News & Events
8th September 2023
To round off our series of articles to mark the 2023 National Payroll Week, we focus on the importance of self-development in payroll. In the ever-evolving world of payroll management, staying up-to-date with the latest regulations, technologies, and best practices...
7th September 2023
Next in our ‘behind the scenes of payroll’ series in support of National Payroll Week, we speak to Natalie Deasy, a payroll adviser at Rowleys. Describe your role and responsibilities as a payroll professional? What does a typical day look...
6th September 2023
10 Top Tips to Boost Practice Profits As the financial heat burns ever bigger holes in your bank balances, a fresh look at spending and earnings could still help many practices ease the pain. Red Flag Sept 23
6th September 2023
As part of our ‘behind the scenes of payroll’ series in support of National Payroll Week, we speak to Sophie Macey, a senior payroll adviser at Rowleys. Sophie has 10 years’ experience in payroll and is currently studying for a...
30th August 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK, trustees hold a pivotal role in safeguarding the financial security of their members. Recently, a question has emerged within the DB pension scheme arena: Is a capacity...
28th July 2023
Virgin Media's legal case against NTL Pension Trustees II Limited has raised concerns for defined benefit schemes, and it could have significant financial consequences. Here, Rowleys Head of Pensions, Matt Hutchinson, explains more about the case and the possible implications....
21st July 2023
As an employer in the United Kingdom, it is essential to comply with the regulations surrounding the National Minimum Wage (NMW). Failure to do so can lead to serious consequences, including legal penalties and damage to your reputation. To avoid...
12th July 2023
HMRC has recently announced a significant change to the requirements for filing Self-Assessment tax returns. Although not widely publicised, starting from the 2023/24 tax year, the income threshold at which a tax return is mandatory has been raised from £100,000...
7th July 2023
Earlier this year, Rowleys made the decision to switch payroll software providers. We decided that investing in new, enhanced software would allow us to provide a better level of service and reporting for our clients. Here, Payroll Manager, Rebecca Gotch,...
General & People
16th June 2023
Recent research conducted by interactive investor revealed that the UK's average Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability has surged to £62,000, placing an additional burden on families. This alarming figure highlights the need for individuals to explore effective strategies to minimise their...
14th June 2023
As individuals approach retirement, the security of their pension becomes a crucial concern. The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) plays a vital role in safeguarding the interests of pension scheme members. Rowleys Head of Pensions, Matt Hutchinson, shares more about the...
12th June 2023
On Friday 9th June HMRC announced that their self-assessment helpline will be closed between 12th June and 4th September. Rowleys Tax Partner, Mark Hook, explains more about the announcement and where to seek help regarding tax queries and issues during...
7th June 2023
If you are an employer and are considering making employees redundant, it’s vital that you are aware of your legal obligations regarding redundancy pay. In this article, Rowleys Head of Payroll, Rebecca Gotch, shares more about redundancy pay obligations for...
18th May 2023
When it comes to payroll, businesses need to ensure that their employees are paid accurately and on time. This can be a time-consuming and complicated process that requires specialist knowledge and software. That's why many businesses outsource their payroll to...
General & People
3rd May 2023
Rowleys has become a member of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA). This prestigious membership demonstrates the firm's ongoing commitment to providing exceptional financial support to medical professionals. AISMA is a network of chartered accountancy firms that specialise...
Not For Profit
19th April 2023
The Charity Commission recently announced changes to the annual return process for charities. These changes aim to make the reporting process more efficient and accessible for charities, while also providing greater transparency to the public about how charities operate. Rowleys...
5th April 2023
Defined benefit pensions have been a cornerstone of the UK retirement landscape for many decades. These types of pensions offer a guaranteed income for life, based on a formula that takes into account a worker's salary and years of service....