• Advisory fuel rates
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    Advisory Fuel Rates for Company Cars from 1 December 2017

    HMRC has issued details of the latest Advisory Fuel Rates for company cars. For one month from the date of change, employers may use either the previous or new current rates, as they choose. Employers may therefore make or require supplementary payments if they so wish, but are under no obligation to do either. The new rates […]

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    Is pay higher in the public or private sector?

    Public sector workers earned 1% less per hour, on average, than private sector workers with equivalent characteristics in 2016, according to initial Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis. The ONS analysis shows that public employees had out-earned their private sector counterparts by 4% per hour in 2010, before the introduction of the public sector pay freeze. This began […]

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    31% of employees feel their employer is responsible for their workplace pension

    Capita Employee Benefits has conducted research among 1,200 UK employees covering their views on pensions, barriers to saving, flexibility around retirement and the role their employer plays in workplace pensions. The new research reveals some interesting results, key findings include the headline stat that 31% of employees feel their employer is responsible for their workplace pension, […]

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    Autumn Budget 2017 Proposes Payroll Tax, Minimum Wage Changes

    Personal income tax provisions and minimum wages in the United Kingdom would change, effective starting April 6, 2018, under the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget released Nov. 22. Income Tax Changes The U.K.’s standard personal allowance, which is the amount of tax-free income an employee with a salary up to £100,000  can […]

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    ‘Yule need to plan in advance’

    UK businesses are being urged by Bacs to plan in advance to avoid missing or delaying crucial payments over the Christmas and New Year holidays. Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs), the company behind Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit in the UK, is reminding businesses to make plans to ensure staff and suppliers don’t miss […]

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    Tax-Free Childcare to open to children under 6

    From Friday 24 November 2017 Tax-Free Childcare will be available to qualifying working parents in England whose youngest child is under 6 or who has their 6th birthday on that day. Parents can apply online through the childcare service which can be accessed via the Childcare Choices website. Geographical extent – Although the service applies only to […]

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    Working 12 consecutive days without a weekly rest break is permissible

    This employment law case involves a redundant casino worker in Portugal who claimed his employer had not given him a weekly rest period of 24 hours after six consecutive working days. The casino where the worker claimed his employer had not given him a weekly rest period of 24 hours at the appropriate time, and […]

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    TUC joins Europe-wide campaign for higher minimum wage in the UK

    A new report published by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has found that current minimum wage rates fail to lift workers out of poverty in many European countries. When the UK government policy was announced it was expected to deliver £9 per hour by the end of the decade. But low earnings growth means that on current trends […]

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    Just one in three get the chance to train at work

    The TUC poll, of more than 3,000 working adults, shows the problem is worst in the service sector, where just one in four get training opportunities. Findings from the poll also showed that: Bosses’ failure to invest is holding productivity down One in four say there is no training at their workplace apart from inductions Two […]

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    Living Wage Week – new rates announced

    The rate of the Living Wage for London has increased from £9.75 to £10.20 per hour and for the rest of the UK the rate has increased from £8.45 to £8.75. At least 150,000 UK workers are set for a pay rise; the increases represent a 4.6% rise in London and a 3.6% rise in the rest […]

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