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Employees

New Job – Understand the cycle of employment

New Job? Your Guide to Getting Paid, Benefits & Leaving Your Role (UK) Landing your first job is exciting, but navigating payslips, pensions, and paperwork can be overwhelming. This guide is here to help! We'll break down everything new employees in the UK need to...

Pension Contributions and Pensionable Pay

What is classed as pensionable pay and how this would look on your payslip A pension contribution is the amount you pay into your pension each time you are paid. If you are an eligible or non-eligible jobholder, your employer will also make contributions into your...

Pension Tax Relief

When your employer is choosing which pension scheme best fits their employees, they'll need to consider the way that pension tax relief is administered. This is because tax relief can affect high and low tax payers in different ways. How will I benefit from tax...

Avoiding Pension Scams

Pension scams can take many forms, and usually they appear to be a legitimate investment opportunity. But pension scammers are clever, and know all the tricks to get you to hand over your savings. To avoid being caught out by a pension scam, remember these 4 tips to...

Pension Eligibility Explained

In this article we will explain what is: An Eligible Job Holder A Non-Eligible Job Holder An Entitled Job Holder and how this will affect your placement into your employer's workplace pension scheme. What is Automatic Enrolment? If you are someone who works under a...

Pensions for Employees

Whether new to employment or new to pensions we have it covered with our pension guides created specifically with employees in mind.   Understanding Workplace pensions and your AE letters Your pension eligibility explained Pension contributions explained...

Portal Help – Employee

A collection of self-help portal guides for employees If you need assistance to log-in to your employee portal or download documents, use our helpful guides below.  Now available in Italian, Spanish, Slovakian, Polish and Romanian. English Video Guide Downloading...

Flexible Working

Overview Flexible working is a tailored approach to work, accommodating employees' needs through options such as flexible start and finish times or remote work. While regulations differ in Northern Ireland, all employees, not just parents and carers, have the legal...

Keep in Touch Days

What are Keeping In Touch Days? During maternity or adoption leave, employees have the option to engage in up to 10 'keeping in touch' days, allowing them to stay connected with the workplace. Both the employee and employer must mutually agree on these days, and the...

Workplace Pensions Explained

Workplace Pensions Explained If you are someone who works under a contract of employment and receives money for the work you've carried out, then you are classified as a ‘worker'. This classification is important in determining, amongst other things, your eligibility...

Salary Sacrifice

Overview A salary sacrifice arrangement is an agreement to reduce an employee's entitlement to cash pay, usually in return for a non-cash benefit. This means that the employee's gross salary is reduced by the amount they sacrifice. The result will lower National...

Holiday

Almost all people classed as workers are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday a year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). For a full-time worker (5 days per week) this equates to 28 days. This includes agency workers, workers with irregular...

P11D

Understand what is a P11D and our P11D service A P11D tax form is a HMRC document used by an employer to annually report certain expenses and benefits paid or made available to directors and employees. It is designed to provide HMRC with details of specific taxable...

National Minimum Wage

What is the National Minimum Wage? The National Minimum Wage is set by the government as was first introduced on 1st April 1999. Some employers choose to pay the independently calculated Living Wage voluntarily. To check the Living Wage for UK and London click here...

Contacting HMRC about Payroll

There are several ways to contact HMRC   Employer Helpline – 0300 200 3200 Outside UK: +44 151 268 0558 Fax: 03000 523 030 Opening times: HMRC phone line opening hours are: Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm Closed weekends and bank holidays. Employee Helpline – 0845...