June 2017

Employers warned not to fall for exemption certificate scam

Employers are being warned not to fall for a scam involving the sale of fake certificates that suggest they do not have workplace pension duties. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is investigating at least one company offering what it describes as ‘Certificates of Auto Enrolment Exemption’ to employers. A number of employers have been persuaded to pay for the documents, with

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HMRC Agent Update – Issue 60

HMRC has published the latest issue of its Agent Update. Some of the top articles included are: PAYE Webinar – HMRC has produced a webinar to provide employers with additional advice and support about reporting payroll information on time. Is your client a Scottish Taxpayer? – If your client lived in Scotland for most of the tax year, HMRC requires

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Businesses warned to prepare with one year until data protection law change

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has told businesses there’s no time to delay in preparing for “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 and will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. Speaking in a video addressing boardrooms, Ms

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