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Covid-19: Your questions answered
For a free consultation call: 0114 251 8850 or email: email@example.com
Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked payroll questions. However, if you questions isn’t answered here, please contact our Payroll Manager, Julie Marsh on T: 0114 251 8850 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org and she will be happy to help.
Q: Why don’t Directors pay NIC at the beginning of the tax year?
A: Directors are allowed the full year’s threshold all at once.
Q: How many weeks maternity pay do I receive?
A: The full entitlement is 52 weeks of which 39 weeks are paid.
Q: How many weeks paternity pay do I receive?
A: Paternity entitlement is 2 continuous weeks to be taken within 8 weeks after the child’s date of birth.
Q: As an employer, can I recover SMP / SPP?
A: Yes, depending on your NIC liability you can recover 92%, or if you are a small employer you can recover 100% plus 3% compensation.
Q: Can I have childcare vouchers through payroll?
A: Yes, as long as your employer has a scheme in place.
Q: How do I know how many holidays I am entitled to?
A: The minimum amount of holidays your employer can pay you is 28 days which can include statutory holidays. This is pro-rata depending on the number of days you work.
Hart Shaw LLP are currently applying COVID-19 working protocols and our staff are working from home. Our switchboard will be answering calls but you can contact our partners on the following numbers:
Further contact details can be found here: https://www.hartshaw.co.uk/about-us/key-contacts
We apologise if this is inconvenient but we are doing our best to follow government working directions whilst continuing to service our clients to the best of our ability in these difficult times for all and appreciate your patience.