Lisa Mason (Ely)

Lisa is the Payroll Manager based in our Ely office, with almost two decades of payroll experience, working for large and small firms covering in-house small personal payrolls to large bureaux with several hundred employees. Lisa manages the Payroll department ensuring a consistent high level of service and support for all clients, across all types of business.

In her spare time, Lisa volunteers at local National Trust sites, enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

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Lisa Mason
8th November 2018 New guidance for employers

HMRC has issued the October 2018 Employer Bulletin which contains a number of articles relevant to employers on payroll related issues. The articles cover a number of areas including: clarification of the rules regarding paying employees when the regular payday is a non-banking day dealing with PAYE Settlement Agreements and new procedures to accommodate Scottish…

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2nd November 2018 2018 Budget: A Payroll Analysis

National Minimum Wage is set to increase from April 2019: £8.21 per hour for ages 25 and over £7.70 per hour for ages 21 to 24 £6.15 per hour for ages 18 to 20 £4.35 per hour for ages under 18 Apprentices are increasing to £3.90 per hour  Tax Allowances increase from April 2019: Personal…

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26th March 2018 Child Care Voucher Scheme Closure – UPDATE @ 16 March 2018

  The UK Government has announced a six month extension on the closure of Childcare Voucher schemes, previously due to close to new members on 6 April 2018. This announcement comes in light of pressure from members of the public who signed a petition to prevent closure and also from the Labour Party who had…

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15th March 2018 Employer auto enrolment pension contribution set to double with effect from 6th April 2018

  All employers and employees currently paying the minimum contribution of 1% will have to factor contribution increases into their cashflow in order to meet the rise in the level of auto enrolment funding. From 6 April 2018 to 5 April 2019, the employer minimum contribution will increase to 2% with staff contribution equalling 3%.…

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8th March 2018 National Minimum Wage Rates

  Effective from April 2018 the National Minimum Wage rates will be increasing again, as per the below figures: Workers aged 25 years or more: £7.83 per hour Workers aged 21 to 24 years: £7.38 per hour Workers aged 18 to 20 years: £5.90 per hour Workers aged under 18 (but above compulsory school age):…

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8th January 2018 HMRC – Appeals

  HMRC has updated the postal address for where to send grounds for appeal if you have not paid your PAYE and National Insurance contributions on time. The address that should now be used is: DM PAYE Late Payment Penalties HM Revenue  and Customs BX9 1EW HMRC will charge penalties if more than one of…

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20th November 2017 Latest Update – Auto Enrolment Changes

View our latest information bulletin regarding Auto Enrolment including details on Contribution Phasing, What to pay and information on complying with the Pensions Regulator. Download Latest Auto Enrolment Leaflet For further information and guidance you can contact your usual Whiting and Partners representative or speak to our payroll department on 01353 662595 or by email…

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27th September 2017 Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill Introduce to Parliament

  For the first time, parents who are employed and have suffered the death of a child would receive statutory paid leave to grieve, under a new law being supported by the Government. Currently, employees have a day-one right to take a “reasonable” amount of time off work to deal with a family or dependant…

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19th September 2017 Auto-Enrolment Spot Checks

  The Pensions Regulator have recently been working their way around the country, making spot checks to ensure employers are complying with Auto-enrolment duties. These help The Pensions Regulator understand any challenges employers are facing, and if they need to make any changes to their guidance. It also helps them identify employers who are failing…

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12th September 2017 Auto enrolment for new employers

  Under pensions auto enrolment employers have to enrol qualifying employees into a workplace pension. Duties include paying contributions for the employee. The process of auto enrolment has been phased in from October 2012 when the largest employers had to comply with the rules. However the rules are set to change and new employers will…

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