Scroll down for more information

Payroll & Employment

Accurate, efficient handling of payroll functions and employment tax are fundamental to your success. We help you get them right – easing your workload, ensuring compliance in the UK and globally, and keeping your employees satisfied. 

Contact Steven Fraser

  • Steven Fraser
    Meet the team

    The team

  • UK entities. Multinationals. SMEs. Privately Owned & Listed Businesses. Public & Social Sector Organisations.

    Who we can help

  • IR35 Off Payroll Working. Payroll. Global Mobility. UK Employment Taxes. Overseas Employment Taxes. Expatriate Taxes. Employee Benefits. Remote Worker Support. Systems & Software.

    How we can help

TAKING A LOAD OFF YOUR MIND

For any organisation, getting payroll functions and employment taxes right is critical, to keep employees paid correctly and on time and to ensure compliance with HMRC. With employment tax frequently investigated and the rules stringently enforced, you can’t afford to make mistakes.

Our comprehensive services for payroll and employment taxes address all these issues and help you operate efficiently, confidently and compliantly. Whatever the size of your business, from start-up to global player, all the services you require from us will be tailored to your specific needs and integrated to provide seamless support. We’ll make sure you always have clear lines of contact with us and keep you up to date with changes that affect you, with proactive advice on your best course of action.

PAYROLL & OFF-PAYROLL

Our fully managed payroll service relieves you of an arduous workload and the pressures of ensuring compliance. Whilst it’s automated and highly efficient, it’s also delivered by people you can talk to; your dedicated relationship manager will ensure any questions you have are quickly answered. Our technology integrates with widely-used HR and Finance systems and includes dashboard reporting to provide instant clarity. It also extends to provide a global payroll service for all your workplaces around the world.

IR35 off-payroll working is still a mystery to some businesses and a source of frustration to others. With experience that spans its implementation from public to private sectors and a deep understanding of the rules, we’ll explain it all clearly and help to ensure you comply, whether you’re an end client or a contractor.

UK EMPLOYMENT TAXES & BENEFITS

It’s vital you get the best value from your investment in your employees, and our well-planned UK employment tax strategy will help you achieve that, whilst ensuring compliance with HMRC rules. Our support adapts to you at any stage in your business lifecycle, making sure we put the right systems and solutions in place to lighten your tax workload.

With HMRC ramping up their tax reviews, we’ll proactively identify and correct any weaknesses in your procedures so if there should be an investigation, you can face it with confidence. And, of course, with us by your side.

Amongst our comprehensive tax services, we’ll advise on the employee benefits you can offer to help you attract and retain the best people, and explain the tax implications, including which benefits are taxable or non-taxable.

TAXES FOR GLOBAL EMPLOYEES

Global mobility allows you to hire the world’s best talent and deploy your people wherever they can be most effective. Inevitably, it also brings complications around corporate and personal tax/social security issues. Our support for your global mobility programme will take care of the tax challenges and give you full visibility of your employees worldwide, to help you optimise efficiency.

As employees go global, many organisations outsource and offshore their overseas employment tax functions, but this can raise issues around ensuring compliance. We are alert to these challenges and our overseas employment tax service helps eliminate these risks whilst providing a cost-efficient response.

Of course you want your expatriate employees to be properly rewarded, to ensure they’re not exposed to double income tax, and to benefit from the available reliefs. Our globally coordinated advice will reassure your expat employees about their tax position, and keep them motivated and fully engaged on your projects.

SYSTEMS FIT FOR THE FUTURE

Continual advances in technology mean it’s highly likely you have different systems across your departments and teams, with data held in a complex and confusing combination of legacy, on-premises and cloud software. We’ll review your systems and software and make practical suggestions on how you can unify them with the minimum disruption and expense.

By making access to your data easier, we also help you extract more value from it. Our team will organise your data and provide interactive dashboards that provide meaningful outputs to enhance your business decision-making. Having this data at your fingertips can empower you to gain a competitive advantage, even in a challenging market.

  • Commercially driven tax and financial advice provided by people who understand my business and who care about its success. A dedicated partner led team of real advisors with real commercial focus.

    Derek Smith, Maritime Developments Limited

  • AAB deliver on time, every time and respond promptly to my queries and needs. I would, and have, recommended AAB to businesses who have since joined them.

    Graham Mackie, Dales Engineering Services Limited

  • Having AAB as our business partners gives me peace of mind as they listen, participate and work with us to ensure our goals are achieved.

    Gillian Irvine, NorDan

#Updates See all updates

Sign up to updates

  1. Blog30th Nov 2022

    Important year end considerations for the United States

    The United States tax year ends on 31st December and as a result the next few weeks are key for employers to ensure that payroll has captured all of the necessary information before close. It is important for employers to…

    By Jessica Hodgson

    View more
  2. Blog23rd Nov 2022

    Four people at a staff Christmas party with drinks and sparklers

    “Tis the Season” – Christmas Festivities & Employee Gifts, an Employers’ Guide to the Tax & NIC Implications

    Now that Christmas is upon us (“oh yes, it is!”) employers will be turning their attention to their own employees, having planned the much-awaited Christmas party! There may also be gifts for staff and even children’s Christmas parties for employee…

    By Gillian Forrest

    View more
  3. Blog2nd Nov 2022

    Inflation at a 40-year high and the cost of living continuing to pinch: “We want to help our employees, but how”

    With inflation remaining on the rise and now at a 40-year high of 10.1% and the threat of more hikes in interest rates, employees are really feeling the pinch. The jump in the last 12 months is so much higher…

    By Karen Thomson

    View more
  4. Blog17th Oct 2022

    To be or not to be – mini-budget

    As we found out last week from several press articles, the new Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, does not support many of the tax cutting measures that were set out in the mini-budget by the former Chancellor Kwarteng. The first being the…

    By Karen Thomson

    View more

See all updates

Our accreditations