Payroll news

Grandparents to share parental leave? - 19 June 2015

Grandparents could share parental leave to allow their children to go back to work early, David Cameron has signalled. The Prime Minister is to examine the idea of extending the right to time off work to look after young children

Payroll errors could be costly for employers - 19 June 2015

The payroll department could be the lynchpin for talent management and employee engagement in the UK’s small businesses, according to new research from Sage UK. Sage surveyed more than 1,000 consumers with more than a third (35 per cent) of

RTI changes can be confusing for everyone - 25 March 2015

HM Revenue & Customs has agreed to delay the introduction of automatic penalties for limited companies and other employers switching over to Real Time Information (RTI). Automatic penalties for late PAYE payments were due to start from 6 April, but HMRC

Shared parental leave – Parents can now split up to 50 weeks - 25 March 2015

Working parents will be able to split up to 50 weeks off after having a baby or adopting from 5 April 2015 under new rules aimed at offering greater flexibility in how they care for their children in their first

Minimum wage increase is the biggest real-terms rise for seven years - 25 March 2015

The minimum wage will rise by 20p to £6.70 an hour this October, benefiting 1.4 million low-paid workers. It is the biggest real-terms rise in seven years, while rates for younger workers and apprentices will also go up. The hourly