Your Declaration of Compliance

SGW can now complete your company’s Declaration of Compliance as part of our full-service Auto Enrolment package. According to The Pensions Regulator, 1,139 notices were issued in the last three months of 2014, and a significant number of those notices were to employers who missed their Declaration of Compliance deadline. Even though each business has a […]

April 7, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

National Minimum Wage Increase – Biggest Since 2008

The government has confirmed a rise in the National Minimum Wage from £6.50 to £6.70, as of October 2015. The rise, which is a difference of 3% is the largest increase in the wage since 2008. According to, the increase is set to benefit a massive 1.4 million of Britain’s lowest-paid workers. Read more […]

March 18, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

Are you worried you won’t be able to retire?

According to, a new report published by the CIPD has revealed that the average pension contribution by the employee into a workplace pension scheme is 5%. Although, the majority of employees say they think they should be saving 9% and a massive 43% of employees think they should contribute more than 10% of their […]

March 4, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

7 Auto Enrolment Facts

It’s important that you thoroughly understand what Auto Enrolment means for your business. If your staging date passes you by, you can incur a hefty fine.  If you are unsure when your staging date is find out here. Fact one Up to 40% of businesses have incorrectly estimated their staging dates (The Pensions Regulator) Fact […]

February 18, 2015 By SGW Payroll | Blog

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 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

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