Employees

Queen’s Speech promises employment changes

An extension of the right of employees to request flexible working and a faster than planned raising of the state retirement age both formed part of the new coalition government’s first Queen’s Speech.

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HMRC announces new advisory fuel rates

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a new list of advisory fuel rates for company car journeys.

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Pay rises remain under pressure

Firms are beginning to hire again as they recover from the recession, but above-inflation pay rises are still a rarity, a new survey has revealed.

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Employers 'unconvinced' on value of new regulations

Firms have offered a mixed picture on the value to their businesses of a range of employment regulations.

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Red tape needs 'cutting'

The coalition government has been urged to reduce the administrative burden placed on businesses by the need to comply with various regulations.

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New 'anxieties' over plans to raise CGT

Unease over government plans to raise the rate of capital gains tax for non-business assets seems to be growing.

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Reminder on PAYE payments

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued employers with a reminder that they must get their PAYE payments in on time or face a penalty.

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New national insurance contribution policy wins approval

The new government’s decision to drop the planned 1 per cent increase in national insurance contributions for large numbers of staff has been applauded by a leading business group.

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