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National Minimum Wage

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HMRC reveals absurd excuses for not paying National Minimum Wage With the vast majority of employers pay their employees at least the National Minimum Wage. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released some of the most absurd excuses used for not paying the legal minimum. During the 2020/21 year HMRC helped more than 155,000 workers … Read more

Statutory Pay Rates From April 2021

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The Government has announced its proposed pay rates for statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, parental bereavement and shared parental payments from April 2021 (policy paper is here). The rates for 2021/22 for statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, parental bereavement and shared parental pay is set to increase from £151.20 to £151.97 per week. Additionally, the rate of statutory … Read more

2020/21 Tax year updates

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NIC Threshold Rise With the 2020/21 tax year starting on 6th April 2020 we see the NIC threshold rise to £9,500. The personal allowance is set to stay at £12,500. This will result in a cut of £104 for the average full time worker and a cut of £78 for the average self-employed worker. Hourly … Read more

National Minimum Wage Increase April 2020

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If you are an employer, you need to take account of the new levels of the National Minimum Wage increase coming into effect on 1st April, 2020. The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. The minimum wage increases each April. To qualify you must: Be school … Read more