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About the Author: Scott Barnsley

Sales Director at Topsource Worldwide. Email: scott.barnsley@topsourceworldwide.com

Health and social care levy: how will it affect my organisation?

May 12th, 2022|UK Payroll|

July sees the introduction of the first stage of a new health and social care levy, an additional tax designed to support the NHS and additional associated services and allow them to increase spending. The levy will affect both individuals and organisations that contribute towards national insurance. This means payroll ...

Changes to Statutory Sick Pay: What’s New for 2022?

March 16th, 2022|Compliance, Payroll, Payroll Outsourcing Service, UK Payroll|

One of the most direct fallouts from COVID-19 in the UK is its impact on sick pay legislation. Not only have our views on how we handle sick leave changed enormously, but the law around taking time off for sickness and statutory sick pay (SSP) has evolved, too. But as ...

UK Payroll: How to Get (and Stay!) Compliant in 2022

February 24th, 2022|Payroll Outsourcing Service, UK Payroll|

Having efficient and accurate processes in place for your UK payroll isn’t just about keeping your employees happy. As with anywhere else in the world, running payroll in the UK requires compliance with various rules and regulations. Failure to comply could see harsh penalties thrown your way, so unfaltering compliance ...

UK Payroll: Is the Latest Tax Hike A Blow to Economic Recovery?

October 27th, 2021|Payroll, UK Payroll|

As if there weren’t enough challenges for businesses post-pandemic, the UK government recently announced a new health and social care (HSC) levy, which will see a 1.25% increase in employee and employer National Insurance contributions (NICs). This additional tax will be payable on any earnings or profits on which an ...

UK Statutory Leave, CVJRS and How to Process This Through Payroll

July 13th, 2021|UK Payroll|

UK statutory holidays Almost all UK workers are legally entitled to a minimum 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday a year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). This includes: agency workers workers with irregular hours workers on zero-hours contracts Bank holidays can be included as part of statutory annual leave. ...

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