Tags: Payroll

PQP re-accreditation success for Cascade

Cascade HR has been awarded prestigious Payroll Quality Partnership (PQP) re-accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) – a reflection of the company’s ongoing dedication to payroll best practice. The software specialists have achieved PQP status for another two years, having satisfied a number of stringent CIPP criteria. A body of evidence submitted…

EARNIE help customers to get the most out of their payroll

Berkshire, UK, 10 January 2013 – EARNIE, part of the IRIS Software Group, is offering its customers the opportunity to keep up with all the latest developments and news from EARNIE and industry guest speakers. Free to attend, every delegate will benefit from the latest hints and tips, product updates, potential CPD points and a…

Companies applaud HMRC’s ‘positive step’ for share schemes

Ifs ProShare has welcomed HMRC’s changes to tax advantaged employee share schemes, calling them a ‘positive step’ and ‘strong start to reinvigorating’ the benefit. As WSB reported on Thursday, certain rules governing employee share schemes will be changed in line with the government’s objective to simplify the tax system. The government also revealed that company…

IRIS Software Group offers Sage’s TAS payroll customers free RTI migration programme

Market leading Accountancy and Payroll solutions provider IRIS Software Group, has announced that it is offering its full range of payroll products to Sage TAS customers, free of any initial costs, to ensure they become RTI (real-time information) compliant. HMRC has re-confirmed the timetable for RTI with 1.4 million SMEs and most employers legally required…

NorthgateArinso Adds Leading Industry Figure To Global Payroll Team

NorthgateArinso (NGA), a leading provider of award-winning HR solutions, is delighted to announce that Jason Davenport has been appointed Global Payroll Process Owner of Service Delivery. His appointment precedes his recent election to the CIPP Board of Trustees, and cements his position as a leading figure within the industry. At NGA, Jason will be responsible…

Public sector tax avoidance is ”shocking”

Over 2,000 central government employees are currently benefiting from off-payroll arrangements – and this only includes civil servants so tax avoidance in the public sector must go much wider, the Public Accounts Committee has said. Looking at the use of personal service companies in the public sector, the committee was “shocked” after taking evidence from…

MPs criticise ‘off payroll’ tax arrangements

The Public Accounts Committee has stated that too many public sector workers are making their own arrangements to pay tax and national insurance, which allows them to contribute less. An initial Treasury Review followed on from the emergence of details of how the former Chief executive of the Student Loans Company, Ed Lester, was being…

Treasury to launch consultation on payroll giving

The government plans to conduct a full public consultation into payroll giving later this year, once the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme is up and running. HM Treasury wrote to all payroll giving agencies last week announcing that the consultation would launch before the end of the year to explore how payroll giving might be…

National pay deal ”harms public sector”

Rebalancing the pay and pensions of public sector workers so that they are in line with that of equivalent workers in the private sector would save £6.3bn a year in public spending, according to a report from the Policy Exchange think tank. This money would be better spent on tackling local unemployment and could create…

Most businesses now planning for Real Time Information reporting but is it all thought and too little action? asks KPMG

86 percent of respondents say they are now planning for RTI, according to KPMG survey But despite this, relatively few have completed the first stages of preparing for RTI 86 percent of businesses have started to plan for implementing Real Time Information (RTI) reporting of payroll data to HMRC when it becomes mandatory in April…

The Co-operative Group speeds up payroll processes with Ricoh

UK’s fifth biggest food retailer produces 110,000 payslips with Ricoh’s IT solution. The Co-operative Group, one UK’s largest retailers, has transformed its payroll processes with Ricoh’s IT services. The company is UK’s fifth biggest food retailer, operating over 5,000 retail trading outlets and employs more than 98,000 staff. Within a four weekly cycle, The Co-operative’s…

iTrent introduces a more collaborative approach to  HR and Payroll at Henry Boot

Henry Boot Plc, one of the leading property and construction organisations in the UK, has chosen iTrent, the integrated workforce and talent management solution from MidlandHR, to meet all of its future HR and payroll requirements.   The company has implemented a broad range of iTrent modules, including core HR and Payroll, People Development and…

MidlandHR’s iTrent cements modern HR and payroll development  at Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries has chosen MidlandHR’s iTrent as its single platform for talent management, workforce planning, HR and payroll. Tricia Judkins, iTrent development and process improvement manager at Aggregate comments: “The additional functionality offered by iTrent will facilitate our progressive development plans, particularly through process and cost efficiencies, whilst reducing reliance on a central, core resource.…

iTrent to drive efficiency gains at Wandsworth Council

Wandsworth Council is replacing its separate Human Resources and Payroll IT systems with iTrent, the single, integrated solution for HR, payroll, talent management and workforce planning. The integrated solution will bring significant efficiency gains.   As part of a five year contract secured via the public sector Buying Solutions Framework, MidlandHR’s iTrent has been chosen…

RTI planning is dangerously late, says KPMG

Employers are leaving the planning for Real-Time Information (RTI) “dangerously late”, according to KPMG. Research by the firm has highlighted that two-thirds of companies have not started to prepare for the implementation of RTI, while 18 per cent said that they were not aware of upcoming deadlines in relation to it. HMRC wants organisations to…