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  • Understanding your payslip

    Do you understand all the terms on your payslip each month? What about your employees? The CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) found that 26% of us don't understand everything on our payslip, that's more than 1 in 4... Read More
  • Checking your tax code

    When was the last time you checked that you were on the right tax code? It seems insignificant, but those little letters and numbers in the tax code box on your payslip can actually make a big difference to your pay. Your tax code... Read More
  • Understanding the UK marriage allowance

    Have you heard about the UK marriage allowance? It's a little known tax break for couples who are married or in a civil partnership, and it's very useful for couples where one person earns more than the other.  What is it? Everyone... Read More
  • Understanding pension payments

    Pensions. How can something so important also be so complicated for employees to understand?  Thanks to auto-enrolment, by the end of next year almost all UK employees will have a workplace pension scheme. Many will already have a... Read More
  • A guide to emergency tax codes

    Are you on one of the common emergency tax codes? Everyone changes jobs at some point in their career. If you are lucky, you changed jobs and your employer received your tax code from HMRC straight away, you got taxed correctly and took... Read More
  • 2019-2020 Tax Year: Guide for Employees

    Help out your employees and payroll / HR teams this year with these employee guides to the new tax year.  The new payroll year is looming. A time when confusion is rife amongst employees about updated tax codes, tax thresholds and... Read More
  • PayDashboard wins Best Business Award

    PayDashboard were crowned Best Business at The Rewards on 7th November in London.  The judges cited PayDashboard's impressive growth over the last 12 months and our proactive approach to helping clients through the challenges of... Read More
  • Welsh Rate of Income Tax - What should payroll staff do?

    From 6th April 2019 anyone whose primary address is in Wales will pay tax under the new Welsh Rate of Income Tax (WRIT). What can HR and Payroll staff do to help employees through this transition? While there should be very little for... Read More
  • The Future of the Payslip

    In March 2019, the CIPP released a report on The Future of the Payslip. This piece of research in collaboration with Mitrefinch, the first report we have seen of its kind, delves not into the usual statistics of how payslips are... Read More