Rates & Allowances

Rates & Allowances Tax The standard Personal Allowance is £12,570 which is the amount of income you don’t have to pay any tax on. That’s £242 per week.   National Insurance  You pay National Insurance contributions to qualify for the State Pension. You pay National Insurance if you’re 16 or over and either: an employee…

SSP – Statutory Sick Pay

SSP Abbreviations SSP    Statutory Sick Pay LEL    Lower Earnings Limit WDs  Waiting Days PIW   Period of Incapacity for work QDs   Qualifying Days NICs  National Insurance Contributions Lower Earnings Limit This is the minimum level of earnings that employees need to qualify for benefits, it is also the level that employee’s average weekly earnings must reach…

Employment Allowance

Employment Allowance for Employers of Care and Support Workers What is the change to the Employment Allowance? From 6 April 2015, employers of care and support workers can claim the Employment Allowance. This means they can reduce their Employer NICs bill by up to £4000 a year, depending on how much Employer NICs they pay.…

JMA competition winner

Thank you to all our customers who provided feedback on our recent survey. The comments have been fantastic and can be found at the bottom of our home page. The winner of our prize draw was one of our lovely customers Richard Palmer who chose to take his £50 voucher to buy some plants to…