• 17 Jan 2020

New £10 weekly Scottish Child Payment to help approximately 170,000 children

The new £10 per week, per child allowance offered to lower-income families in Scotland is predicted to help 170,000 children.

  • 16 Jan 2020

Scottish budget plans to be confirmed on 6 February 2020

The Scottish government has confirmed that it will release its draft budget plans on 6 February 2020.

  • 25 Oct 2019

Budget scheduled for 6 November cancelled

The Budget won't be delivered as scheduled due to potential general election.

  • 05 Jul 2019

Devolved administrations write to UK Government on review of relationship with Westminster

The Scottish and Welsh governments are urging an end to delays in reforming their relationship with Westminster.

  • 15 May 2019

Welsh Rates of Income Tax

Have you updated your 2019/20 payroll systems to cater for Welsh taxation? HMRC has identified a small number of instances where PAYE is not being operated cor...

  • 01 Apr 2019

The devolution revolution

Justine Riccomini, head of taxation (Scottish Taxes, Employment and ICAS Tax Community), for ICAS, examines the current state of tax devolution in the UK and ex...

  • 29 Mar 2019

Northern Ireland statutory limits on awards and payments

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019 revises the limits on awards and payments under certain employment rights legislation i...

  • 08 Feb 2019

HMRC Employer Bulletin: February 2019

The latest Employer Bulletin is now available; a bi-monthly publication which provides employers and agents with the latest information on payroll topics.

  • 01 Feb 2019

Is the Policy devolved, reserved or mixed?

As the Brexit storm continues unabated, UK policy makers are reminded that the four nations of the UK are affected by increasing and complex differences and tha...

  • 12 Nov 2018

The Diligence against Earnings (Variation) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

The Diligence against Earnings (Variation) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 have been laid before Parliament and changes to the rate of deductions are due to come in...