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29th August 2018

Raid Pyrénéen – Atlantic Coast to the Mediterranean Sea

Filed Under: THL News, Uncategorized

In 4 days time Paul will be taking part in a timed bicycle challenge known as the Raid Pyrénéen. The 720km route will see Paul cycling the length of the Pyrenees from the Atlantic coastal town of Hendaye to the Mediterranean coastal town of Cerbere, via 18 mandatory Cols.

Paul will be cycling for the charity Eight Bells that support people affected by mental health issues. Any donations will be grateful received:



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16th July 2018

Congratulations Ciaran – ACCA Qualified

Filed Under: Uncategorized

THL would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Accounts Senior, Ciaran Bushby, for passing his final exam.

After 4.5 years of hard studying and completing 14 exams, Ciaran is now ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) qualified.

We are excited to see what the future holds and look forward to the next step in the journey!

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12th July 2018

Automatically Enrolling Temporary or Seasonal Staff

Filed Under: Tax, Uncategorized

As you may be aware every employer must now put certain members of staff into a workplace pension scheme, including short-term, seasonal, temporary or other staff who are not on regular hours or income. This is known as Automatic Enrolment, which applies to any members of staff aged 22 to state pension age and earn over £192 a week, or £833 a month.

If you employee seasonal or temporary staff, this makes your assessment of who to enrol into a workplace pension scheme more complex, increasing administration time and effort. You will need to consider and assess staffs varying earnings and hours each time you run the payroll.

Staff may not initially meet the criteria to be automatically enrolled, but flexible earnings may push them into the threshold making them an Eligible Jobholder for Automatic Enrolment.

You could consider using postponement for up to 3 months to delay working out who to put into the pension scheme. During this period, you would not be required to put qualifying members of staff into the pension scheme, unless they expressly ask to be put in. At the end of the postponement period, staff who are still working for you and who meet the age and earnings threshold must be enrolled.

If you have any queries regarding Automatic Enrolment or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Payroll Manager. The THL payroll team can manage and meet the requirements of Auto Enrolment for your company, by assisting with the burden of ongoing day to day administration.

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