Payroll Giving as an engagement tool

According to a recent study, a whopping 83 per cent of millennials say they would be more loyal to a business that enables them to contribute to social problems, so firms that advocate and support payroll giving could be very

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Benefits in Kind savings on electric vehicles to increase next year

Benefits in Kind (BiK) savings on efficient plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery electric vehicles will increase from 6 April 2020 in a bid to improve the uptake of fully electric cars.

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Rising debt making workplace finance solutions more popular

New research has found that the increasing popularity of workplace finance solutions over the last few years has been driven by the rising levels of personal debt and wage stagnation since the financial crisis in 2007/8.

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Confusion amongst businesses and contractors around IR35

According to a recent survey, more than half of UK businesses feel unprepared for IR35 and a third of contractors have reported increased levels of stress and anxiety as they consider the potential impact of the updated regulation on their

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Majority of firms not ready for IR35

Recent research suggests that almost three-quarters of firms in the UK are not ready for the changes to the IR35 off-payroll working rules, which will include the private and voluntary sectors from April next year.

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Television presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost an appeal at the Upper Tribunal over her tax status at the BBC

The dispute arose following unpaid taxes, with HM Revenue & Customs determining that Ackroyd owed £419,151 in tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) for the tax years from 2006/7 to 2012/13. Ackroyd argued that she was a freelance contractor, rather

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The skills gap could impact UK SME’s revenue by £145,000 in the next year

UK small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a skills gap that could impact revenue by £145,000 in the next year, rising to £318,000 in the next five years.

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Total pay has risen since last year

Recent research by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that total pay increased by 1.9 per cent in real terms compering the period between June and August 2018 and June and August this year.

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IR35 ‘talent drain’

A recent study has found that three in five contractors may have to seek alternative work with other businesses if they are found to be inside IR35 when the intermediaries legislation moves to the private sector next year. Barclays Bank

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Overseas employees potentially face double NICs liability following a no-deal Brexit

Employees working overseas on secondment could face paying twice as much in National Insurance Contributions in the event of a no-deal Brexit, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned. If the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement then

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