Employing young people in your community interest company is a great way to find energetic, enthusiastic help, but there are rules that specifically apply to people under 18. It’s important to ensure that you follow all the applicable laws. The… Read More ›
Sustainability and HR: The CIC Guide
Human resources (HR) has a major role in helping to develop a sustainable company. The first step in promoting sustainability in your community interest company (CIC), charity, non-profit organisation, and other social enterprise is to set goals and standards. Once… Read More ›
How do I employ someone in a CIC?
Although a CIC (community interest company) is a hybrid of a for-profit corporation and a charity, many of the rules for employing people are the same as a regular company. In this blog, we’ll review some rules and laws governing… Read More ›
Employment Contracts and CICs: A Guide
Employment contracts are an important part of nearly everyone’s employment. It defines the work to be done, the compensation that will be paid, and how any issues or concerns will be handled. Often combined with company-wide policies found in employee… Read More ›
How to pay yourself as a director of a Community Interest Company
How do directors get paid (UK)? Being a director of a Community Interest Company (CIC) in the UK can be an incredibly rewarding experience. But if you’re going to be paid for your services, it’s important to know how the… Read More ›
The Government has announced further details of the Employment Allowance which is available from 6 April 2014. Eligible employers can reduce their employer Class 1 NICs by up to £2,000 each tax year. The Employment Allowance can be claimed by… Read More ›
PAYE end of Year Approaching!
PAYE end of year approaching HMRC are reminding employers that with the end of the 2013/14 tax year approaching they will soon need to make their final 2013/14 PAYE (RTI) submission. For most employers, the final submission will be their… Read More ›