This is going to be a busy month for reporting and pay checks. If you fall within the guidelines of Gender Pay Gap Reporting, you will need to file this by 4th April (if you have more than 250 employees). You should also make sure that you are following IR35 tax reforms this month, and going forward, if you have any independent contractors so you do not fall foul of tax implications. This rule does not apply to agency staff.
It is imperative that you also ensure you review employees’ wages to ensure they are aligned with the national living wage (if applicable) and national minimum wage increase below:
April – Stress awareness month. The passed year has been particularly stressful for most, therefore, we thought it helpful to signpost you to the Mental Health First Aid England’s video to give you three tips on controlling your stress: https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/resources/address-your-stress/neil-stress-tips.mp4
Take a look also at ‘Relax with Kath’ for tips on how to also reduce stress through meditation: So, you want to to reduce stress levels…. – Relax With Kath…
It is also World Day for Health and Safety at work on the 28th April, it would also be advantageous to review your Health and Safety measures that you currently have in place and ensure risk assessments are up to date. If you are a Sprouts Hub member, you can access risk assessment templates which are Covid secure. Not a member? Sign up TODAY for just £25.
Employers will receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who join their organisation until 30th September 2021. The incentive payment is in addition to the £1,000 employers already receive for hiring an apprentice:
We take on monthly cohorts for Level 3 and a quarterly cohort for Level 5.
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