Posts filed under: In The News

LGBT Diversity in the Workplace

Why LGBT Diversity in the Workplace is a Good Thing LGBT diversity in the workplace means both the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the workforce, as well as openness. It is important because it can lead... Read More

Mental Health Awareness

Mental health is just as important as physical health, and it’s something that we should all be talking about. That’s why we’re so glad that Mental Health Awareness Week is here. This week is a chance for us to raise... Read More

Budget 2021 & April Changes

The Budget is finally upon us and we all wait with bated breath to see what the chancellor has in store for us. We know that with the ongoing pandemic and the financial protection measures in place, the UK economy... Read More

2020 – A Year In Review

2020 for many has been a year of uncertainties, and a year of frustration. With the outbreak of Covid 19 causing both fear and frustration, the knock-on effect that it has had has been much more far reaching than anticipated. From... Read More

Furlough Scheme Extended

On 5 November 2020, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will now run until 31 March 2021. He has also stated that further guidance will be given on the 10th November 2020. Payments Pro will support its... Read More

The Fallout From Contractor Loan Schemes

Like nuclear fallout, the contractor loan schemes that were offered in the past still continue to have an affect on those that used them. We have posted about these loan schemes in the past warning contractors about the use of... Read More

Off-Payroll Reforms: UPDATE

As stated yesterday there has been some confusion, and to a certain extent, worry regarding the proposed changes to IR35 that will be implemented next April. The section and change in question raised the possibility of an agency being defined... Read More

Off-Payroll Reforms & Umbrella Payroll

Recently it has come to light that part of the IR35 reform that is due to come into play next April will cause problems for both umbrella payroll services and agencies. The legislation as it currently stands has caused some... Read More

Amendment 20 & IR35

The IR35 reform that was postponed  until April 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation is still on track despite continued lobbying from those that oppose it. Since the announcement that IR35 was going to be rolled out to the... Read More

The Future of Furloughing

As the smallest entity across industry supply chains, contractors have been among the hardest hit by the Covid 19 lockdown.  For many contractors, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been an essential and valuable necessity when many of their... Read More