200,000 receive back pay

200,000 receive back pay

In a recent press release, HMRC urged underpaid workers to complain as figures show that the number of workers getting the money they’re owed by employers has doubled after interventions by HMRC. According to latest figures, in 2017-18, HMRC investigators identified £15.6 million in pay owed to more than a record 200,000 of the UK’s … Read more

Crackdown on abuse of UK businesses

Crackdown on abuse of UK businesses

Reforms are being considered that will ensure that Scottish Limited Partnerships continue to be used as a legitimate vehicle for investment in the UK. Measures to crack down on the abuse of a specialised financial arrangement to launder foreign money through the UK was unveiled at the end of April 2018. This is part of … Read more

Employees’ holiday entitlement

Employees’ holiday entitlement

The following definitions should help to clarify employee and employer rights and responsibilities regarding entitlement to holiday pay. Almost all workers are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday per year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). An employer can include bank holidays as part of statutory annual leave. Most workers who work … Read more

What to do if you can’t pay your tax

What to do if you can’t pay your tax

HMRC will consider extended options for settling your outstanding tax bill. The key is to contact HMRC, explain why you can’t pay on time, and discuss how you can settle any outstanding liabilities. If you can’t pay before the deadline, call the Business Payment Support Service. Anyone can use this service, not just businesses. Business … Read more