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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Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to launch on 26 May

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to launch on 26 May

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will launch online on Tuesday 26 May. The scheme, which was originally announced at Budget, will enable small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick

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CJRS extended as Government detail recovery roadmap

CJRS extended as Government detail recovery roadmap

On 12 May, the Chancellor confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will remain open until the end of October. The announcement follows Boris Johnson’s speech outlining the Government’s response to the next phase of the pandemic. In essence,

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What does it mean for employers?

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What does it mean for employers?

On Friday 20 March, the UK government announced the creation of the ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’. The scheme is the latest addition to its ‘temporary, timely and targeted’ package of measures to support businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. Under the

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Automatic enrolment duties; Failure to comply has consequences

Automatic enrolment duties; Failure to comply has consequences

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) continues to issue warnings, to employers, about the consequences of failing to comply with automatic enrolment duties. In a recent court case, a pre-school nursery and its director were ordered to pay over £8,000 in penalties.

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National Insurance thresholds to rise in April 2020

National Insurance thresholds to rise in April 2020

At the end of January, the Government bought legislation to Parliament to increase National Insurance Contribution (NIC) thresholds. The increases will take effect in April 2020. Some payrolls processed at the end of February pay on 6 April. This, in

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