Banner

Employees

New national insurance contribution policy wins approval

The new government’s decision to drop the planned 1 per cent increase in national insurance contributions for large numbers of staff has been applauded by a leading business group.

Read more »

Business welcomes coalition government

The business community has broadly welcomed the formation of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat government as an important step towards offering stability and certainty.

Read more »

Unemployment shows marked rise

The number of people out of work in the UK climbed by 53,000 in the first quarter of the year.

Read more »

Employers need to be aware of PAYE late payment penalties

Businesses are being reminded that they may face a penalty charge if they are late in paying their PAYE deductions in full.

Read more »

Part-time employees

Many smaller businesses choose to employ staff on a part-time basis. This often has the advantage of controlling costs when there is no need for a full-time worker and of adding flexibility to the running of the business.

Read more »

Workplace pensions

Auto-enrolment makes it easier for people to save money for their retirement. It means that every employer must automatically enrol eligible staff into a qualifying pension scheme.

Read more »

Maternity and paternity leave

Any female employee who becomes pregnant can take 52 weeks of statutory maternity leave.

Read more »
Syndicate content