Does Payroll and HR need consent before sending data to HM Revenue and Customs or other government agencies?l”

The application of the General Data Protection Regulations implies a number of rights that are placed in relation to the use of personal data. It also offers a right in some circumstance to be forgotten. Payroll and employments also have legal obligations in relation to employment law, right to work legislation, health and safety, use … Continue reading Does Payroll and HR need consent before sending data to HM Revenue and Customs or other government agencies?l”

Employment Allowance reform 2020 consultation launched

UK employers entitlement to the £3,000 employment allowance is due to change from 6th April 2020. Employers with a secondary NI liability of £100k or more in the preceding tax year will no longer qualify., and they must also have a full £3k left within their industry type de minimum state aid threshold. The method … Continue reading Employment Allowance reform 2020 consultation launched

National Minimum Wage enforcement / suspension of naming and shaming!

In the House of Lords on Wednesday 5th June 2019, Lord Henley confirmed that in 2018, the HM Revenue and Customs National MinimumWage audit and enforcement team 'completed some 3,000 investigations and issued £17 million in financial penalties to more than 1,000 non-compliant employers'. On the recommendations of Sir David Metcalf whilst some elements of … Continue reading National Minimum Wage enforcement / suspension of naming and shaming!

New starter declaration C tax code 0T/1 – is it OK?

Tax code 0T is likely to be wrong in many cases The HMRC data quality team have been investigating what they consider to be employer error on Real Time Information (RTI) Full Payment Submission (FPS). One of those so called errors are the over 1/2 million new starters that have their first FPS starter record … Continue reading New starter declaration C tax code 0T/1 – is it OK?