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About Victoria Chambers

Victoria Chambers

Victoria joined Wilkins Kennedy in 2013. She is a senior payroll professional who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals and achieved the foundation degree in payroll management in 2012. Victoria provides expert knowledge to payroll teams on statutory legislation, HMRC guidelines, payroll calculations including PAYE, NI, SMP, SSP, PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSA), aggregated earnings, year end reporting (P35, P14, P60, P11D) etc and terms and conditions of employees in order to complete an accurate and timely payroll.

If you use e-payslips, you will need to comply with GDPR

Victoria Chambers

11 May 2018

The deadline is fast approaching for businesses to comply with GDPR, but the focus on data protection is mainly outwardly focused. What about in-house data for use, such as, for e-payslips? The very nature of electronic communication means that it … Read More >>

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Time for a payrise – with a few changes for 2018

Victoria Chambers

16 March 2018

The Minimum Wage and Living Wage are about to increase, but there’s been a few changes to the way Minimum and Living Wages are paid. There is also an update to the way payments are recorded on payslips to ensure … Read More >>

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Guidance update for salary sacrifice – what do employers need to know?

Victoria Chambers

09 October 2017

Following the changes to Optional Remuneration Arrangements (OpRA), which came into effect in April this year, HRMC has updated the Salary Sacrifice for Employers guidance – and it looks as though a lot of the previous tax advantages have been … Read More >>

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Auto Enrolment – it’s time to prove compliance

Victoria Chambers

10 May 2016

When it comes to Auto Enrolment, it’s not enough for businesses to be doing right by their employees. They also need to satisfy the regulator that they are doing what they are supposed to. That’s why all businesses need to … Read More >>

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Back To School For Student Loan Repayments

Victoria Chambers

08 April 2016

From 6th April 2016, the income thresholds for student loan repayments has changed. Now is a good time to do some cramming if you are an employer hiring graduates this summer. Like Income Tax and National Insurance contributions, student loan … Read More >>

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The National Living Wage is here

Victoria Chambers

07 April 2016

The new National Living Wage (NLW) has come into force and although it has been given its own name – and, indeed, its own website – the NLW is, in essence, an extension of the existing minimum wage which requires … Read More >>

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The Pensions Crisis: Any Solutions In The Budget Red Box?

Victoria Chambers

10 March 2016

Surf the internet and you quickly discover that phrases like ‘Pensions Crisis’ or ‘Pensions Timebomb’ have been around for well over 20 years but we still seem to be a long way from finding a solution. Despite the Chancellor putting … Read More >>

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Scottish tax payers gear up for SRIT

Victoria Chambers

07 March 2016

“In Scotland, our plans are to create the strongest devolved Government anywhere in the world, with important powers over taxation”. These were the words of David Cameron in his Post-Election speech last May. Roll forward then to April 2016 and … Read More >>

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The Living Wage – A Lidl Example

Victoria Chambers

We are used to seeing Lidl shaking up the British high street by cutting prices. But now they are making waves with some dramatic increases – not in prices, but in wages. The company announced on 17th September that, from … Read More >>

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ePayslips – Convenience For All Through The Online Switch

Victoria Chambers

The advantages of electronic payslips are manifold to employers, employees and the environment. For employers, ePayslips offer significant time advantages as emailing password-protected payslips direct to employees reduces time spent sorting and distributing them to your staff.  It also means … Read More >>

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