Employers and the new National Living Wage

From 1 April 2016 workers aged 25 and over will be legally entitled to a new minimum pay rate of £7.20 per hour, called the National Living Wage (NLW). As an employer you’ll need to check which staff are eligible for the new rates and update your payroll in time. You’ll most likely have lots of questions. If you need help or advice on this get in contact with us today on 01427 613613 or info@abc-accounting-services.co.uk
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Mandatory online filing of CIS returns and verifications

Over 85% of contractors and their authorised agents are already sending us their CIS returns online, but from April 2016 everyone will have to use the online service.  HMRC will no longer be accepting any paper forms from that date.To increase filing accuracy, this change will see the introduction of online amendments, online messaging and alerts.We’re also improving the online verification service for you, as from April 2017 everyone will also have to use the online service, HMRC will no longer accept telephone verifications from that date. For contractors and agents currently sending paper returns, you’ll need to register for
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Further position available at ABC

Applicants for our trainee positions available please check your emails. The successful applicants have been notified. In addition to these two amazing opportunities we now find that we require an AAT qualified and practice experienced accountant to join the team. Please email cv’s to belinda@abc-accounting-services.co.uk by Friday 8th August 2015.
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Career opportunity

Due to our continued expansion we are recruiting for an accountancy trainee who is willing to do an accountancy qualification over 3-4 years. Academic achievements are obviously important but the right attitude, personality and ethos are what we are really looking for to build our already exceptional team. We will be holding trial days during June/July and will require submission of CV’s by Friday 19th June. Previous applicants need not apply. This is an opportunity not to be missed! Email CV to belinda@abc-accounting-services.co.uk  
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Time for a break! The boss is out-of-office

Belinda is taking a well earned break from the office next week (w/c 25th May) so if you need to contact her please send her an email which she will respond to on her return. Alternatively you can contact another member of the ABC team who will be happy to help. We wish Belinda a chilled and relaxing week away from the slog of her insane work schedule and hope that she will be returned to us in a meditative like state of happiness! Enjoy boss – you deserve some chill out time!
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Help for the retired

Belinda went to see an 87 year old house bound lady last week about her tax return. She has a large investment portfolio with a bank and for several years they have been doing her tax return for her through their Personal Tax Service. We are pretty appalled at the excessive fee that they have been charging for this! The banks have now decided that they are no longer offering this service as it’s not cost effective for them. Fortunately for this lovely lady one of our clients put her in touch with us. If you know of anyone within
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Super staff V Sponsor Allstars

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY Come and join us Saturday 2nd May – At the Martin & co arena (formerly northolme) 1pm kick off Super staff v Sponsor Allstars Admission: Adults £3, kids go free. (Gates open @ 12.30 pm) Funds raised will go to oddballs charity for testicular cancer who are a new partner of Gainsborough Trinity F.C. The 2 teams will be made up between staff/players and sponsors, which will make for an entertaining game, your support will be massively appreciated to help raise money for such a great charity and we all look forward to seeing you there.
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