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HMRC Sleeping on the Job

HMRC accused of failing to clarify sleep in payment rules HMRC have been accused of confusing the latest stand point on sleep in payments to carers. HMRC recently sent a letter to social care providers who were signed up to social care compliance scheme (SCCS). The letter sought to clarify the future of SCCS obligations following a recent Court of Appeal decision.

The case declared it “appropriate to continue to operate the SCCS” but informed employers to wait for government guidance on minimum wage calculations.