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  • Employment status: Time to review off-payroll arrangements

    Date:
    3 April 2018

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

  • Closing a pension scheme to accrual: considerations for employers

    Date:
    25 October 2017

    British Airways recently announced proposals to close its New Airways Pension Scheme (NAPS) due to a "significant and growing funding deficit" and that a consultation exercise would commence in the coming weeks.

  • National minimum wage: Avoid the pitfalls of pay averaging

    Date:
    21 August 2017

    Earlier this year it was reported that John Lewis set aside £36 million to compensate for a potential national minimum wage breach. As the Government releases its latest list of organisations owing wages, how can employers avoid the same trap? Fiona Rushforth and Katie Whitford of law firm Wedlake Bell explain.

  • National minimum wage - don't be that employer

    Date:
    23 June 2017

    Even though the national minimum wage has been with us for over 18 years, some employers - including household names - still manage to break the rules and receive some quite embarrassing publicity as a result.

  • How Tax-free Childcare works and its impact on employers

    Date:
    9 May 2017

    Tax-free Childcare is the latest initiative from Government to support working parents, but it could see some worse off than in the childcare voucher scheme it is designed to replace. James Malia from Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services looks at where the new scheme fits in and how HR can support parents to get the best deal.

  • Changes to tax on termination pay in April 2018

    Date:
    17 August 2016

    The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come into force in April 2018.

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