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Additional State Pension

Additional State Pension 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019

Overview The Additional State Pension is an extra amount of money you could get with your basic State Pension. It’s based on your National Insurance contributions. How much you get depends on your earnings and whether you’ve claimed certain benefits. There ... Read More »

Deferring Your State Pension

Deferring Your State Pension 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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What you may get If you defer your State Pension you may get extra money. You could get this as either extra State Pension or a lump sum payment. Extra State Pension If you put off claiming your State Pension for at least 5 weeks you may earn extra State Pension. Your State Pension will ... Read More »

Combined Pension Statements For Employers

Combined Pension Statements For Employers 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview The Combined Pension Statement (CPS), previously called the Combined Pension Forecast (CPF), is a voluntary service that lets you combine pension information for your employees in a single statement. This includes details of their State Pension and workplace or personal pension. The information in the statement may help employees plan their retirement, eg by encouraging ... Read More »

The Basic State Pension

The Basic State Pension 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview The basic State Pension is a regular payment from the government that you can get when you reach State Pension age. To get it you must have paid or been credited with National Insurance contributions. The most you can currently get is £107.45 per week. The basic State Pension increases every year by whichever is ... Read More »

Tax And Employee Share Schemes

Tax And Employee Share Schemes 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview If your employer offers you company shares as part of a government approved share scheme you get tax advantages, like not paying Income Tax or National Insurance on their value. Approved schemes are: Share Incentive Plans Save As You Earn Schemes Company Share Option Plans Enterprise Management Incentive Schemes Employee share schemes that aren’t ... Read More »

Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing 2.00/5 (40.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview Whistleblowing is when a worker reports suspected wrongdoing at work. Officially this is called ‘making a disclosure in the public interest’. A worker can report things that aren’t right, are illegal or if anyone at work is neglecting their duties, including: Someone’s health and safety is in danger Damage to the environment A criminal ... Read More »

National Insurance Contributions (NICs) For Your Employees

National Insurance Contributions (NICs) For Your Employees 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview For all employees earning more than £149 a week you have to deduct Class 1 National Insurance contributions (NICs) from their pay. You also pay a direct contribution on an employee’s earnings above £148 a week. The exact amounts depend on: How much an employee earns Their National Insurance category (this depends on their ... Read More »

Lay-Offs And Short-Time Working

Lay-Offs And Short-Time Working 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Overview Your employer can ask you to stay at home or take unpaid leave if there’s not enough work for you: A lay-off is if you’re off work for at least 1 working day Short-time working is when your hours are cut How long you can be laid-off There’s no limit for how long you ... Read More »