Workplace pensions – employers’ obligations

All employers will have to provide workers with a workplace pension scheme by law over the next few years. This is called ‘automatic enrolment’. When your business must start doing this (known as a ‘staging date’) depends on how many people you have on your payroll. Check your staging date with The Pensions Regulator. You Read more about Workplace pensions – employers’ obligations[…]

Charity’s annual return

Your charity must submit an annual return if its income is over £10,000. If your charity’s income is under £10,000, you must still keep your registered details up to date, eg income, expenditure, trustees, contact details. You need to send your annual return to a different regulator if your charity is registered in Scotland or Read more about Charity’s annual return[…]

VAT registration thresholds

The thresholds for registering for VAT or joining a VAT accounting scheme from 1 April 2015. VAT thresholds Circumstance Threshold VAT registration More than £82,000 Registration for distance selling into the UK More than £70,000 Registration for bringing goods into the UK from the EU More than £82,000 Completing simplified EC Sales List £106,500 or Read more about VAT registration thresholds[…]

National Minimum Wage rates

National Minimum Wage rates The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age to get it. Year 21 and over 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice* 2015 (current rate) £6.70 £5.30 £3.87 £3.30 2014 £6.50 £5.13 £3.79 £2.73 2013 Read more about National Minimum Wage rates[…]