Employee Benefits Articles

Late night taxi for an employee

Employers don’t have a specific requirement to provide employees with transport home. However, they do have a duty of care to their employees, which means they should take all reasonably possible steps to ensure their health, safety, and wellbeing. This duty of care could include ensuring that an employee gets home safely during unsocial working hours. In these situations, employers often pay...

Tax and employee share schemes

There are a number of government approved share schemes which offer various incentives to employees. The rules of the schemes vary but they are all designed to help incentivise employees by giving them the opportunity to invest in their employer's business. This in turn helps businesses retain and recruit key staff by offering tax efficient benefits. They can be tax advantaged or non-tax...

Employee suggestion schemes

Maximizing Business Potential Through Employee Engagement An employee suggestion scheme offers numerous benefits, rewarding employees for ideas that enhance business operations. These suggestions can lead to substantial cost savings and the development of innovative business concepts. Additionally, employees enjoy tax-free benefits for their contributions, fostering a culture of continuous...

Company filing obligations

It is important that anyone responsible for the accounts and tax filing regime for private limited companies is aware of...

Inheritance and tax

As a general rule, an individual who inherits property, money or shares is not liable to pay tax on the...

Labour win landslide election result

As had been widely predicted, the results at the polls have seen the Labour Party back in power after 14...

Exit plans

Exit can be seen as quitting, especially if the exit discussed is your business interests. But actually, business exit planning...

New government

Our new government, and in particular, Rachel Reeves, the new Chancellor, will be responsible for raising the funds that our...

Statutory redundancy pay

If you have been in the same job for two years or more and are made redundant you will usually...

Claim full expensing or 50% FYA

Full expensing offers a 100% first-year capital allowance for qualifying plant and machinery assets, reducing taxes for companies subject to...

Late night taxi for an employee

Employers have a duty of care to ensure employee wellbeing, which can include providing transport home during unsocial hours. While...

Income Tax in Scotland

The Scottish rate of income tax applies to non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers, defined by their close connection...
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