Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave for parents

Parents in the UK who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ paid statutory leave to grieve. Under the new entitlement, working parents who lose a child under the age of 18 will get two weeks’ statutory leave. Where they meet the...

New Advisory Fuel Rates for company cars released by HMRC

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect from 1 March 2020. The guidance states: ‘You can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply’. The rates only apply to employees using a company car....

Tips at work and how are they taxed?

From time to time, HMRC turns the compliance headlight on a particular business sector. This year, they are scrutinising restaurants and takeaways. In particular, staff tips at work are currently one high-risk area. There are various ways in which tips at work can be...