What are the maximum weekly working hours?

What are the maximum weekly working hours?

There are working time limits that state the legal maximum weekly working hours that a person has to work. They should not exceed 48 hours a week on average. The maximum hours for under 18’s is fixed at no more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week....
New edition of the employer bulletin

New edition of the employer bulletin

HMRC has released the latest issue of the 'Employer Bulletin' publication which includes summaries of recent changes and updates that have been announced which are relevant to employers and agents. The topics covered in the latest edition include the...
Adding new employees to payroll

Adding new employees to payroll

Employers that take on a new employee need to work out which tax code and starter declaration to use in their payroll software. Incorrect tax codes can lead to the new employee paying more tax than is due. The necessary information can be collected from the...
Tax relief for working from home

Tax relief for working from home

If your employer has requested that you work from home you can claim tax relief for some of the bills you pay that are related to your work. These tax reliefs have always been available, but as many of us are now being instructed to work from home, a claim for...
IR35 rules change delayed

IR35 rules change delayed

The Chief Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Barclay, made an unexpected announcement to parliament on the night of 17 March 2020. The announcement confirmed that the government are postponing the roll-out of IR35 measures to the private sector that would have...