Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to close

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to close

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme will terminate on 17 March 2022. The original scheme was launched in May 2020 and closed in September 2021. The scheme enabled small and medium-sized

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Statutory Sick Pay (SSP): Two things employers should know today

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP): Two things employers should know today

Employers should be aware of a temporary change to the Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021, which took effect on 17 December. The change is part of the Government’s wider response to an increase in the number of cases

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SME employers confident in workforce expansion plans

SME employers confident in workforce expansion plans

Official research has found increasing confidence amongst SME employers, with 26% expecting to increase employee headcount in the coming year. The findings come from the Small Business Survey, carried out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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CJRS compliance letters issued by HMRC

CJRS compliance letters issued by HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been writing to certain employers about issues with Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) compliance. Its focus is on those who have knowingly put forward fraudulent claims and less so on those who have made

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Answering the question… what is re-enrolment?

Answering the question… what is re-enrolment?

Under Automatic Enrolment (AE), employers must enrol all employees who ordinarily work in Great Britain and who satisfy age and earnings criteria into a qualifying workplace pension. Furthermore, employers must also pay at least the minimum level of contributions into

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