Getting Back To Work After The COVID-19 Lockdowns Have Eased – What Seafarers Need To Know

By |July 21st, 2020|Uncategorised|

While the COVID-19 is still causing panic around the world, it seems as though many countries are finally flattening the World Health Organization’s curve and hospitals are seeing fewer new coronavirus cases with every passing day. While that is exceptionally good news, we still have a long way to go before the COVID-19 lockdowns are [...]

Do Recent UK Seafarer Statistics Accurately Show The Health Of The Industry?

By |February 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|

A recent study examining the UK seafarer industry from tax year 2018, to tax year 2019, show that there were an estimated 25,750 UK seafarers active at sea in 2018. While that figure might seem high to some, it is in line with figures over recent years which, by the way have remained stable. The [...]

Benefits of Outsourcing Your International Payroll Function

By |June 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|

UK businesses are prolific outsourcers with 63% claiming that they outsource their payroll function. If you are part of a large international company, it is fair to say that running payroll is probably seen as a burden. Taking into account the mountains of paperwork, the unrelenting pressure, and the risks involved, is it time to [...]

Why Seafarers Should File A Tax Return

By |April 17th, 2019|Uncategorised|

While the actual deadline to file your tax returns is not until 31 Jan 2020, there are many advantages to filing early. In fact, seafarers can file their tax returns from 6 April 2019 which means they can also get any refunds they are due earlier as well. So, rather than waiting until last minute [...]

Seafarers Earnings Deduction: Your Questions Answered!

By |February 26th, 2019|Uncategorised|

Seafarers Earning Deductions, or SED for short, is UK tax legislation which allows individuals who work offshore to claim tax relief on earnings made outside of UK waters. Although it sounds straightforward, qualifying for SED depends on a multitude of factors, and working out how much you are due back can be challenging to those [...]

A Friendly, Personal, International Payroll Service

By |February 26th, 2019|Uncategorised|

If you have international payroll requirements across multiple jurisdictions you’ll be aware of the significant opportunities and challenges posed. Expanding businesses often start to struggle with payroll due to inexperience and a lack of knowledge in local markets. Operating an efficient payroll service overseas can become extremely complicated and time consuming due to the widespread [...]