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Concerns over gender pay gap compliance

Concerns over gender pay gap compliance

One in 10 employers will be unable to meet the deadline for reporting their gender pay gap, according to findings from RSM.

TPR secures section 72 prosecution

TPR secures section 72 prosecution

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has successfully prosecuted the majority shareholder of the company that bought BHS for £1.

A Budget of few surprises

A Budget of few surprises

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has presented his Budget to Parliament.

Unlike in previous years, there were few surprises in this Autumn’s Budget. However, one of the biggest changes likely to be welcomed by payroll professionals are the updates to employee expenses rules.

Don’t let payroll and HR become your GDPR Achilles heel

Don’t let payroll and HR become your GDPR Achilles heel

Companies are waking up to the fact that GDPR is real, that it will impact their operations fundamentally, that action needs to be taken now and that there are real and significant penalties for doing nothing.

However, we would urge companies to send HR and payroll employees for specific training on how to ensure data in those departments are fully compliant with the rules of the GDPR.

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Publishing pay ratios to be required

Publishing pay ratios to be required

Listed companies will have to reveal the pay ratio between their chief executive and their average worker in new measures being rolled out as part of corporate governance reforms.

Return to work support consultation launched

Return to work support consultation launched

The government has launched a consultation on how it can better support the return to work of those who have taken time out of paid employment to care for children or other family members.

It is seeking views about returners’ experiences, employers’ experiences of recruiting returners, and evidence on the barriers they face and support available to them. The call for evidence is part of a package of measures that the government has unveiled to help people get back to work.

Employment tribunal fees deemed unlawful

Employment tribunal fees deemed unlawful

The Supreme Court has ruled that the current employment tribunal fee regime is unlawful and must be quashed.

The case, brought by UNISON, argued that the fees interfered with the right to access justice both in UK and European (EU) law, frustrated employment rights legislation and discriminated against women and other protected groups.

A National Insurance U-Turn

A National Insurance U-Turn

It came as a big surprise today when the government announced that they will no longer be implementing the Class 4 National Insurance increases for the self-employed workforce that we’re laid out in the Spring Budget last week.

Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017

Phillip Hammond gave the 2017 Spring Budget last week, here we provide a full analysis form a payroll perspective.

The Autumn Statement 2016: a payroll perspective

The Autumn Statement 2016: a payroll perspective

So, the first and last Autumn Statement for Philip Hammond is delivered. Full details on how it impacts on payroll professionals are on our website.

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