UK Payroll & Tax Information & Resources 2021/22 fact sheet

Posted: 31st March, 2021

Here's a helpful fact sheet our payroll team created. It includes everything you need to know to about the main tax rates, auto-enrolment and pensions. Well worth downloading, printing and saving.

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Merry Christmas and happy New Year

Posted: 7th December, 2020

We close for the Christmas festivities at 1pm on Thursday 24th December 2020 and re-open at 9am on Monday 4th January 2021. Take advantage of our festive offerings: Holiday cashiering cover | 24/7 server monitoring | Emergency technical support. Merry Christmas from Quill!

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New payroll officer vacancy

Posted: 6th November, 2020

Due to unprecedented demand for our outsourced payroll services this year, due to furloughing and other COVID-19 related payroll changes, we're seeking another payroll officer to join our Liverpool-based outsourced payroll division. Read the full job specification and apply to join Quill.

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Job Support Scheme postponed & Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended

Posted: 3rd November, 2020

Following the government's introduction of the second national lockdown, we're helping businesses by summarising the key changes in relation to their implications for payroll. As well as the Job Support Scheme being postponed and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme being extended, there's a handy reminder about COVID-19 related Statutory Sick Pay along with some useful links for various employee support schemes via HMRC.

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October 2020 Payroll news: Furlough, Employment Allowance, National Living Wage and Pensions

Posted: 9th October, 2020

In the world of Payroll, there have been a lot of changes since April, none more so than the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. This scheme ends on the 31st of October and all employers should be aware to carry out a post-Covid review of their payroll. As the CJRS scheme was based on previous earnings there are a few things to consider:

  • Are you paying all your employees at least the minimum wage?
  • If you are committed to the national living wage, are you keeping track of new rates?
  • Directors allowances increased in April – are you maximising this benefit?
  • Are you claiming the correct allowances as a company?

Read on for more details...

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Payroll Officer job vacancy

Posted: 8th June, 2020

We’re looking for experienced Payroll Officer with a minimum of 2 years’ previous payroll experience to join our busy, vibrant team in Liverpool. As an outsourced payroll bureau team member, you’ll be allocated various client sites, and be responsible for the full range of payroll duties for each of these.

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Sefton Park Medical Centre case study

Posted: 28th May, 2020

At Quill, our doors are always left wide open for any clients who leave. Experience has taught us that departed clients often quickly learn that the grass isn’t greener on the other side of the fence. That’s exactly what happened with Sefton Park Medical Centre. As part of a streamlining process, Sefton Park Medical Centre chose to combine accountancy and payroll resources with its accountants, and cancelled Quill’s outsourced payroll support. After a month, the practice returned as Quill Payroll users. Find out why.

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Senior Payroll Officer job vacancy

Posted: 26th May, 2020

We're looking for a Senior Payroll Officer to join our Liverpool-based outsourced payroll bureau. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring we deliver the very best and commercially cost-effective payroll service to our clients while remaining compliant to all payroll-related rules and regulations. Amongst the myriad duties are giving guidance, training and support to the team, and covering for the Payroll Operations Manager when unavailable.

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Peter Dye Memorial Shield recipient for 2020 is Karen Heggie

Posted: 1st May, 2020

Karen Heggie was chosen to receive our Peter Dye Memorial Shield for 2020 for a whole multitude of reasons. Having worked at Quill for almost 12 years, she’s moved around various departments throughout her tenure and gathered vast knowledge of our inner workings. Karen is admired for her absolute willingness to support all departments when needed. Because of her experience across our business, she guides new staff members as part of their induction process and bolsters teams during busy periods.


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