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How Managed Payroll Services Propel Business Growth

March 11, 2024

Strategic decision-making is pivotal in ensuring sustained growth in the ever-evolving business operations landscape. One area where companies often find significant advantages is outsourcing their payroll functions to managed payroll services. Beyond the seemingl read more.>>

Enhancing Employee Experience through Seamless Payroll Outsourcing

March 11, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of modern workplaces, prioritising employee experience has become paramount for businesses aiming to attract and retain top talent. Payroll management significantly influences this experience. Often cumbersome and error-prone, traditional read more.>>

Unlocking Efficiency: The Benefits of Using Electronic Payslips

February 22, 2024

Discover the benefits of switching to electronic payslips to streamline your business processes and grow your efficiency through employee satisfaction. Staying ahead of the curve is imperative in the ever-evolving business landscape. One aspect that has undergo read more.>>

Factors Influencing Payroll Outsourcing Costs and its Benefits

February 22, 2024

Discover the factors affecting the cost of payroll outsourcing to make an informed decision for your business and focus on core business competencies for growth.  In a competitive business world, companies strive for efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Therefor read more.>>

Skyrocketing Success: Benefits of Payroll Outsourcing for Startups

January 15, 2024

We live in an era of entrepreneurship, and businesses are blooming daily through new ventures providing unique products and services. In this new market of opportunities, success is tricky to achieve as the competition is exceptionally high. These startups have to read more.>>

Payroll Outsourcing vs In-House Payroll: Which is Right?

November 30, 2023

One of the most complex and essential aspects of running a business is payroll. It involves calculating wages, taxes, deductions, benefits, and other employee payments. It also requires complying with various laws and regulations. Payroll errors can result in pena read more.>>

How Payroll Outsourcing Can Help You Focus on Your Core Business

November 30, 2023

Considering the complexities of payroll, there is a lot of effort and resources that go into the payroll process. Calculating wages, taxes, deductions, benefits, and other payments for your employees is easier when you outsource. Payroll outsourcing has many be read more.>>

HMRC to collect more Real Time Data from 2025

November 24, 2023

  HMRC set to collect more RTI data from 2025 Following a consultation seeking views on the data HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) collects, a policy paper and has been released detailing the upcoming changes. HMRC confirms that these changes will not co read more.>>

Menopause and the law: What Employers need to know

November 24, 2023

Menopause and the law: what employers need to know There are 33 million women in the UK, and at some stage and in some way, they will experience the menopause or symptoms connected with it. But if that isn’t enough, the impact of the menopause is not a “wom read more.>>

Real Living Wage increases

October 27, 2023

Real Living Wage increases           On 24th October 2023 the Living Wage Foundation announced that the Real living wage increases to £12 in UK and £13.15 in London.   10 Increase in the real living wage as read more.>>

What your tax code means – a new HMRC tool

October 27, 2023

What your tax code means – a new HMRC tool HMRC has released a new tool to assist with understanding what a tax code means and how it is made up. The tool asks for the following information: which country you live in is your tax code BR, D0, D1, 0T, NT read more.>>

Getting ready for the clocks going back!

October 27, 2023

Getting ready for the clocks to go back! This coming Sunday, 29th October 2023, British Summer Time comes to an end, and we move towards the darkest time of the year. For some, it will mean an extra hour in bed. But what about those who are working, or due to s read more.>>

Paying HMRC by Direct Debit

October 26, 2023

Now, you can pay your monthly or quarterly PAYE bill (Tax and National Insurance Contributions) to HMRC by Direct Debit through our services. We are here to assist you every step of the way. Paying your bills automatically has never been easier.  You can se read more.>>

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need Online Payroll Services

October 26, 2023

Managing payroll is one of the most important tasks that caters to employee satisfaction. Like any other business operation, managing payroll requires timeliness, accuracy, and compliance with laws and regulations. However, many small business owners find it extre read more.>>

Beware of pension scams

September 18, 2023

Beware of pension scams   Pension scams are schemes that try to trick you into transferring your pension savings or releasing funds from your pension before you’re 55. They often promise high returns, low risk, or access to your money before retiremen read more.>>

Employers ramp up counter-offers to retain staff

September 18, 2023

  Employers ramp up counter-offers: Employers are increasingly turning to counter-offers to retain key staff as skills shortages persist, new research suggests. According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), 51% of employer read more.>>

Holiday Entitlement for Part-time Workers: What You Need To Know

September 11, 2023

Another area commanding attention is the holiday entitlement of part-time workers, an aspect often overlooked. UK law stipulates statutory holiday entitlement for all workers, including those working part-time. In the UK, holiday entitlement for part-time worke read more.>>

The Financial Implications of Payroll Outsourcing

September 11, 2023

Unveiling the Cost Wellness of Payroll Outsourcing The decision to outsource the payroll process at your firm may represent both a strategic and cost-effective business move. However, to make an educated decision, it is essential to have a solid understanding of read more.>>

Navigating Payroll in the Digital Age: Harnessing the Benefits of Online Payroll and Electronic Payslips

September 11, 2023

Accuracy and efficiency are paramount in a vibrant business, particularly payroll management. With a significant shift from traditional methods towards progressive online solutions, enterprises are experiencing various benefits that simplify operations and boost e read more.>>

Enhancing Payroll Efficiency for Part-Time Employees A Win-Win Situation

August 17, 2023

Part-time employment is rising in today's rapidly changing work landscape, presenting unique challenges for employers in managing their workforce efficiently. Imagine a scenario where a retail store employs several part-time workers to handle busy weekends and hol read more.>>

How Electronic Pay Slips Streamline Payroll Processes |’Paper to Pixels’

August 17, 2023

In today's fast-paced business landscape, the digital revolution has not left any stone unturned, even transforming the once paper-intensive realm of payroll processing. The widespread adoption of electronic payslips has taken centre stage, revolutionising how bus read more.>>

Should You Consider Payroll Services for Your Small Business? Let’s Find Out

July 13, 2023

When starting or planning a new business, it is essential to prioritise a smooth and efficient workflow. Alongside other core business activities, paying salaries to employees should also be given equal importance. This process, known as payroll, can be effectivel read more.>>

Looking to Hire the Best Payroll Company? Know These Tips Beforehand

July 13, 2023

Managing payroll can be daunting for any business, regardless of size. Small business owners, in particular, face additional challenges as they juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. This is where the importance of payroll outsourcing comes into play. These modern read more.>>

Making the most of dhpayroll services

June 26, 2023

dhpayroll services Lots of our clients know that we offer payroll services but if you don’t receive your payroll services from us, you may not yet know the full range of solutions that we can offer. For example, you may be unaware that we provide an indust read more.>>

Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to To Outsource Payroll For Your Business

June 20, 2023

Managing and maintaining the payroll is time-consuming and demands 100% accuracy and precision. This makes it wise to outsource the payroll so that it leaves you time to focus on the core operations. Small businesses often encounter challenges, budgeting and handl read more.>>

How are Electronic Payslips Shaping the Payroll Segment of Businesses?

June 20, 2023

Payslips are critical to every job, and their timely generation is essential. Be it showing proof of salary for the subsequent joining or for applying for a loan or any other purpose, payslip generation is part of a company’s core administration and financial da read more.>>

New Business? Learn The Benefits Of Payroll Outsourcing

June 20, 2023

Payroll management is a difficult and complex task as it isn’t just limited to managing employee time and preparing payslips. An accurate payslip is a result of efficient tracking, calculation and administration. As an employer, one must ensure that the staff ar read more.>>

Statutory paid time off for employees and the benefits of using a Payroll provider

June 20, 2023

After years of planning, you may have successfully launched your startup and wanted to expand.  However, once the company starts growing and starts to employ staff, you may need help with payroll management.  So how does a small or medium size business fund a read more.>>

Human Resources and Health & Safety solutions for dhpayroll clients

June 19, 2023

Human Resources and Health & Safety solutions for dhpayroll clients HR services As an employer we do not underestimate the difficulties involved with managing a team and making sure that we offer a safe, secure, and productive environment for all our sta read more.>>

Living Pension Methodology

June 1, 2023

Living Pension Methodology The Living Pension standard builds on the work of the real Living Wage by providing stability and security for workers now and in the future. It is a voluntary savings target for employers who want to help their employees build up a p read more.>>

State Pension age review 2023

April 6, 2023

  State Pension age review 2023 The latest government State Pension age review has been released and confirms what rumours in recent days have speculated, the decision to increase the age to 68 has been delayed. The review states the slowing of life read more.>>

What in the world: salary transparency and the gender pay gap

April 5, 2023

What in the world: salary transparency and the gender pay gap The gender pay gap continues to be a problem in the UK. Indeed, it continues to be globally. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) put it at 8.3% for full-time employees in April 2022 (the most re read more.>>

Why Should Businesses Outsource Payroll Services?

April 3, 2023

Business dynamics are changing every day. Owners seek innovative ways to manage their resources and enhance their productivity. They want their time, money, and workforce to be spent appropriately to derive the best results. But, to do that, they need to outsou read more.>>

Why Employers Should Switch to Electronic Payslips

April 3, 2023

Why Employers Should Switch to Electronic Payslips Electronic or e-payslips are digital versions of your traditional paper payslips. Since the global economy encourages businesses and consumers to switch to digital mediums, e-payslips allow employers and payrol read more.>>

What are the Highlights from the Spring Budget?

March 15, 2023

What are the Highlights from the Spring Budget? The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has just presented the Spring Budget to the House of commons, here are a few of the highlights that have caught our eye.  Changes to Childcare The chancellor has announced he wa read more.>>

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

Today is International Women’s Day Wednesday 8th March International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual event to celebrate women’s achievements across the globe and raise awareness of the many challenges facing women daily. This year it falls on Wednesday 8th read more.>>

What Can We Expect from the Spring Budget?

March 6, 2023

What Can We Expect from the Spring Budget? Jeremy Hunt will present his Spring Budget on 15th March 2023, marking his second fiscal statement since becoming chancellor. Experts believe the focus of the Spring Budget will be on how the government plans to get the read more.>>

HMRC Calculator Update

February 21, 2023

HMRC Calculator Update HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has now updated the GOV.UK guidance to work out the tax, interests and penalties. Below are the calculators updated: Link to the form to work out interest and penalties for tax years ended 5 April 2003 read more.>>

We’ve Moved to Brightpay!

February 17, 2023

We've Moved to Brightpay! Dhpayroll are pleased to announce that we have moved to a new software, Brightpay and Brightpay Connect, to offer our clients a new and innovative payroll solution for their business and employees. The new software offers powerful onl read more.>>

Unlock Growth Potential: Grow Faster with Outsourced Services for Small Businesses

February 15, 2023

Unlock Growth Potential: Grow Faster with Outsourced Services for Small Businesses As a small business owner, you know the challenge of balancing all of the tasks that come with running a business. From keeping up with finances to managing an ever-growing list read more.>>

Streamline Payment Processing: Benefits of Online Payroll For Small Businesses

February 15, 2023

Streamline Payment Processing: Benefits of Online Payroll For Small Businesses As a small business owner, you're already aware of all the hard work it takes to keep things running smoothly. From managing accounts and customer service to keep up with taxes, it c read more.>>

3 Tips for Small Businesses on Fair Hiring Practices

February 15, 2023

3 Tips for Small Businesses on Fair Hiring Practices Running a small business can be both rewarding and challenging. When it comes to hiring staff, employers have an important responsibility to make sure their hiring practices are fair and compliant with the la read more.>>

What to look for in a payroll service for a small business?

February 15, 2023

Starting a small business is already a complex matter. There are so many different factors involved in the process, with so many different aspects to look into. Your employee payroll is one of those important aspects. That is why you need to have a payroll serv read more.>>

Types of Electronic Payslips: Why should you use them?

February 15, 2023

Electronic payslips are one of the major advantages you get from payroll outsourcing services. It will truly transform the payroll aspect of your small business. So, without further ado, here's everything you need to know about electronic payslips and why your sma read more.>>

Five Reasons Why Staff Lie About Sickness

February 9, 2023

Five Reasons Why Staff Lie About Sickness   Why staff lie about sickness “I think I’ve got a bug.” It’s that time of year again. One by one, your staff are asking for a recovery day at home with lemon tea and Netflix originals… The firs read more.>>

Statutory Rate Changes in 2023

February 1, 2023

Statutory Rate Changes in 2023 From April 2023 the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage are increasing. As an employer you need to make sure that all your employees earn at least the NMW. The new rates from April 2023 are: Aged 23 and Over N read more.>>

Five Things You Should Know About the Teachers’ Strike

January 31, 2023

It seems, at the moment, that each week brings the news of another strike, and more disruption for those working in the UK. If it’s not struggling to get to work because of transport strikes, it’s failing to get Christmas presents to loved ones on time due to read more.>>

Is Holiday Pay Changing Again?

January 30, 2023

Is Holiday Pay Changing Again? On 12th January 2023, The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) opened a consultation* on the calculation of holiday entitlement received by part-year and irregular hours workers, following the recent Supr read more.>>

HMRC advisory fuel rates for company car users from 1st December 2022

December 19, 2022

HMRC has published the latest advisory fuel rates (AFR) for company car users, effective from 1 December 2022, with a rise in the electric car rate. The advisory fuel rates that apply from 1 December 2022 have decreased by 1p for all petrol engine sizes and inc read more.>>

Extra bank holiday confirmed for King Charles III Coronation

December 19, 2022

The government has announced that there will be an extra bank holiday next year in all parts of the UK on Monday 8th May 2023 to mark he Coronation of King Charles III. This takes the number of bank holidays next year from the standard 8 days in England and W read more.>>

Christmas Opening Times

December 16, 2022

The Payroll Team at dhpayroll wish you a very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2023 Before we go off to enjoy the seasonal festivities, we need you to help us make sure that your payrolls have been processed so please find a few reminders below. Our office read more.>>

Christmas Parties and Employee Misconduct — What are the Dangers?

December 7, 2022

Christmas parties and employee misconduct — what are the dangers? Christmas is just around the corner, and for the first time since the start of the pandemic, we are free of all Covid-related restrictions. Many employers may be looking to organise the annual Ch read more.>>

What Happens If You Get Caught Working Cash in Hand?

December 5, 2022

It's no secret that running a small business is stressful. There's always something that needs to be done, whether it's ordering inventory, dealing with customers, or managing employees. And one of the most stressful things for any business owner is payroll. Emplo read more.>>

What Are the Most Common Deductions from Wages or Salary in the UK

December 5, 2022

No one likes getting their hard-earned money taken out of their paycheck in the form of taxes and other deductions. But it's a fact of life, and something we all have to deal with. The good news is that there are ways to minimize the correct amount of money tha read more.>>

What Happens if My Employee is Called Up for Jury Service?

December 1, 2022

What Happens if My Employee is Called Up for Jury Service? What is jury service and who can get called up? Jury service is where people are selected at random to sit on the jury in court cases. The judge oversees the trial, but the group of 12 jurors decide wh read more.>>

National insurance change for the November Payroll as the Health and Social Care Levy is rescinded

November 14, 2022

On 22nd September 2022 the then Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng gave a fiscal statement to parliament announcing a range of tax cuts and an in-year reduction to the National insurance rates. He also confirmed the cancellation of the Health and Social care Levy that was read more.>>

We are now on Instagram

November 9, 2022

  For our clients who like to stay in the loop via Social Media, you can now find us on Instagram. To stay up to date with all the latest news from your phone, give us a follow! Our handle is @dhpayroll David Howard Payroll (@dhpayroll) • Instagram read more.>>

Variable Direct Debits for PAYE payments

November 3, 2022

Variable Direct Debits for PAYE payments From the 19th September 2022, employers have been able to set up a variable direct debit scheme for paying PAYE liabilities meaning no more manual PAYE and national insurance payments to be made each month/quarter to HMRC read more.>>

Royal Mail Strikes (November + December)

November 3, 2022

  Royal Mail Postal Strikes The current planned strikes dates are: Tuesday 15th November Wednesday 16th November Wednesday 23rd November Thursday 24th November Friday 25th November Tuesday 29th November Wednesday 30th November Thursday 1st read more.>>

Things to consider if your employees want to take on a second job

October 31, 2022

The cost-of-living crisis, the term coined to describe the significant financial pressures caused by rising fuel, food and other prices, along with rising inflation, is really starting to bite into household incomes, and “real” wages are on the decline as infl read more.>>

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