National Minimum Wage investigations have drastically increased

National Minimum Wage investigations by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have increased significantly, according to the latest research.

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More than 423,000 workers were paid less than the National Minimum Wage in 2019

More than 423,000 workers were paid less than the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in 2019, according to a recent study.

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IR35: House of Lords committee calls for reform of off-payroll working rules

A House of Lords committee report that is reviewing the planned changes to the IR35 off-payroll working rules has called for a reform of the rules, stating that there are ‘inherent flaws’ in the legislation.

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Employers should continue to meet automatic enrolment obligations despite coronavirus disruption, says TPR

Employers should continue to enrol, re-enrol and contribute towards workers’ pensions whether they are furloughed or not, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed.

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COVID-19: Government to cover employer NICs and pension contributions of furloughed workers

The Government has announced that it will cover employer National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and pension contributions of furloughed workers.

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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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Mobile workforce will not put up with payroll errors

In this era of high employment, employees feel confident about walking into a new role easily, so will not put up with sloppy administration from their employer, with one in five workers having quit their job after being paid late

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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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Shareholders powers are not tackling excessive executive pay issues

Measures that were implemented to give shareholders the powers to veto excessive executive pay packages have failed according to new research from a think tank.

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HMRC takes new measures to toughen stance on debt recovery

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has toughened its stance on debt recovery, by taking money owed to them directly from hundreds of pay packets during the last financial year.

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Businesses reminded to take steps to prepare for upcoming payroll changes

Business owners in the UK are being reminded to take sufficient measures to prepare their businesses for the upcoming changes to legislation regarding payroll, which will come into force on the 6 April 2019.

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Employment and overall wages hit record highs

In November, Britain saw the largest rise in overall real wages since September 2016, raising the spending power of the average British worker to the highest it has been in two years.

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New reporting measures governing top executive pay come into force

New regulations come into force today, 02 January 2019, to make companies “justify their pay” for top bosses, the Government has revealed.

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