Tag Archives: Payroll

Are you asking yourself “Is my company pension safe?”

  Employers pay a great deal into pensions, whether to fund defined benefits or to help staff build a pension pot. They pay a relatively small amount to explain how pensions work and most of the awkward questions people have … Continue reading

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The State Pension made simple – CIPP public sector update

  I really enjoyed my lunchtime presentation to over 400 members of the CIPP. Thanks to you for letting me share my thoughts on the State Pension and thanks to Shaun Tetley for chairing the session. I keep saying this, … Continue reading

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Payroll presses DWP on plans for “Pension QEB Zero”

  When the OECD promoted Britain’s pension framework off the bottom rung of the developed world league table it was because they saw auto-enrolment as part of the state’s pension apparatus. Put anothe way, they recognise that the  DWP and … Continue reading

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The small pots working group find a progressive way to grasp the nettle

  Almost as important as its findings, the constitution and delivery of the small schemes working group is an exciting foretaste of a new way of working for the DWP and its pension policy unit.  The 86 page report that … Continue reading

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Payroll + Pensions = Value for money! Register here for the event of next week

  REGISTER HERE This is going to be by far and away the best webinar you could watch next week REGISTER HERE Hosted with our thanks by the CIPP   For a sneak peak of payroll’s best kept secret – … Continue reading

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I love payroll and payroll loves me, don’t mind liaising with HMRC


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If payroll can integrate to our pensions, why can’t we?

Cast your mind back to the back end of 2012 when the big retailers and banks were staging auto-enrollment. The big employers were spending hundreds of thousands of pounds re-coding their payroll software or were ransoming themselves to “middle ware” … Continue reading

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A CIPP initiative on workplace pensions

The times call for a fresh and innovative approach to help staff facing an uncertain future. The prospect of reduced work prospects faces many of us, especially furloughed staff.  This article looks at an initiative taken by the CIPP to … Continue reading

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Wishing the Payroll Bureau Association well!

In March 2020, a group of 14 UK payroll bureau managers came together with two things in common; a passion for their sector and a desire to change the support structure in which they operated. After many phone calls, virtual … Continue reading

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“If we should live that long…”

I write a column for the CIPP magazine and there’s generally a six week cycle between submission and publication. I submitted this article in March and it got published last week. When I wrote it, I wondered how I’d be … Continue reading

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