RTI extension for micro employers

12 Dec 13

Micro employers will be given until April 2016 to adapt to the real time information system for reporting PAYE payments, HM Revenue & Customs has announced.

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New minimum wage rates now in force

01 Oct 13

The latest increases to minimum wage rates have come into force today, in line with recommendations set out by the Low Pay Commission.

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Employers get savvy with staff benefits

24 Sep 13

More employers and HR professionals are aligning their staff benefit packages with the company's objectives, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found.

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Universal Credit criticised by spending watchdog

10 Sep 13

The Government's welfare reform programme - Universal Credit (UC) - has suffered from 'ambitious timescales' and 'weak management', according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).

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National Insurance allowance to boost SME job creation

28 May 13

One in five small businesses is feeling optimistic about growth and expansion following the Government's announcement to introduce a £2,000 allowance towards employer National Insurance contributions (NICs).

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