Scott & Wilkinson Blog | Archive 2014 06

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Employers warned over holiday pay

Date: 15/06/14

Employers are warned to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly after a number of recent legal challenges. According to the Working Time Regulations (1998) (WTR 1998), all workers are entitled to 5. 6 weeks' statutory annual leave. Workers... Read More

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New flexible working scheme to come into force

Date: 05/06/14

Employers are reminded that from 30 June all employees will have the right to request flexible working. Currently, flexible working is only available for employees with caring responsibility for children 16 or under or adults which are relatives or... Read More

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Potential changes to elections for PPR Relief

Date: 01/06/14

Owners of second homes are warned about potential changes to elections in regard to Principal Private Residence Relief (PPRR). PPRR is a special Capital Gains Tax (CGT) relief that is available on the sale of a person's home. PPRR is particularly... Read More

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Tax credit scam emails on the rise

Date: 23/06/14

Tax credit claimants are warned about scam or phishing emails promising money back that are being sent out by fraudsters ahead of the 31 July renewal deadline. According to HMRC, May 2014 has already seen a 131% increase in phishing emails, compared... Read More

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High earners warned of HMRC self assessment checks

Date: 10/06/14

High earning individuals are warned that HM Revenue and Customs is sending out letters asking taxpayers to double-check whether they have put down the correct information on their self-assessment return. HMRC has recently begun a process of sending... Read More

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