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How long do you need to keep payroll records?

30th November 2022
You are having an office clear out and are keen to get rid of the company’s old payroll records. Is it true that you only need to keep three years’ worth?  Head of Payroll Joanne Gibson provides the answer below. The PAYE Regulations require employers to keep their “PAYE records” for a period of not...

Winding down of Furlough scheme

1st July 2021
From 1st July 2021, employers must now pay part of employees’ furlough wages as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) starts to wind down. What do you need to know? Head of Payroll Joanne Gibson advises. For claim periods ending on or before 30 June 2021 you could claim (from the CJRS) 80% of an...

Furlough scheme extended to 2021

27th November 2020
As you will be aware the UK wide Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until 31 March 2021. But what are the key details for employers to know? The extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) offers a more generous level of support than the last few months, with the government paying 80% of an...

Extension of the Furlough Scheme

6th November 2020
Over the last few days, there has been a lot of talk in the media regarding what the second lockdown in England would mean for the Job Support Scheme (JSS) – which was due to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) on 1 November. However, on the 5 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi...