Category Archives: Employment

Update On Part-time Furlough, Changes To The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme And The Second Self-employed Income Support Scheme. On the 28th of May, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced plans to end the eight-month coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) and self-employed income support scheme (SEISS) by gradually withdrawing taxpayers’ contributions from August. Whilst outlining his plans Mr Sunak said that he intends to reduce contributions to the furlough scheme as it “cannot continue indefinitely”. This means that in the final phase of the eight-month scheme employers will be asked to “contribute, alongside the taxpayer, towards the wages of their staff”. CJRS […]

Minimum wage has risen again

The Government has accepted recommendations from The Low Pay Commission (LPC) to increase minimum wage for under 25 year olds and apprentices from 1st October 2016.

The National Minimum Wage Increase

April 1st is fast approaching and there are certain tasks which you can be doing to ensure you are prepared in time for the National Minimum Wage Increase

An Overview of Business Travel For Employees

Let us give you an overview of what counts as ‘business travel’ for your employees. And what qualifies for tax relief when your employees are using public transport or vehicles which do not belong to them.

An Employer’s View on Auto Enrolment

Here at K A Farr & Co we are delighted that Steve Speed an Independent Financial Adviser & Employee Benefit Consultant from People and Business Independent Financial Advisers is going to be advising and helping us with our auto enrolment pension scheme.