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Key Payroll Updates for August 2023

Payroll, mileage

Find out the latest updates which may impact your organisation’s payroll team, including mileage rates, tax incentives, neonatal leave and pay, paternity leave and pay, and student loan interest rates. Mileage rates Trade Unions and the RAC Foundation are calling for the Government to increase mileage rates in light of the cost-of-living crisis and the […]

Payroll Planning for 2023

The new year often brings change in legislation and tax rates. Keeping on track with your Payroll by staying up to date with these future changes is a great way to ensure that you are running the financial aspects of your business correctly. HMRC has highlighted a number of areas that are going to see […]

Keeping your Payroll on track

gender pay statement

Employers must plan their payroll carefully this month because of the additional Bacs non-processing days, which are Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 December. Careful planning will ensure payments are processed in time to ensure employees do not miss out on expected payments (or deductions). This is especially important this year, given the increased costs of […]

Outsourced HR: The Pros and Cons

What is Outsourced HR? Outsourced HR is a contractual agreement between an employer and an external third-party provider whereby the employer transfers the management of, and processing of key employment practices for certain HR functions to the external provider. If you are struggling to keep up with HR tasks in your organisation, or simply don’t […]

IR35 tax reforms delayed due to coronavirus crisis

IR35 Tax Reforms Delayed | HR Solutions

The government has put its reforms to the IR35 tax rules on hold until 2021 to alleviate pressure on individuals and businesses amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In what it described as a ‘deferral, not a cancellation’ the government says it remains committed to reintroducing the policy that would see medium and large private sector businesses […]

Furlough extended to end of June to protect millions of jobs

Furlough Extended 2020 | Coronavirus Job Retention | HR Solutions

On 17 April 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended by one month until the end of June 2020. This extension provides businesses with some added certainty in helping them to protect millions of jobs; and will help to enable businesses to get […]

HMRC off-payroll working rules

HMRC off-payroll working rules | HR Solutions

The HMRC off-payroll working rules apply where a worker provides services through an intermediary, such as their own personal services company. The rules are designed to make sure that workers, who would be employees if they were providing their services directly to the client, pay the same tax and National Insurance as those employed directly […]

Pension Auto-Enrolment Issues Q&A

Pension Auto Enrolment Issues | Anstee & Co | HR Solutions

Recently HR Solutions invited a special guest speaker from Anstee & Co Financial Designers to lead a session on Pension Auto-Enrolment Issues. This article is a summary of the questions we were asked along with the answers given by guest expert Darren Amos from Anstee & Co. You can watch the webinar recording about Pension […]

Payment Increases for April 2018

Payment Increases April 2018 | HR Solutions

The new tax year brings the annual payment increases in many pay bandings; some from the beginning of the month and some follow shortly afterward. See our tables below for what’s changed and when.   Minimum wage National Minimum Wage 1 April 2018 1 April 2017 Aged 25 and above (national living wage rate) £7.83 £7.50 […]


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