Maternity Pay and Leave

We have previously covered employee entitlement regarding holidays and illness, however there is another form of employee entitlement we have yet to cover; maternity pay. Statutory Maternity Leave (SML) When you have a baby you are entitled to take some time off work known as SML. The amount of SML you can have is fifty-two weeks, […]

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Employment and Support Allowance

When you work for an employer and fall ill, you can claim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to ensure you are still receiving an income while you recover. If you are self-employed you are unable to receive SSP as you have no employer to claim it from. However, it may be possible to claim Employment and […]

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Employing Staff: Things to Consider

As your business grows and becomes more successful, you will find a point where it would be beneficial to have some regular help. Most commonly this would involve employing someone to work for you. Aside from the obvious factors such as what you want the employee to do, there are seven points you must address when it […]

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Deadlines and Penalties: Employers

With the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI), deadlines for payroll have become much more complicated. In this blog I will address all of the deadlines and penalties associated with running a payroll for your business. Deadlines and penalties for filing The Full Payment Submissions (FPS) must be filed on or before the day that […]

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Statutory Sick Pay

Many of you will know that when you fall ill and cannot work you are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). In this blog we will look into SSP in more detail to show how much you can receive and what makes you eligible for it. How much is SSP? As an employee, you are […]

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