Following a growing number of high profile hacking incidents, the decision has been made to force SalaryBot to work over HTTPS (commonly recognised by the green padlock displayed on your web browser). At the time of writing, SalaryBot is the only secure salary calculator on the web. Continue reading
With the new tax year just a month away, SalaryBot has now been upgraded to handle the 2014-2015 financial year. Increases in personal allowance (from £9,440 to £10,000) and a narrowing of the basic rate income tax band mean most salaries will be affected by the changes. Continue reading
With the new year upon us, it’s about time that SalaryBot received an upgrade. Three major features have now been added to SalaryBot’s arsenal; pensions contributions, a salary checker and a signup process for job email alerts. Continue reading
With the new national minimum wage coming into effect today for over 21′s, SalaryBot.co.uk has introduced some useful updates.
Although the national minimum wage check had been implemented on SalaryBot.co.uk for a few months, today the website gets an update to the minimum wage rates, and perhaps the bigget update of all; the minimum wage check comes to the apps!
Millions of people in the UK are on the wrong tax code and as a result are probably paying more tax than they need to. It happens when you change jobs, switch to part time work or become self-employed or contracted.
SalaryBot is now requesting extra data for the purpose of exploring trends in employee pay.
By looking at age, gender, ethnicity, and disability, it is hoped that any variation in salary between the different backgrounds will be highlighted. Continue reading
Following requests from visitors to be able to change the number of hours worked on the salary calculator, a number of options have been introduced to make it more flexible for those not working strict full time hours (37.5 hours per week). Continue reading
Following Bob Diamond’s departure as chief executive of Barclays, it has been revealed that he will receive a £2m payout made up of his salary, pension and benefits. Whilst his salary is reportedly £1.35m, Bob Diamond has voluntarily declined to accept his bonus which is up to a whopping £20m.