Paying Employees

Staying on top of matters related to payroll and salaries is tricky, so read these articles for some key advice.

Deciding what to pay staff, when to pay them and what payroll tools you should use are just a few things to consider when it comes to salaries. Paying employees is important to get right, so it's good practice to stay up-to-date on issues like the National Living Wage, working with contractors, HMRC policies and industry salary levels. This part of the Knowledge Hub should help.

A Guide to April 2020 Employment Law Changes

A Guide to April 2020 Employment Law Changes

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A Guide to April 2020 Employment Law Changes

Employment law specialist Paula Fisher provides insight into the 2020 Employment Law Changes that will affect every employer in the UK, along with highlighting how UK SMEs can prepare

Claiming Tax Relief with Salary Sacrifice Pensions

Claiming Tax Relief with Salary Sacrifice Pensions

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Claiming Tax Relief with Salary Sacrifice Pensions

Salary sacrifice is a tax-efficient way to boost your employees’ pensions. James Alesbury of HWB Chartered Accountants talks us through the details

Small Business Online Accounting Software

Small Business Online Accounting Software

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Small Business Online Accounting Software

Finding the perfect online accounting software for your business can be tricky with so many providers available to choose from. Here's our guide.

What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

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What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

Companies are beginning to move away from annual appraisals towards continuous performance management. But what does this mean for employee pay and bonuses?

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

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The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

Uber's defeat in a recent employment tribunal will have a huge impact on the company, but what are the wider implications for the gig economy as a whole?

Employment and Supply Contracts

Employment and Supply Contracts

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Employment and Supply Contracts

We’re all guilty of skim-reading a contract, but there are key T&Cs that should be always be noted and read in detail. Failing to do so could spell trouble.

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

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Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Read our rundown of all the things you need to consider when calculating the cost of hiring a new employee. It could impact salary levels.

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

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So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

Your employer's obligations for payments when employment ends - pay for severance, gardening leave and notice period.

How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

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How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

Are you an SME and struggling to find finance to pay an employee? We have a few options so you can keep them on the payroll.

How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

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How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

Company directors' profits explained: salaries, dividends and who makes the decision

PAYE Forms Explained: P45, P60 and P11D

PAYE Forms Explained: P45, P60 and P11D

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PAYE Forms Explained: P45, P60 and P11D

Having problems telling one PAYE form from another? P45s, P60s and P11Ds are explained here.

Are Pay Slips Compulsory?

Are Pay Slips Compulsory?

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Are Pay Slips Compulsory?

It's Pay Day, so where do you stand legally on your current processes? By not providing a pay slip are you breaking the law? Here are the facts...

What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

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What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

We explain the Construction Industry Scheme, and who can take advantage of it.

Employee Salaries: Standard Rates

Employee Salaries: Standard Rates

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Employee Salaries: Standard Rates

Salaries are such an important factor in keeping your employees motivated. But just how should you work out what to pay your staff?