Are You Working Too Much?

Posted by & filed under Payroll, Working Life.

The Working Time Directive came in to force in 1998, and prevents employers from making their employees work more than 48 hours in an average week. Research has demonstrated that establishing a work life balance is important for mental wellbeing. Before the Working Time Directive came in to law in the United Kingdom, there was… Read more »

Why Outsourcing Payroll is the Only way to go…

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

Business leaders and experts have long suggested that outsourcing non-core functions is just best practice. A non-core function is technically defined as a function that doesn’t turn a profit. Despite this though non-core functions can be absolutely essential, and one of these is payroll. But, what do you really gain from outsourcing payroll? Is it… Read more »

The New National Living Wage: What do you need to Know?

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

In April this year the Government’s new National Living Wage will come to into force. If you’re working and over the age of 25, you’re legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour, providing you’re not in the first year of an apprenticeship. As an employer, you’ll need to ensure that you’re paying your staff… Read more »

HRMC Rolls Out New Tax Accounts

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

Individuals in the UK who are currently undergoing self-assessment will be given personal tax accounts. The system of online accounts, similar to personal online banking, is expected to replace annual tax returns. These accounts allow people to view their tax details and make payments whenever it suits them. Two million businesses in the UK are… Read more »

Secure CIS Service

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

The Secure CIS Service is designed to take away all the hassle from contractors that is involved in setting up and maintaining the system relating to the submission of information to HMRC, including verification of subcontractors. We will verify all of your subcontractors with HMRC on your behalf. The key aspect of the scheme is… Read more »

Payroll Outsourcing Opportunities

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

Take advantage of outsourcing your clients’ payroll processing to the Secure Payroll Service. You will be able to free up your resources to be used on added value work for your practice, your clients can be seamlessly transferred onto our payroll processing system without ever knowing the difference. We will maintain your high standard of… Read more »

Electronic Submission for Small Businesses

Posted by & filed under Payroll.

If you employ fewer than 50 employees HMRC will require you as an employer to file these forms online from the 6th April 2011 as standard practice. It is possible to do so now and this facility comes as a standard feature of the Secure Payroll Service once you have outsourced your payroll to us…. Read more »