HMRC Announcements

RTI (Real-time Information)

March 23, 2016 4:33 pm

What is RTI? RTI is a new reporting system introduced by HMRC.  Historically, dating from the days when most nannies were classed as domestic servants within large households, nannies have been paid a net wage with the employer paying all income tax, employee’s and employer’s National Insurance contributions on top of the agreed wage. This…

Ofsted Registration & Childcare Vouchers

March 23, 2016 4:29 pm

Registration With Ofsted (England Only) As of October 2007, any employer of a nanny wishing to pay part of her salary with Childcare Vouchers must ensure that she is classed as a qualified and registered childcarer on the voluntary part of the Ofsted Childcare Register. Registration in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland In Scotland Wales or Northern…

National Minimum Wage (NMW) & The Living Wage (LW)

March 23, 2016 4:15 pm

A non-residential nanny is covered by both the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the new Living Wage (LW).  Employers must pay at least this for all hours worked by a nanny. (In some circumstances, where they “live as part of the family and share in leisure activities with the family”, for example eating with the…