This is where members of the Numerus team will post blogs that share their professional expertise. We’ll also keep you up to date with industry news, focussing on what it might mean for you and your business.

SSP reforms affect 100,000 employers

30th April 2014

The Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS) offered no incentives to employers with high staff sickness levels and so will be replaced, the government has announced. As many as 100,000 companies could be affected by the government’s decision to end the Statutory Sickness Pay (SSP) reimbursement scheme with the Health and Work Service. Employers paying more than... View Article

Making a final 13/14 PAYE submission after 19 April 2014

27th April 2014

HMRC has published a reminder highlighting that the final date for sending Full Payment Submissions for 2013/14 has now passed and those employers who have yet to report information must use an Earlier Year Update. Employers who still need to send PAYE information for 2013 to 2014 that they would normally have reported on a... View Article

Finance Bill 2014 brings in new tax changes

2nd April 2014

The Government has published Finance Bill 2014, legislation implementing tax changes announced last year. The finance bill contains measures which demonstrate government’s commitment to a tax system that delivers its long-term economic plan by helping hardworking households, supporting growth and clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion, including: increasing the tax-free Personal Allowance to £10,000 in... View Article

Employment Allowance – Update

2nd April 2014

Following Royal Assent of the NICs Act 2014, HMRC – having taken account of comments received on the draft Employment Allowance arrangements – has now published the arrangements which set out how employers may claim the Employment Allowance. These arrangements underpin the employer guidance made available on 6 February 2014. Additional guidance to help employers... View Article