Contractor or Employee? Get ready for IR-35

You’ve got self-employed, apprentices, interns, freelancers, contractors, temps, employees… While there are many crossovers and similarities between these, there are key differences when it comes to the employment rights and benefits each type of worker is entitled to. With IR35 on the horizon it’s become a hot topic! You may…

Why You Need Accountancy Payroll Software

Payday is a day your employees wistfully look forward to. However, if you are responsible for processing their payments, chances are the feeling isn’t mutual. Payroll can mean long nights working overtime, scratching your head over taxes, and spending less time doing the things you love. But fear not; payroll…

Fake HMRC Websites: Why Your Business Needs to be Cautious

While the internet is a useful tool for businesses, we all know the importance of keeping ourselves safe online. Payroll is one area where it’s particularly important to keep your data safe and secure, which is why many firms use specialist payroll software for accountants to guard employee data. There…

Factors to Consider When Choosing Payroll Software

Choosing a new software programme for your business can be an intimidating task. However, once you start paying attention to the key factors, deciding which accountancy payroll software to use becomes much more straight forward. Read on to find out what to look out for.   Cloud-based or Desktop?  …

ATT Urges HMRC to Soften Proposed MTD Payment Penalties

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has asked HMRC to soften its proposed penalties for late quarterly submissions and payments made through the Making Tax Digital (MTD) system. MTD will be rolled out beginning on the 6th of April 2018 HMRC held a consultation on proposals for sanctions under MTD.…

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