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Join us at our conference to hear from DWP and HMRC

If you haven’t already registered for our upcoming (free) conference taking place on 26 February in London, there’s still time…

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Our agenda is packed full of informative sessions, two of which you won’t want to miss that are covering the hot topics in the payroll industry – Universal Credit and RTI.

Here’s a little taster of the sessions and background on the speakers.

Simon Says and DWP

Peter Hopkins and Huw Johns of DWP join Simon Parsons to discuss the latest plans from DWP including Scottish taxation, Shared Parental Leave and Universal Credit.

RTI Revisited

A regular crowd pleaser at Ceridian conferences, Phil Nilson returns to talk about how RTI has shaped up from an HMRC perspective.

Phil will also share plans for 2014 and beyond including:

  • Preparation for final tax year submissions
  • New/revised data items
  • In-year penalties and interest
  • HMRC’s on-going support for employers.

The Speakers

Simon Parsons, Director of Payments, Benefits & Compliance Strategies, Ceridian
Simon is a major presence on a number of HMRC consultative groups and committees and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals and one of the original Masters of Science in Payroll Management. He is also Chair of IReeN, the electronic exchange with government user network, and was appointed chair of the British Computer Society (BCS) Payroll Group in September 2013.

Peter Hopkins, DWP
Peter is Assistant Director in the DWP Universal Credit programme with primary responsibility for managing RTI / DWP interface. He is also responsible for leading the work on how over time the DWP can make the interaction of Universal Credits and RTI smoother for employers and claimants. Peter is on secondment from HMRC, having been in HMRC for 25 years, working in various parts including Tax offices, Finance, Policy and the RTI Programme.

Huw Johns, DWP
Huw is part of Peter Hopkins’s Team with responsibility for ensuring that the RTI Universal Credits interface works correctly and that the Universal Credits system properly uses the RTI data. The team are also exploring how RTI data could be more widely used across DWP. Huw is on secondment from HMRC, having been in HMRC for 28 years in HMRC, working in various parts including, Finance, Operational support, Policy and the RTI Programme.

Phil Nilson, HMRC
Phil works in the Stakeholder Engagement & Communications Team within HMRC’s Real Time Information Programme. A significant part of Phil’s roles involves face-to-face engagement with customers, providing information, guidance and support in relation to the move to reporting PAYE information in real
time. A Fellow of the CIPP, Phil’s work with stakeholders has earned him several awards.

See the full agenda and find out what else is happening on the day.

  • 18th February 2014
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