Employees

Higher fees for new workers’ pension scheme

The government’s plans to establish a workplace pension scheme for lower paid employees have been criticised after it was revealed that people who join initially will have to pay a 2 per cent contribution fee.

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Employment regulations 'jeopardising' job creation

Complex employment rules are posing a threat to the competitiveness of UK business and the ability of firms to create jobs, a new report has claimed.

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Adopt flexible working patterns to beat road congestion

Firms are being urged to introduce innovative work patterns in order to cope with congestion on the UK’s roads.

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HMRC warns on PAYE penalties

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said that it is in the process of sending out penalties to those employers who have not yet returned their 2008/09 P11D(b) annual return of Class 1A National Insurance contributions.

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Workers soon to get right to ask to train

Employers are being reminded that new rules on the training rights of employees come into force in April.

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Pension schemes see fall in deficits

The shortfall in the funds held by the UK’s final salary pension schemes has declined significantly.

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Reform regulations and business tax to help 'balance' the economy

The government has been called on to adopt a new approach in order successfully to rebuild and rebalance the UK economy.

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Recovery to be fragile and slower than expected

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revised its forecast for the UK’s economic recovery, saying that the rate of growth will be slower in 2011 than had been anticipated.

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