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Payroll and HR: The Essential Update

Updated Half-day course

£229 +VAT per person

£229 +VAT
per person

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Payroll and HR: The Essential Update

Half-day course

Course prices:

Classroom: £229 +VAT per person

Course overview

In the ever changing world of payroll and HR, keeping up to date with the latest legislation can be a real challenge. This half-day update will help you do just that... ensuring that your understanding and application of payroll and HR legislation is fully up-to-date.

Our expert presenter, Kate Upcraft, will guide you through all the recent legislative changes to payroll and HR. Crucially, she will also look at changes coming up in the near future to ensure you are well prepared for any future developments. Attending this important update course will give you and your colleagues the confidence to know that you are completely up-to-date with the rules and can ensure your organisation is running a compliant payroll operation. 

What will be covered?

This payroll and HR update course will cover the following areas:

  • Off payroll working: from April 2017, public sector employers have had to put new payees on the payroll: ‘deemed workers’, who are they and how will this work? Could you handle this if it was rolled out to the private sector in 2018?
  • Tax and NI rates, thresholds and allowances for 2017/18 with particular focus on the extra tax powers for Scotland
  • The new payroll tax: ‘the apprenticeship levy’ payable from April 2017, what have we learned so far?
  • Student loans and court orders: a reminder of recent changes
  • Statutory payments: future developments including a review of SSP and grandparents' leave
  • Benefits and expenses: how to payroll benefits in kind, changes to childcare support and P11D changes for July 2018
  • Optional remuneration arrangements (the new name for salary sacrifice): the impact of the significant changes to the way benefits in kind are taxed from April 2017
  • Pensions: an update of recent developments in state and workplace pension provision
  • HMRC compliance: RTI changes and making tax digital for employees from July 2017
  • Future initiatives: changes to termination payments and complying with Gender Pay Gap Reporting by April 2018

Who should attend?

The course is crucial for people with any Payroll and HR responsibility within their company. Whether you run your payroll in-house or outsource it to an agent – you will benefit a great deal from attending this course.

If you outsource your payroll, this course will help you ensure that you are getting good value for money from your agent and also make you aware of any changes that still need to be implemented by employers rather than their agents.

It is also perfect for the payroll agents themselves, who are looking to ensure that the payroll service they are providing for their clients is fully compliant.

The course assumes some prior understanding of payroll or HR. If you do not have this, you may wish to consider our full-day course The Essentials of UK Payroll Processing before attending this course.

Extra benefits

  • A course pack containing the information presented on the day
  • A certificate of attendance

Course presenters

  • Kate Upcraft

    Kate is a renowned conference speaker and writer on legislative issues, including tax and National Insurance, benefits and the whole range of employer compliance responsibilities. She undertakes consultancy work with employers, assisting them with topics such as payroll health checks, RTI and auto-enrolment, systems selection and departmental re-engineering.

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