Category Archives: Employment & Payroll

National Minimum and Living Wage increases 1 April 2021

National Minimum and Living Wage increases 1 April 2021

The new National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates came into effect on 1 April 2021. The new rate for the NLW is £8.91 which is

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Tax-free mileage expenses

Tax-free mileage expenses

If you use your own vehicle for business journeys, then you may be able to claim a tax-free allowance from your employer known as a Mileage Allowance

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New funding boost for young people

New funding boost for young people

The government has announced a new £1,000 cash bonus to encourage employers to take on new trainees. The traineeship scheme supports young people to

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Employing staff - alexander accountancy Burton on Trent

Employing domestic staff

When you employ someone to work in your home it is your responsibility to meet the employee's rights and deduct the correct amount of tax from their salary. This can include employees such as a nanny, housekeeper, gardener or carer. The rules are

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