From the 6th April 2014, employers can reduce their employer Class 1 National Insurance contributions (NICs) by £2,000 by claiming the Employment Allowance*.
Eligible employers will be able to reduce their NIC payments by up to £2,000 per tax year. Employers are eligible for the Employment Allowance if they are a business or charity and they pay employer NICs on employees' or directors' earnings.
* Please Note: The Employment Allowance is subject to Parliamentary approval of the legislation in the National Insurance Contributions (NICs) Bill. As such the details contained here are subject to change.