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NI Credits for Child Caring Grandparents
Approximately half of Britain’s over 7 million working-age grandparents have a grandchild under the age of 16 and many of these are working-age grandmothers and fathers who could qualify for Class 3 National Insurance credits for looking after children aged under 12 – which can be used to top up their income in retirement. Although […]
New Minimum Wage & National Living Wage
From April 2017 the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage will increase as shown below. In future they will change at the same time every April. Year 25 and over 21 to 24 8 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice October 2016 £7.20 £6.95 £5.55 £4.00 £3.40 (current rates) April 2017 £7.50 £7.05 £5.60 […]
Employed or Self-employed?
Are your workers Employed or Self-employed? With all the controversy over this issue at the moment with various cases ongoing with Uber etc. I thought this would be a good time for employers to check how they are operating. Your workers employment status is a question of fact and not one of choice. Their status […]