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Shared Parental Leave

With the new regulation coming into force from 1st December 2014, parents can now apply for Shared Parental Leave. The rules apply to couples who are expecting a baby on or after 5th April 2015. The rules also apply to children placed or matched for adoption on or after the same date. Allowing parents to […]

February 11, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

Meet the team – John Homer

How long have you worked at SGW Payroll? 7.25 years.  What do you enjoy most about your job? Offering a solution to clients and being able to supply an on-going service. What is your favourite film? 2001 The (then) ground-breaking film technology that went into the making of it and Spielberg’s Always because it’s just […]

January 28, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

Win a £50 Amazon voucher!

For each company you refer to SGW Payroll, who then becomes a customer for our payroll services, you will receive a £50 Amazon voucher. So get your friends involved, and you could be shopping up a storm at Amazon.co.uk in no time at all! Image source Please send the following details in the same email […]

January 28, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

5 benefits of outsourcing your payroll

An integral process of any business is the payroll, people come to work to get paid and if you can’t do that efficiently you’ll be causing many headaches, not just for your employees but for you as an employer also. Here are some benefits you can enjoy if you outsource your payroll: 1. You can focus […]

January 20, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Employers

Hopefully your year is off to a great start! Make sure it continues by adhering to the following New Year’s Resolutions. Find out your staging date Firstly, a staging date is when your auto enrolment responsibilities first come into play. Knowing your staging date is imperative for your business. No matter what your business size, […]

January 5, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

Christmas Office Hours

Our offices at SGW Payroll are closed from Christmas Day and will be open again in the New Year, on Monday 5th January. We hope you all have a lovely Christmas and a happy New Year!  

December 18, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Blog

Hot off the Press! Big changes to holiday pay!

Before the changes came into play, voluntary overtimes was not typically included when calculating a worker’s rate of holiday pay. The ruling has clarified that: Workers should have voluntary and compulsory overtime taken into account when they are being paid annual leave. Anybody making a claim must have had an underpayment for holiday pay that […]

November 6, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Budget

Overtime to be included in holiday pay

Employers should factor non-guaranteed overtime into holiday pay calculations, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found. However, the judgement has limited the potential for back-dated claims. The EAT’s decision to include overtime within annual leave wage calculations will lead to higher costs for many employers. “However, any claims in respect of underpaid holiday pay in […]

November 4, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Payroll

Report under s89 of the Pensions Act 2004- Dunelm Soft Furnishings Ltd miss their staging date and encounter huge consequences

The Pensions Regulator has recently issued a case study on Dunelm Soft Furnishing Ltd and their bad experience when they missed their staging date for auto enrolment. Follow the link below to find out more http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/docs/section-89-dunelm.pdf

September 22, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Budget

Are you legally compliant for Auto Enrolment? If not, ACT NOW before it’s too late…

Every small to medium sized company will legally have to enrol into a pension scheme over the next few years. With only now potentially three pension providers taking these new companies this could lead to a recipe for an administration nightmare! This is why every company should act sooner rather than later to avoid the […]

September 11, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Payroll

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