Managing Pensions with Sage Business Cloud Payroll

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Sage Business Cloud Payroll is a comprehensive solution designed to handle various payroll functions, including managing pensions. Understanding the nuances of pension staging dates and how to handle director-only payrolls can streamline your payroll process and ensure compliance with legal requirements. This blog will explore the essential aspects of managing pensions in Sage Business Cloud Payroll, including how to handle … Read More

Minimum pension contributions to increase in April 2019

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Minimum pension contributions rates increase again in April Minimum contributions that are set by the government for auto-enrolment will increase again in April 2019. It will be the law. The increase will take the total minimum amount to 8% (at least 3% from you as the employer). This is assuming you’re calculating minimum pension contributions on qualifying earnings. If you … Read More

Campaign warning about pension scams

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Don’t let scammers enjoy yours or your employees’ retirement The Pensions Regulator has joined together with the Financial Conduct Authority to launch the ScamSmart campaign in order to warn savers about pension scams. As an employer you pay in to your employees’ pension, with contributions rising again next April. Don’t let yours and your employees’ money go to waste at … Read More

Case Study: Chapple Signs – Sage50 Payroll & Pension

Chapple Signs Limited, Stowmarket www.chapplesigns.co.uk New Sage 50 Payroll set up part way through a tax year. Training on payroll and pension processing, HMRC related guidance and pension portal uploads.  We were asked to help Anita at Chapple Signs bring their payroll in-house during September 2016. They already had the software they needed to complete the payroll and pension processing, … Read More

New Payroll software – Sage One Payroll 25

What’s new? Sage One Payroll 25 is a new product in the cloud product family which is available as an online version and is pension auto-enrolment ready.  Sage have also made improvements to the user interface for this software.