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Information on employee benefits related developments

HR GDPR

Employee Data – What’s changing?

As a HR professional, you are constantly balancing the privacy of employees with the information an employer needs to know. The implementation of GDPR is going to make this more…

Easter 2018 is not that far away…

Today represents a return to the workplace for many after the Easter bank holiday break.  But with many eggs yet to be opened – let alone actually eaten – the…

Recruiters – what do the IR35 changes mean to you?

If you’re a recruiter then you’ll probably be well aware of the change to public sector IR35 rules, which apply as from 6th April 2017 under the finance bill. This…

trade credit pensions

Could your customers put you out of business?

When business is booming, and the cash flow is high, the good times really can roll.  Unfortunately, the risk of debtor insolvency has become an inherent part of owning a…

The Employee Benefit changes ahead:

On Thursday the UK begins the 2017/18 tax year. Such a milestone always presents changes to the minutiae of the tax code, and this year also brings with it a number of more major…

Salary Sacrifice: When will the changes bite?

By now we would hope that most employers are aware of the announced changes to Employee Benefits provided through the mechanism known as Salary Sacrifice.  Yet we think that far fewer will be…

Tax Free Childcare update

On Wednesday this week the long-awaited update on the roll-out of Tax Free Childcare was delivered.  The official announcement included details of other new initiatives in this space (such as the improved…

Will your employees REALLY understand the Lifetime ISA?

The Lifetime ISA (LISA) is set to launch in just over two weeks’ time. This new savings vehicle is bound to attract much media interest, given that savers in the…

Financial Wellness

Could your insurance policy put you out of business?

In a world that is constantly changing it is perhaps unsurprising that 73% of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) recognise that there are new potential risks to their business…

Employees communications

Is Monitoring Employee Communications Acceptable?

When employees first start with a company, many will be issued with a company handbook. This tends to outline the do’s and dont’s of their employer, and usually includes guidelines…