Outsourced Payroll Professionals


Employment Status and IR35

Employment or Self-employment under UK tax law You are legally obliged to operate PAYE in respect of all employees. However, deciding whether someone is an employee or self-employed is not always straight forward. If you are in any doubt, HMRC provides an online tool that can be found with the following link here. Employment status is… Read More


Advisory Fuel Rates – December 2020

Advisory Fuel Rates HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have published their quarterly advisory fuel rates which are effective from 1 December 2020 and apply to company car users.  Employers can use the previous rates for up to one month after the new rate becomes effective. The rates are reviewed for 1 March, 1 June, 1… Read More


Guidance on the Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

On 5 November, Rishi Sunak confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme would be extended until 31 March 2021 (click here to read our last article on this). Guidance for this extension was published on 10 November, details of which can be found below. Highlights of the key changes to CJRS From 1 November 2020 employers can… Read More


Living Wage Increase

On Monday 9th November 2020, the Living Wage Foundation announced the new rates for 2020/21. Employers who have joined the Living Wage scheme should implement the rise as soon as possible and within 6 months. All employees should receive the new rate by 9th May 2021. The new rates are as follows and apply to those… Read More