New Health and Social Care Levy

On 7 September 2021 Boris Johnson, confirmed that in tax year 2022/23, National Insurance (NI) rates for employees, employers and the self-employed will increase by 1.25%. The initial increase will be collected via National Insurance Contributions (NICs), but in tax year 2023/24 this increase will be changed to be a standalone Health and Social Care … Read more

Reclaiming SSP

Reclaiming SSP The deadline for reclaiming or amending SSP claims because of COVID-19 must be submitted on or before 31 December 2021. You can reclaim up to 2 weeks’ SSP if your employee has been off work because they had COVID-19 or were self-isolating. You can only claim for employees who were off work on … Read more

Listen Threads Charity Competition

We love nothing more than helping local charities and this month we have committed to supporting a great charity that helps our young people: Listen Threads is a social enterprise run by fashion-loving young people who design, create and share important messages with their mental health inspired clothing ranges. We’re on a mission to change … Read more

Macmillan Cancer support

Cancer is not going anywhere and we have all been affected in some way by this dreadful disease. There’s around 3 million people living with cancer in the UK today, and over 360,000 more are diagnosed every year. Right now, millions of people with cancer are counting on Macmillan for physical, financial and emotional support. … Read more


In this newsletter we provide a number of useful reminders and some information about a local charity we are helping…

“When did you last check your responsibilities for Auto-enrolment?

“When did you last check your responsibilities for Auto-enrolment?As part of our service we support our clients and ensure that they continue to be compliant with Pension Regulator requirements. If you are struggling to keep up to date with your own company requirements or have concerns that you are not compliant, we’re here to help. … Read more

Case Study of a Tile Company

The company were quite happily running their payroll without a hitch, however, that all changed when Workplace Pensions became compulsory. The company set up a pension scheme, but couldn’t comprehend how to report and integrate the pension payments into their payroll software programme.  This resulted in the Pension Regulator sending them a fine for non-compliance … Read more