New Statutory Pay Rates

New Statutory Pay Rates

The Government has published the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay from April 2018. The current weekly rate of statutory maternity pay is £140.98, or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings if this...

IR35 Reforms Raise Economic Concern Over Public Sector Roll-Out

Since the introduction of the IR35 tax avoidance reforms to the public sector in April 2017, the prospect of the government extending the changes to the private sector has been hotly debated by contracting stakeholders, with many considering it to be a case of when –...

No Minimum Wage, No Holiday Pay. Deliveroo Wins Legal Battle

Union accuses food delivery firm of ‘gaming the system’ as couriers are ruled to be self-employed rather than workers Deliveroo has won a legal battle over its drivers’ employment status. Deliveroo won the right not to give its couriers the minimum wage or holiday pay...

Disguised Remuneration: Settling your Tax Affairs

If you’re in a disguised remuneration tax avoidance scheme, you should settle your tax affairs and pay HMRC what you owe. By contacting HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to settle your tax affairs now, you can agree with HMRC what you owe and if required, arrange a...