• Written on 07 Sep 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    Whilst 2020 has been an unprecedented year for us all, for the payroll profession it has presented extreme challenges that have required us to earn our name of “payroll heroes”…

  • Written on 26 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    In our recent blog post ‘Shielding employees are no longer eligible for SSP’ we covered an ambiguous Government update issued via an Employer Bulletin which suggested that since…

  • Written on 17 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    In a recently released news story published on the Gov.uk website updates to student loans interest rates and payment thresholds have been announced for the tax year 2021/2022.…

  • Written on 14 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    In a recently released Employer Bulletin published on Gov.uk an update from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy was released. The update details the…

  • Written on 10 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    With Government advice regarding shielding changing as we enter a new phase of the UK’s response to the Coronavirus crisis, the rules on shielding and Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)…

  • Written on 03 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    On the 8th of July 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a new Job Retention Bonus as part of an extensive plan to support the country’s economic recovery from the COVID-…

  • Written on 22 Jul 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    Throughout the Coronavirus crisis here at Dataplan we have had continuity strategies in place to ensure that our clients experience no interruption in service, and that additional…

  • Written on 21 Jul 2020 by Jamie Craw

    In honour of Plastic Free July, we at Dataplan feel it is our duty as a business to raise awareness of issues faced in our industry and present solutions on how we can act more…

  • Written on 16 Jul 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    Get to Know Your Customers Day, occurring on the third Thursday of every quarter, is a day to remind businesses to reach out to their clients and learn more about them and their…

  • Written on 15 Jul 2020 by Paul Chappell

    The Flexible Furlough Scheme (FFS) came into effect on 1st July as a means of supporting employers whilst encouraging the UK back to work. It allows employees to partially return…