Category Archives: Pay

Eight Fun Facts About Payroll

Payroll

  To wrap up a blog series to celebrate National Payroll Week we have complied eight fun historic facts for people interested in a career in the profession or for business owners who are generally interested in knowing more about outsourcing your payroll.   1. The word payroll came into […]

‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’ (CJRS) Coming to an End

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which has supported many employers since March 2020, will come to an end on 30 September 2021.   Considerations to prepare for the CJRS end   CJRS claims for September must be submitted to HM Revenue & Customs by 14 October 2021 and any […]

Financial planning for newly qualified dentists

dentist financial planning

Hurrah, after 5 long years you are now ready to go out and earn some money!  What should newly qualified dentists be thinking about? How you are paid Ultimately the contract with the dental practice will determine your status for tax but if you are self-employed, it is up to […]

Investment: Investing, Speculating or Gambling?

investment gambling

Everyday it seems I’m getting queries from clients asking whether they can buy individual shares through the investment accounts that we manage.   These queries are likely to be generated as a result of the sizeable gains seen in some stock prices since last March after the pandemic effects took […]

NHS Pensions – handy hints to plan your exit

NHS Pension

There are loads of articles in the press right now about doctors leaving the NHS.  You may be wishing it was you? For most of the doctors I meet, their NHS Pension will underpin their retirement planning.  So, it’s probably a good idea to get clued up/take some advice if […]

How will the pension reforms affect you?

New pension freedoms for over 55s that were introduced at the start of the month represent the biggest shake-up to pensions in a generation. Although the reforms will change the way we save and spend before and during retirement, Newcastle based firm Robson Laidler is warning people not to be […]

Be Prepared for Changes to Prompt Payment Discounts

Newcastle-based accountancy firm Robson Laidler is reminding business owners that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced the rules surrounding VAT declaration on prompt payment discounts (PPDs) are changing from 1 April 2015. PPDs offer a reduction to the price of goods and services between a supplier and customer if […]

Employers to reveal gender pay gap

Martin Wardle, at Newcastle-based accountancy firm Robson Laidler is reminding companies that employ more than 250 people that they will soon have to reveal differences between average pay for male and female workers under a change to a law passing through Parliament. Large firms that do not comply with the […]