According to new research from Smarterly, a savings and investments platform, 96 percent of companies have had to come up with employee benefit initiatives to deal with higher earners - including offering cash alternatives
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Since returning from the holidays, a few articles from other news outlets - relating to pay, reward and HR - have spiked my interest, so I thought I would round them up and continue to do this on an ongoing basis
Voluntary Living Wage employers should be aware of the announcement on 6 November that sees the rates increase. Note that paying staff at this Living Wage is voluntary but paying them at the National Living Wage is mandatory.
Where transfers of funds are made from a UK-registered pension scheme to an overseas one, that overseas scheme must be ‘recognised’ by HMRC to maintain UK tax benefits. HMRC publishes an updated list of overseas pension schemes that have told them they meet the necessary criteria to be a Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (ROPS).
Billed as ‘your route to the latest in payroll news’, this should always be on everyone’s weekend reading list. However, I do have some concerns/comments regarding some of the topics in the latest Employer Bulletin from HMRC.
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