HOW TO CLAIM FOR FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES

To claim, you will need: your ePAYE reference number the number of employees being furloughed the claim period (start and end date) amount claimed (per the minimum length of furloughing of 3 weeks) your bank account number and sort code your contact name your phone number You will need to calculate the amount you are Read more about HOW TO CLAIM FOR FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES[…]

IR35 and off payroll working…Now postponed for a year!

“Arghhh! IR35!!”   I hear finance and HR people shouting in frustration! I remember when the first IR35 rules came in in 2000.  I feel old…. (or should I say experienced?) The Government are closing the loophole that contractors have been exploiting for better tax arrangements for years.  It also brings into the light the matter Read more about IR35 and off payroll working…Now postponed for a year![…]

What is happening on 6th April 2020? What you need to know….

This is the date that new employment leglisation and statutory rates change. Here is our summary and a brief note on what you may have to do next… Section 1 Statements Firstly, what are they?  This is basically the information you need under law to give a new employee in writing.  It is usually contained Read more about What is happening on 6th April 2020? What you need to know….[…]

Landed Estates

Every Estate knows that change is required to continue and develop the rural business and ensure a long-term legacy of care for the land and the communities who live there. Brexit thrown into the mix, with the UK’s new Agriculture Bill means Landed Estates have until 2028 to make their businesses more resilient as direct Read more about Landed Estates[…]

Brexit – when the worst comes to the worst: Reducing employee costs

I am not going to “pussyfoot” around this topic – just give the advice I would give a client in real trouble.  This is not going to be soft and fluffy. As we head to 31st October there are going to be impacts to SME’s, which have been under-prepared.  This means usually means a huge Read more about Brexit – when the worst comes to the worst: Reducing employee costs[…]

Important Employment Law Changes in 2019

Now that we’re nicely settled into 2019, it is time to bring you an update to changes to employment laws coming into effect in the early part of this year. As an employer, it is important that you remain up to date in order to ensure that your business is compliant. First up… National Minimum Read more about Important Employment Law Changes in 2019[…]

This is REALLY important about Legal Privilege!

When could you have to disclose your emails from and to your employment solicitor in Court? This is an important piece of information for Business Owners, decision makers and HR Professionals This effects legal advice privilege In 2018 the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that emails from a solicitor containing advice to an employer on how Read more about This is REALLY important about Legal Privilege![…]

Managing a return to work following long-term absence

There are a number of reasons employees may be away from the workplace for long periods of time, such as:- Maternity leave Parental leave Long-term illness Here is some advice on how to manage an employee’s return to work following such periods of absence. Maternity Leave As an employer you should have written to an Read more about Managing a return to work following long-term absence[…]

Brexit – update (ish)

Ruth and Sairish from the BSHR team attended the Brexit seminar at Blacks Solicitor’s this morning  and it was very useful. Here is the salient details from Ruth, obviously just a precis of the information, not legal advice as we are not solicitors. Blacks explained what is the Employer’s responsibility and what is the responsibility of Read more about Brexit – update (ish)[…]

Bogle says….

Here is the article for the Yorkshire Business Insider, October 2018, on choosing the right HR audit for your business, Suzie Bogle, Managing Director of Breathing Space HR is quoted extensively.  We hope you find the information useful! Yes, Suzie is aware she didn’t get her photo in on time for the publication……