Category Archives: Employment

Managing your payroll

You expect the highest standard when it comes to paying your employees, and we are always striving to improve what we do for you. To that end, Kinder Pocock and Your Payroll Manager UK are proud to announce their new working relationship, aiming to deliver an industry-leading payroll and accountancy service. By combining forces the two […]

Public Holiday declared for the Queen’s Funeral

Sandy Green of The HR Dept has kindly shared this update on the public holiday on 19 September, for The Queen’s Funeral, and your responsibilities as an employer.   We all want to do the right thing, but it is useful to have this guidance. Here are the official arrangements from the Royal family. Dear […]

Changes to Employee Fit Notes

Changes to fit notes are coming in from 1 July 2022, just when you thought you had it all sorted out! But don’t worry, the HR Dept is here to keep you in the know about important HR and employment law topics that concern your SME business and people management processes. The most pressing of […]

What’s the Employment Allowance?

employment allowance

We’re getting lots of questions about the Employment  Allowance, as HMRC are writing to employers to confirm their eligibility. But these letters are really confusing people as they talk about de minimus state aid, so it’s time to translate!   So what is the Employment Allowance? Small UK businesses are entitled to this amount which […]

The Spring Budget 2022

** Please see our updated blog following the Government’s Mini Budget in September 2022** The Chancellor announced the Spring Budget today, so what are the most crucial updates? He did announce most changes in his Autumn Budget, so what’s new?   National Insurance threshold rising The threshold increases from £9,880 to £12,570 from 1 July […]

The clock is ticking, so make sure you’re ready for the April 2022 increases

clock is ticking

April 2022 is fast approaching, and with that comes changes to VAT, NIC, and dividend taxes. We’ve also got electricity and wage increases to consider. The clock is ticking, so what do you need to do, to get ready for the April 2022 increases? The latest Budget announced quite a few unwelcome changes to tax […]

Wage and NIC increases from 1 April 2022

In the Autumn 2021 Budget the Government announced increases for the apprentice and national living wage rates, as well as national insurance increases. It’s a double whammy but can’t be ignored, so here are the rates and the increases for your information, and what you should do now to get ready: New Wage Rates from […]