Mobile Employees

By Gary Robinson / July 31, 2021

For income tax, the basic principles from which to start are that an individual who is resident in a country will generally be taxed in that country on their worldwide income, but regardless of residence, an individual who is physically present and working in a country will be liable to tax in that country on…

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National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rise from 1 April

By Gary Robinson / April 4, 2021

Millions of workers in all parts of the UK will receive a pay increase from today as minimum pay rates rise, with the age threshold reduced to 23 year olds Around two million of the UK’s lowest-paid workers will benefit from an increase in National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage. The National Living Wage…

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National Living Wage

By Gary Robinson / March 25, 2021

Present and future wage rates First, it is appropriate to discuss the upcoming changes to the minimum wage, of which the National Living Wage is the highest rate of pay. Below is a table which highlights the current rate of NLW and the ages entitled to it, as well as the new structure from 1…

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Five furlough changes you need to know about

By Gary Robinson / January 21, 2021

The government has now published its official guidance for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which has been extended until 30 April 2021. The long-awaited government guidance confirms many of the details surrounding the extended furlough scheme for employers. Overall, it outlines that despite the increase in flexibility that the extended scheme provides when compared to…

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Furlough Changes

By Gary Robinson / January 14, 2021

The government has now published its official guidance for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which has been extended until 30 April 2021. The long-awaited government guidance confirms many of the details surrounding the extended furlough scheme for employers. Overall, it outlines that despite the increase in flexibility that the extended scheme provides when compared to…

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Furlough Extended To April 2021

By Gary Robinson / January 7, 2021

The eligibility criteria for the UK-wide scheme will remain unchanged with 80% of salaries paid by the government under the furlough rules. These changes will continue to apply to all devolved administrations. Aside the financial support for employees under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extension, the Chancellor arguably had an eye on the potential…

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Virtual Christmas Party

By Gary Robinson / December 14, 2020

Due to the coronavirus restrictions, you may be unable to host your usual Christmas Party for your employees. We are pleased to confirm that the annual parties’ exemption (s264 ITEPA03) will apply to the costs associated with virtual parties in the same way that it would for traditionally held parties. Therefore, subject to the normal…

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Brexit

By Gary Robinson / December 14, 2020

Welcome to our Brexit newsletter. There will be new rules for trade, travel and living in the UK and EU from 11.00pm on the 31 December 2020. Our aim is to provide you with information and resources to help you manage the change as smoothly as possible. The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, UK Chief…

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Covid 19 Newsletter

By Gary Robinson / December 6, 2020

C19 NEWSLETTER ‘ECONOMIC EMERGENCY HAS ONLY JUST BEGUN’ In his spending review yesterday Rishi Sunak said the “economic emergency” caused by Covid-19 has only just begun, as he warned the virus would mean lasting damage to growth and jobs. Official forecasts now predict the biggest economic decline in 300 years. The UK economy is expected…

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Claiming the Furlough From November 2020

By Gary Robinson / November 16, 2020

HMRC PUBLISHED DETAILS OF THE EXTENDED CJRS ON THE 10 NOVEMBER What you need to do for the claims – for periods from 1 November (HMRC email 10 November) Read the new guidance – go to GOV.UK and search ‘Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’ – to check if the clients’ employees are eligible.…

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