In addition to announcing increases in the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates in his autumn statement, the Chancellor also announced a number of other employee-related measures. National Insurance The ...
Tuesday 13 December 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
The Chancellor announced in his autumn statement that the National Living Wage (NLW) payable from age 25 is to increase from £7.20 an hour to £7.50 an hour with effect from the first pa...
Monday 28 November 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
It’s that time of year again - the DJ’s playing Shakin’ Stevens, the dance floor is crowded and the beer is flowing. The festive season is generally a time of celebration, but brings its own set of challenges for you as an employer. The all too f...
Monday 28 November 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Monday 10th October was Mental Health Awareness day - we advise our clients every day on issues around this topic and the bare facts speak for themselves: 1 in 4 adults are likely to have a mental health problem in any year. This can have a profound im...
Monday 10 October 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Currently, employees can receive the first £30,000 of any termination payment free of PAYE and national insurance contributions (NICs). Any payment above this amount is subject to PAYE but not NICs. This rule also applies to pay in lieu of notice (PIL...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
An apprenticeship levy is to be introduced with effect from April 2017 to fund apprenticeships. Employers with an annual wage bill in excess of £3m will be required to pay 0.5% of the excess wage bill into an apprenticeship fund which the employer can...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Following a commitment in ‘Budget 2016’, statutory paternity leave of up to two consecutive weeks is now available in Ireland for the ‘relevant parent’ of a child born or placed for adoption on or after 1 September 2016. State Paternity Benefit...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
HM Revenue & Customs has produced a consultation document proposing an end to the tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) savings currently available by sacrificing salary for certain benefits. The consultation paper follows concern by the gove...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
The national minimum wage rates increase from the first pay period beginning on or after 1 October 2016. The adult rate (age 21 to 24) increases from £6.70 to £6.95 an hour. The development rate (age 18 to 20) increases from ...
Friday 16 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Updated 9th December 2016 - Citation are delighted to have also won the Mid-Market Team award at the National BVCA Awards.  ...
Monday 12 September 2016
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn