Category Archives: Pink Pig HR

How do I go about hiring an employee?

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Hiring an employee, especially your first, can be quite daunting.  It feels like such a huge step, but a necessary one to help you to grow your business (and probably to stop you working such long hours!). If you’re feeling snowed under you may think that hiring quickly will be a solution to this – […]

Our Hiring Process

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Finding and hiring the right person for your roles can be challenging – having that confidence in knowing you’ve got the right person. I really do believe that CVs can cover up some huge red flags, or if you’re not the best at writing (and this is a trait of many accountants including myself) then […]

Pink Pig HR – Our HR Support Services

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Is your business in need of HR Support?  From contracts to procedures, Pink Pig HR is here to help! At Pink Pig HR we enable you to provide for your team and business, so you can focus on growing your business and growing your team. It’s vital a business has the basics in place to […]

Why you should consider payrolling benefits in kind

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If you provide staff with benefits in kind, such as company cars, medical insurance etc., you must report these annually to HMRC using forms P11D and P11d(b).  There’s another way to report benefits in kind – this is taxing them monthly through payroll instead. It’s called payrolling benefits in kind. Here are the main advantages […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – Our team day out!

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After the excitement (and eating) of our time in Cyrpus, life once again became a bit uneventful! But I did have something to look forward to, as we were going to have our Pink Pig team day out! But first – I had to actually get back to the UK. I was planning to fly […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – December!

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Hi everyone! The travel blog you didn’t realise you were missing is back! We all know that life gets a bit hectic over December, and so with all of my actually important work to be doing(!), the blog fell by the wayside a little. So where we left off in the last blog, we had […]

How to make the most of your 2022/23 Holiday Allowance

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Have you done it yet? Have you actually been on a plane since 2019?! Some of us may have taken the gamble throughout the pandemic – will my holiday get cancelled? Will I end up spending more on tests than on the actual vacation itself?! And a lot have been keeping tucked away safely at […]

Increase to National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage for 22/23

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Under the minimum wage legislation, workers must be paid at least the statutory minimum wage for their age. There are two types of minimum wage, the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The NLW & NMW increase on April 1st each year. National Living Wage (NLW) The NLW is a higher […]

When do I need to set up a pension for my employees?

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The short answer for this is – probably as soon as you have employees! But of course, the reality of the ins and outs is that it’s never quite that straightforward is it! I often find it simpler to work out what doesn’t apply, and then, by power of deduction, we’ll know what does! Have […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – Reliving the Polish sauna experience

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Ellie here, checking in again – but right now, it’s from the UK! I’ll explain why once I’ve told you about the more fun bits of this week first! Like I said last week, we had a day’s break, and then another set of visitors were coming! So it was all systems go, and a […]