Get up to speed with new off-payroll working rules

Ahead of the introduction of the new off-payroll working rules, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a factsheet outlining the changes and what they mean for small businesses.

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One in five workers looking to start a business in 2020

According to new research by accounting software provider FreeAgent, one in five (22 per cent) UK employees plan to become their own boss during 2020.

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IR35 – everything you need to know about the off-payroll working regulations

New changes are set to come into force in April 2019 that will affect individuals and contracts that provide personal services through an intermediary for medium-sized and large businesses.

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Calls for Government to do more to protect workers from underpayment

The Resolution Foundation is leading calls for the Government to improve the enforcement of the minimum wage after it emerged that only one in eight firms breaking the rules are being caught by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)

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Living wage increase “four times rate of inflation”

The National Minimum and Living Wage will increase from 01 April 2020, the Government has confirmed.

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Majority of employees uncomfortable discussing finances at work

According to the latest research, two-thirds of employees do not feel comfortable talking about their finances at work, despite more than a fifth of people struggling to make ends meet.

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UK businesses could lose £195 million per day in workplace productivity

According to new research, the UK economy could lose £195 million per day in wages because employees are spending an average of 1 hour 24 minutes every day being unproductive.

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IR35: BBC Presenter loses appeal over £400,000 tax bill

Television presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost an appeal at the Upper Tribunal over her tax status at the BBC.

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Top tips to ensure your business is prepared for Brexit

The UK is currently scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. However, it is still unclear whether that will be with or without a deal.

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HMRC issues second Brexit bulletin for employers

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued its second Brexit bulletin for UK employers, issuing guidance relating social security for employees working in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

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HMRC wins IR35 case against BBC presenters

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has won an IR35 tribunal case against three BBC presenters at the High Court, which could have a significant impact on the broadcasting industry.

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HMRC publishes IR35 guidance

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published its first in-depth guidance for off-payroll workers (IR35) and how they will operate in the private sector.

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Top industries for employer pension contributions revealed

Preparing for life after work has become one of the most important considerations for workers as they bid to secure their financial future.

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Millions of workers boosting incomes through side businesses

According to the latest research, millions of British workers are boosting their income through ‘side hustles’.

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Workers missing out on £140 million in unclaimed expenses

New research has revealed that workers in the UK choose to miss out on £140 million a year in unclaimed work expenses, rather than go through the complex expense claim process.

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