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Sickness costing waste and recycling industry £70m annually

28 July 2014

A new report by the Health and Safety Executive reveals the cost of illness-related sick days costs the waste and recycling industry £70 million every year.

Sickness costing waste and recycling industry £70m annually

TPR investigates 785 AE non-compliance cases

24 July 2014

Over the past 12 months, 785 cases of auto-enrolment non-compliance have been referred for investigation by The Pensions Regulator as the national rollout takes place.

TPR investigates 785 AE non-compliance cases

8.5m could be new pension savers by 2030, thanks to AE

18 July 2014

Providing the opt-out rate remains around nine to ten per cent, 8.5 million people could be saving into a pension by 2030, thanks to auto-enrolment.

8.5m could be new pension savers by 2030, thanks to AE

NHS executives face HMRC tax inquiry

17 July 2014

As many as 86 NHS executives are to be the subject of an inquiry by HM Revenue & Customs over how much tax and national insurance they have paid.

NHS executives face HMRC tax inquiry

Firms 'could be put out of business' by tribunals on holiday pay

10 July 2014

The CBI has expressed concern holiday pay tribunal cases could lead to businesses paying out millions of pounds, representing a threat to their existence.

Firms "could be put out of business" by tribunals on holiday pay

Could the Tories merge tax and NI?

07 July 2014

George Osborne is contemplating whether or not to merge tax and National Insurance contributions, according to newspaper reports.

Could the Tories merge tax and NI?

1 in 3 workers admit they've 'pulled a sickie'

03 July 2014

As a large number of staff admit they have pulled a sickie, PricewaterhouseCoopers has suggested flexible working could be one way to boost employee engagement and reduce this number.

1 in 3 workers admit they"ve "pulled a sickie"

Steve Webb criticises Labour's AE proposal

26 June 2014

Steve Webb has rubbished the Labour party's proposal to include low-paid workers into auto-enrolment, as such individuals would be paying less than 9p a week into their pension pot.

Steve Webb criticises Labour"s AE proposal

HMRC June roundup

25 June 2014


HMRC June roundup

HMRC tax blunder affects millions of workers

23 June 2014

As many as 5.5 million workers have paid the incorrect amount of tax to HM Revenue & Customs.

HMRC tax blunder affects millions of workers

2 in 5 would appreciate flexible working

20 June 2014

A new survey has revealed 8.7 million Brits would like the option to work flexibly in one way or another.

2 in 5 would appreciate flexible working

Labour to increase paternity leave length and pay?

18 June 2014

The Labour Party is considering raising both the length and pay of paternity leave in a bid to encourage fathers to spend more time at home after the birth of their child.

Labour to increase paternity leave length and pay?

Mixed picture of absenteeism in the workplace

16 June 2014

While short-term absenteeism has fallen, the statistics for those on extended leave for stress or mental health reasons has risen, according to a new survey.

Mixed picture of absenteeism in the workplace

65% unaware what shared parental leave entails

12 June 2014

The majority of those polled by Good Care Guide have been found to be unaware what the forthcoming shared parental leave legislation will mean.

65% unaware what shared parental leave entails

HMRC names employers failing to pay minimum wage

09 June 2014

As many as 25 employers have been named and shamed by the government for not paying members of staff the minimum wage.

HMRC names employers failing to pay minimum wage

Businesses 'must offer appropriate benefits'

04 June 2014

Companies keen to retain and attract staff should offer a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Companies could be well served by focusing on employee benefits

NI public sector workers thwarted by payroll problems

30 May 2014

A number of health service workers in Northern Ireland have apparently not been paid the correct amount for May, as a result of payroll problems, according to BBC News.

NI public sector workers thwarted by payroll problems

TPR to double its spend on auto-enrolment

27 May 2014

The Pensions Regulator has announced its intention to spend nearly twice as much on auto-enrolment.

TPR to double its spend on auto-enrolment