 Reasons to outsource your payroll

Most businesses in the UK are small businesses, and many of these have less than 20 employees. These businesses often don't have a specialist HR or payroll department, with such functions being handled by directors whose skill might not be in finance. Nevertheless, all businesses are treated the same by HMRC who expect all business to be compliant regardless of size. Running a payroll can be time consuming and it makes sense to outsource, especially if you run a small business. Here are just...

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CLAIM EMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE FOR YOUR COMPANY AND SAVE MONEY

  We recently started running payroll for a new client that had claimed Employment Allowance for the tax year 2020-2021, but for some inextricable reason had not claimed for 2021-2022, and because of this oversight, also wouldn’t be claiming for 2022-2023. As is our standard practice, we had undertaken a forensic assessment of the client’s payroll, prior to commencing processing, where we discovered this omission. (We do this to ensure that there are no previous errors and all the...

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    Great service from Julie - takes all the stress out of monthly payroll. Highly recommend!
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    We have been with JLP for many years and have always been extremely happy with the services we have received. Any questions or queries we have are dealt with on the same day. Excellent service especially … More from Maddie.