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.

HMRC change their approach to interim penalties for 12/13 and 13/14

29th May 2014

As part of HMRC’s transition to in-year PAYE Real Time Information penalties for late and non-filing, they are changing their approach to issuing updated penalty notices for the same PAYE non filing default. These changes impact both the 2012 to 2013 and 2013 to 2014 tax years. PAYE for Employers: reduction in penalty notices for... View Article

How do you choose a payroll services provider?

27th May 2014

The most common issue when contemplating outsourcing, is the fear of losing control. So what can you do to ensure that you chose a provider who will work with you, to meet the needs of your business? One recommended course of action is to plan what you expect from your payroll services outsourcing provider. Here at... View Article

In-year interest on late payments

22nd May 2014

As announced in the What’s New of 19 March 2014, HMRC now charges interest on any late PAYE and Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) payments. For employers that pay monthly, the first payment of 2014 to 2015 is due on 19 May (or 22 May for employers who pay electronically). From the date a payment is... View Article

Zero-hours contracts

20th May 2014

Workers on zero-hours contracts could be given the right to request fixed contracts, the business secretary has said. The BBC News has reported that the government is considering giving workers on zero-hours contracts the right to request fixed contracts. Speaking at the Resolution Foundation, Vince Cable said that while Labour’s call to give workers the... View Article