New bereavement allowance for parents

New bereavement allowance for parents

New workplace rights to paid leave for bereaved parents came into effect on 6 April 2020. The new law has been welcomed by charities helping bereaved parents to cope with losing a child. The new allowance gives employed parents the right to claim statutory...

Reclaiming Statutory Sick Pay

Concerns continue to grow regarding absences from work during the Coronavirus pandemic. Virus counter-measures requires a significant number of employees having to self-isolate if they are feeling sick or who have returned from other affected areas...
Spring Budget 2020 – Employment Allowance

Spring Budget 2020 – Employment Allowance

In the Budget speech, the Chancellor confirmed that the government would honour its promise to increase the Employment Allowance by a third to £4,000 from April. This represents a tax boost for almost 500,000 small businesses who can claim an increased...
Tax codes for employees

Tax codes for employees

The P9X form is used to notify employers of tax codes to use for employees. The form confirms expectations that the basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2020 will remain at £12,500. The emergency tax code will remain...
P9 Notice of Coding form

P9 Notice of Coding form

The P9 Notice of Coding form is used to notify employers of the tax codes to use for employees. HMRC has begun to send email notifications to employers advising that the coding for the tax year starting 6 April 2020 can be viewed online. The emails are being sent...
PAYE payment dates

PAYE payment dates

This article is a reminder to payroll staff about the electronic PAYE payment dates. The due date for electronic PAYE payments falls on the 22nd of the month and when a payment is made electronically, a payment on the day usually suffices. However, where the due...