Orange Genie News

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have pushed back the date penalties will be issued to small employers with automated pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) real-time information (RTI).

Companies with less than 50 employees will be exempt from RTI late filing penalties until March 2015. Initially, the date was set for April, 2014 however, was then delayed until October before being delayed again until March next year.

For employers who employ 50 or more staff will face penalties from 6th October 2014.

Orange Genie Accountancy is delighted to have passed the rigorous independent review by the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) to become members of the Association. (To which Orange Genie Umbrella have recently renewed their membership with) 

Recent changes to legislation concerning false self-employment have seen a growing demand from recruitment agencies for an employment solution for its construction workers.

Whether trying to buy your first home, moving up the property ladder or adding to your portfolio of assets you may need to consider your mortgage options. Here at Orange Genie Accountancy we work closely with ContractorFinancials who can help freelancers and contractors who often struggle to secure a mortgage.

All employers who wish to recruit foreign, skilled workers are required to register for a Sponsorship Licence with the Home Office. Workers can then be approved on a Tier 2 (General) visa allowing them to come and work for the employer under the terms set out in the certificate of sponsorship and their employment contract. Tier 2 (General) visas are only for those workers who are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).