HMRC Have Found Over £500 Million in Lost Payroll Taxes

Payroll tax fraud is a big problem for HMRC and the government. With millions lost to it every year, something had to happen, and happen it did. Recently, HMRC gathered in over £500 million (£524.6 million, to be exact) in ‘lost’ tax payments. Quite a pay day. The...

Time to Grieve: What Are The Rules?

When a family member passes away it’s a difficult time for everyone. It’s emotional, it’s frustrating, it’s sometimes impossible to believe. And amidst all of that grief, there’s work to be done too. As an employer, do you know what the rules are regarding time off...

Use Rapid Payroll for a ‘peace-of-mind’ service

At Rapid Payroll, we are more than just a payroll company – we offer a great, low cost service that takes care of every aspect of a firm’s payroll needs. Unlike many other payroll bureau, Rapid Payroll will manage your payroll needs from start to finish and all client...

Are Directors Entitled to Statutory Sick Pay?

When you are the director of a small company, you are also considered an employee for many purposes. As such, you have employment rights – a fact that many find it easy to forget. One of these is entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), though many directors do not...

How the New NIC Employment Allowance Works

Since the start of April, many employers throughout the UK have benefitted from a new employment allowance. The allowance entitles businesses with employees to an allowance of up to £2,000 against National Insurance contributions. However, many employers are not fully...

Enforcing the Minimum Wage

As of this month, small businesses with employees will face the threat of fines if they are late reporting Real Time Information (RTI) on their payroll. This system of fines was already rolled out last October for larger businesses (those with over 50 employees)....

RTI Fines in Force for Small Business Employers

As of this month, small businesses with employees will face the threat of fines if they are late reporting Real Time Information (RTI) on their payroll. This system of fines was already rolled out last October for larger businesses (those with over 50 employees)....