Category Archives: Payroll

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 […]

What data does my payroll team need?

Why does my payroll team need so much data

To celebrate National Payroll Week, Robson Laidler’s Payroll team are running a series of blog posts to help people understand more about the professional and what’s involved from an employers and employee’s perspective. It can’t be that complicated, can it?   Just give me your sort code and account number, […]

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 […]

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

minimum wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) will increase in April 2021. The increase applies to pay reference periods beginning on or after 1 April 2021. As an employer you will need to ensure you are paying your staff correctly from 1 April 2021 as HMRC has […]

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 […]

Employers reminded about the change in rules to PAYE information

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler is reminding businesses that they will no longer be automatically penalised for failing to file PAYE information under new changes to the legislation. Under the new rules HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said that they will not impose PAYE filing penalties for short delays […]

How to claim your Employment Allowance

  In a recent survey, nearly 1 out of 3 businesses said that they were completely unaware of the new Employment Allowance, which came into effect this week. The Employment Allowance will allow eligible businesses to reduce their National Insurance bill by up to £2000. However the Allowance is not […]

Tax expert on HMRC Tax Avoidance Panel resigns after BBC scoop

  An interesting article on the BBC website this morning. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24089463 David Heaton is a well-respected professional known for his expertise, particularly in the area of PAYE and employment taxes. He appears to have been filmed by the Panorama cameras advising on tax planning involving maternity pay. Yet another example […]