employers allowance

Employers Allowance Changes from April 2020

Employers Allowance Changes from April 2020   Since April 2014, certain businesses are eligible to claim an Employment Allowance. This allowed businesses to reduce their employer National Insurance bill by up to £3,000. From 6 April 2020, this is being increased to £4000pa but there are also changes that mean larger businesses who currently benefit…

SSP CHANGES TO DEAL WITH COVID-19

SSP CHANGES TO DEAL WITH COVID-19   The recent budget announced support for those affected by COVID-19 which includes temporary changes to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). The measures are aimed at helping to ensure that employees don’t lose out financially where they are asked to stay at home to protect others in the workplace from…

covid 19

Covid 19 Payroll Update

Covid 19 Payroll Update   To all our customers please be assured that everything we do is digital and notwithstanding the current situation concerning Covid 19 and we do not envisage any change in the service provided.  We have always had remote working in case of need and regularly conduct this. It would help us if…

Employment Allowance Reform

Employment Allowance Reform Eligibility rules for the Employment Allowance are changing Employment Allowance will be restricted to employers with NICs liabilities of under £100,000 in the previous tax year from 6 April 2020. Employment Allowance can only be claimed if total qualifying employers’ (secondary) Class 1 NICs liability in the previous tax year was less…

Payslip Law Changes

Payslip Law Changes for 2019 / 2020

Payslip Law Changes for 2019 / 2020 With so many big legislative shake-ups surrounding pay, such as the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, pay has been getting closer scrutiny from the Government. It has been revealed that some employers have been either inadvertently, or deliberately, flouting UK employment law and denying employees their…

Winner Best SME Payroll provider 2018

Winner Best SME Payroll provider 2018 Highland Payroll Services is pleased to announce we have won an award as Best SME Payroll Provider 2018 from Scottish Enterprise hosted by CV Magazine. (here is a link) https://www.cv-magazine.com/2019-highland-payroll-services We are delighted to accept this award which recognises our hard work in providing payroll services to our customers.

Employment Allowance Changes 2020

Employment Allowance Changes 2020 The Employment Allowance allows certain businesses who employ workers to reduce their annual National Insurance Contributions by up to £3,000. New rules on the types of businesses eligible to claim the reduction are due to be introduced for the 2020/21 tax year. Eligibility until 5th April 2020 Until 5th April 2020,…

Auto enrolment fines

Auto Enrolment Fines Rise

Auto Enrolment Fines rise Auto Enrolment Fines have risen in the last 3 months. Employers have been warned by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that if they ignore their auto-enrolment duties they could find themselves with a large fine and county court judgment (CCJ). Data from TPR shows the number of fines associated with implementing workplace pensions has…