Tax

Tax reform: Hidden traps in the changes to termination payments

Employers should be prepared for several tax system reforms that are due to take effect this year, including changes to...

Employment status: Time to review off-payroll arrangements

3 Apr 2018

With greater scrutiny of employment status by HMRC, employers need to look carefully at their off-payroll labour arrangements, argues Hilary...

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April 2018 employment law changes: Six key tasks for HR

26 Mar 2018

April is always a busy time of year for HR, with new and amended employment laws taking effect. In April 2018, large employers face their first gender pay...

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Employer childcare voucher schemes get six-month reprieve

14 Mar 2018

Plans to scrap employer childcare voucher schemes have been delayed by six months after the Democratic Unionist Party intervened.
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More than £800m generated from HMRC payroll investigations

12 Feb 2018

HMRC collected £819m in additional tax through payroll investigations last year, as it continued to crack down on organisations that...

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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

22 Nov 2017

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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New corporate offence of failing to prevent facilitation of tax evasion

26 Sep 2017

A new criminal corporate offence of failing to prevent facilitation of tax evasion comes into effect on 30 September 2017....

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Good work or bad? Reaction to the Taylor Review

11 Jul 2017

Any much-anticipated report is likely to divide opinion, and the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is no different. Rob...

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

17 May 2017

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

10 Apr 2017

Are you up to date with all this month's employment law changes? We round the nine most important legislative...

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Changes to salary sacrifice: how to reduce disruption and maximise retention

31 Mar 2017

Changes to salary-sacrifice schemes announced in November’s Autumn Statement are likely to prove unpopular with employees. James Monks from RAM...

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How will the new salary-sacrifice rules impact employers?

27 Mar 2017

From 6 April, employers will need to make a number of changes to their salary-sacrifice schemes. Lynda Finan and Nick...

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HMRC denies its new employment status tool is unreliable

7 Mar 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has vigorously denied claims that its new Employment Status Service tool is unreliable and inaccurate....

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Public sector could lose talent thanks to new IR35 rules

28 Feb 2017

Tax changes due to be introduced in April could mean thousands of public-sector contractors leave their work in favour of...

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