Payroll

How can HR address concerns over Covid-19’s impact on pensions?

The coronavirus has impacted not just pay but longer-term investments such as pensions. Naturally employees will have concerns over the...

Statutory sick pay rebate: how to prepare your payroll

23 Jun 2020

Small firms are now able to make a claim for a rebate for coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay, but do they...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Third of employees asked to commit furlough fraud

18 Jun 2020

Research reveals staff subject to pay cuts while being asked to work while furloughed and people threatened with deportation unless they went along with fraud.

Continue Reading Comments { 4 }

Seven things employers need to know about flexible furlough

15 Jun 2020

Late last week the government published the first full guidance on the new flexible furlough scheme coming into force on 1 July. What are the key details?

Continue Reading Comments { 9 }

Furlough: what counts as pensionable salary?

12 May 2020

With almost a quarter of roles in the UK now accessing the government’s furlough scheme, many employers have raised questions...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }

Payroll departments under pressure but ‘unsung heroes of the hour’

6 May 2020

Around a third of payroll departments have been put under pressure due to the coronavirus outbreak – citing reduced team...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Top 10 HR questions April 2020: Furlough and annual leave

4 May 2020

The government has provided some clarification on the relationship between furlough and annual leave.
The Easter bank holidays falling shortly...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

70% of firms have furloughed staff

22 Apr 2020

More than 70% of companies had furloughed some employees last week, days before HM Revenue & Customs’ portal for the...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal opens

20 Apr 2020

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal opened this morning (20 April), allowing businesses to claim support for furloughed employees...

Continue Reading Comments { 4 }

Furlough scheme ‘still shutting out new starters not paid before 19 March’

16 Apr 2020

The cut-off date extension for employees to be furloughed will not help as many people as first thought, it is claimed.

Continue Reading Comments { 108 }

Furlough: updated guidance confirms TUPE and overseas citizens’ eligibility

14 Apr 2020

Employees who were transferred to another organisation under TUPE after 28 February 2020 are eligible for furlough, the government has...

Continue Reading Comments { 3 }

IR35 reforms postponed until April 2021

18 Mar 2020

Changes to the IR35 off-payroll working rules in the private sector have been delayed by 12 months in response to...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

IR35: Surely blanket bans are not the answer?

3 Mar 2020

Rather than run the risk of being caught out by the extension of off-payroll working rules to the private sector,...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }

Small business HR: top tips for people and payroll (webinar)

27 Feb 2020

ON-DEMAND | People are a small organisation’s most important asset, but are firms getting the most from their ...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Time for pay professionals to escape the back office

25 Feb 2020

The data carried by reward and payroll departments needs to extend well beyond the back office. It can support organisations...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }