Member Since: 17th Oct 2013
27th Apr 2020
I have various clients who took on employees on 2nd or 9th March but as the employees are all paid monthly, they were not put onto the payroll until the end of March and then RTI submitted on say 31st March. But the RTI submission states the date the employees started (ie 2/3/20), I can not put these employees onto the CJRS as they were not notified on an RTI until after 19/3/20. Is this really correct in light of Rishi Sunak's change of heart to allow new employees employed by 19/3/20 to be able to be included within the CJRS?? Or am I missing something?
19th Jan 2016
Non Standard Clients
I treat my clients as the individuals they are, each one is unique and therefore my prices reflect that, and I believe my clients appreciate that too. They are not standard businesses to be able to quote a standard fee.
9th Apr 2014
I know of quite a few “individuals” who work / have worked for the Government bodies – commonly within the MOD – via limited companies. These are individuals that have previously been employed by the government department and have, due to various cut backs, been made redundant, and have then been offered their old (or very similar) job back, so long as they are “Self Employed”. In many cases the “Employer” has insisted that they can only deal with a limited company and not an individual, although I am not clear on the reason why, and therefore the Individual sets up a company and goes back to his/her old job, generally charging at least 150% more than they previously received as a salary.
But the good news is that the relevant department has cut its employment costs, it just doesn’t mention that they now pay considerably more in sub contract and agency costs!
I understand that this practice is not limited to the MOD, but also includes local governments as well as other large organisations.
It is difficult for HMRC to change the rules when the people making them are quite possibly part of the problem themselves.