It’s near month-end. Your Accountancy specialists and senior team members are managing high value, hands-on client work. Yet once again, you need to divert them to manage laborious payroll service delivery for your roster of clients.  Just a week later, there’s changes announced that impact PAYE....

Following the Government’s social care reform announcement, National Insurance contribution (NIC) rates are due to increase by 1.25 percentage points from April 2022. Employers and employees across the UK may be wondering what this means for their finances, their individual and corporate tax obligations, and...

When you launch a new business venture, the volume of business administration can be overwhelming. Payroll services are often one of the last administration tasks to be considered, yet absolutely vital to get right. With lean teams and overloaded to-do lists, it’s very easy to...

Breaking down the true costs of maintaining an internal payroll resource, a few considerations will include: competitive annual salaries for your in-house payroll team one-off payroll software implementation costs, plus annual licensing, maintenance, and training print and distribution costs for employee payslips manual administrative compliance...

There are various impactful benefits to outsourcing payroll services to a specialist bureau like Qualitas, but what can we actually take care of? Well, more tasks than you might think. PAYROLL MANAGEMENT We'll take care of the day-to-day running of your payroll, which includes the planning, processing,...

As part of the UK Government’s recent review of the job retention scheme and other support for businesses battling against the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, there are a few key changes being implemented to the scheme. Furlough Rates  The amount that can be claimed by employers will be...

Following our latest update on Changes to National Minimum Wage for the 2021/22 tax year, another update that is being implemented for the upcoming tax year is an increase to the employment allowance. The previous year’s allowance of £4,000 will continue to be the rate...

As we edge closer to the end of the current financial year – there are certain regulatory changes coming into effect for next year that could have a detrimental effect on businesses without the right level of preparation in place. One of the main factors to...

With the UK Government’s recent announcements of new lockdown measures being introduced in England, the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) has officially been extended through to the end of March 2021, meaning furlough is now once again an option for those UK businesses which have been...