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Bereavement at work guidance launched

Bereavement at work guidance launched

Posted in Latest News on October 1, 2014

New guidance has been published to help employers support employees following bereavement. Workplace expert Acas, which published the guide on 17 September, …

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Accounting rules shake-up planned for 11,000 businesses

Accounting rules shake-up planned for 11,000 businesses

Posted in Latest News on October 1, 2014

An estimated 11,000 UK medium-sized businesses could benefit to the tune of £8 million a year as a result of planned changes to accounting rules. The …

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Employers urged to act now on auto-enrolment

Employers urged to act now on auto-enrolment

Posted in Latest News on October 1, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of small businesses have been urged to check when they need to meet their new workplace pensions duties. The call from the Pensions …

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Digital businesses urged to sign up for new VAT service

Digital businesses urged to sign up for new VAT service

Posted in Latest News on October 1, 2014

Thousands of UK businesses supplying digital services across the European Union (EU) will be able to register for a new online VAT service from 20 October. …

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RTI penalties delayed for smaller firms

RTI penalties delayed for smaller firms

Posted in Latest News on October 1, 2014

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that the introduction of automatic penalties for late real time information (RTI) submissions will be put …

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Tax summaries on the way

Tax summaries on the way

Posted in Latest News on September 2, 2014

Millions of taxpayers will receive a new personal tax summary from October 2014. The tax summary will show 24 million people how their personal income …

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Government steps up action on offshore tax evaders

Government steps up action on offshore tax evaders

Posted in Latest News on September 2, 2014

People could face criminal prosecution if they fail to declare and pay offshore tax liabilities. A new criminal offence of failing to declare taxable offshore …

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Auto-enrolment hits 4m landmark

Auto-enrolment hits 4m landmark

Posted in Latest News on September 2, 2014

New figures from the Pensions Regulator show that more than four million workers have now been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension. Following …

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Employers cash in with £2,000 NICs saving

Employers cash in with £2,000 NICs saving

Posted in Latest News on September 2, 2014

New government data has shown that almost a million employers are benefiting from a £2,000 cut in their annual national insurance contributions (NICs) …

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New NMW rates coming soon

New NMW rates coming soon

Posted in Latest News on September 2, 2014

Employers are reminded that new national minimum wage (NMW) rates will take effect from 1 October 2014, benefiting more than one million lower paid workers. …

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