At PayStream we are committed to making a difference in our local community through a variety of methods, such as our volunteering incentive which sees PayStream staff taking time out of their working day to support local charities. Our latest volunteer was our Company Formations Lead, Sharon Lemon, who was recently lucky enough to help out at not one but two charities!
On November 30th the Chancellor advised that Government would carry out a review of the IR35 private sector reforms which are due to be rolled-out in April 2020. Today Government have confirmed that the review is taking place and defined the scope of the review.
Mary-Beth has been working at PayStream for a number of years, originally joining as a Customer Care Advisor. She’s since worked her way up to become a Customer Care Team Leader and helps with the day to day running of the Customer Care team. We wanted to find out a little more about Mary-Beth and her PayStream journey.
At PayStream we are committed to making a difference in our local community, which is why we have launched a volunteering programme which gives our team members the opportunity to get involved with local charities. This not only provides the charities with much needed help and support but it also helps to broaden our employees’ horizons and perspectives.
The public has spoken and Boris Johnson has been elected as Prime Minister. Even though the Conservative Party said they would review the IR35 reforms in the private sector, given they were the architects of the legislation we strongly believe that these changes will go ahead as planned however watch this space for further announcements.
Last month we reviewed HMRC’s Check of Employment Status for Tax tool after HMRC refused to accept NHS Digitals status determination outcomes that had been generated by their very own tool. Now with less than 20 weeks to go before the new off-payroll working in the private sector rules are due to come into effect in April 2020, HMRC have finally launched an updated CEST.
Email is one of the most important methods of communication in the business world and for contractors it is a vital way to communicate with clients and land new contracts. Whether you’re establishing a point of contact, sending over a proposal or sharing important files for a project you’re working on, your email needs to represent you in a positive and professional manner. So just how can you further improve your email etiquette?
Does anyone remember a Chancellor of the Exchequer called Philip Hammond? Seems that much has happened since he introduced the idea of an Autumn Budget and a Spring Statement to rationalise the tax raising and public spending announcements for the forthcoming fiscal years. It seemed a sensible thing to do and everyone quickly adjusted to it.