Sinclair Day

March 26, 2018

Employment law changes taking effect in April 2018

The following key changes to employment law will come into force in April 2018: The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 will increase the national minimum wage (NMW) and national living wage (NLW) rates from 1 April 2018. The NLW
March 21, 2018

Finance Bill receives Royal Assent

The Finance Bill 2017-18 officially known as Finance (No.2) Bill 2017-19, received Royal Assent on 15 March 2018 following agreement by both Houses. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament to be called the Finance Act 2018. The Act contains the
March 21, 2018

Marriage allowance still time to apply

The marriage allowance is available to married couples and those in a civil partnership, where a spouse or civil partner doesn’t pay tax or doesn’t pay tax above the basic rate threshold for income tax. The lower earning partner can transfer up to
March 21, 2018

Directors beware National Living Wage complications

From 1 April 2018, the National Living Wage (NLW) will increase by 33p to £7.83. This represents an increase of 4.4%. The NLW is the minimum hourly rate that must be paid to those aged 25 or over. For the 21 to 24 year old’s, the hourly rate of the