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Disability Cornwall
Personal Budgets Support Services

 

From April 2011 everyone receiving social care support will get a personal budget at the start of their service or following their review. You can choose how to spend your personal budget providing it meets your eligible social care needs. You can choose to have the money through a direct payment and organise support yourself, have the Council arrange your support, or choose a mixture of these arrangements.


A personal budget is an opportunity to manage your own support through a direct payment. This will enable you to have increased choice and control over your own life. Should you decide to manage your own budget, we can give you advice and support.

 

Our professional services will assist you with the technical aspects of managing your budget such as: 

  •  Payroll and Employer Support
  •  Managed Accounts
  •  PA Register
Personal Budgets

If you would like more information about personal budgets, click the link below to the Cornwall Council website for information, guidance and brochures.

Link to Cornwall Council website

 

Alternatively you can call:

Adult Care, Health & Wellbeing on T: 0300 1234131

Disability Cornwall on T: 01736 756655

 

Payroll & Employer Support

We offer a monthly payroll service which includes: 

Payslips for your employees and an employer summary for your records detailing payments to employees and tax and national insurance payments due to HMRC.  We will act as your agent with HMRC and can help with all aspects of payroll and the associated responsibilities of being an employer such as helping you understand holiday entitlements and statutory payments leaving you to simply make payments.

 

Payroll Costs
    Monthly Payroll       1-2 employees       £25 per month       (£5.77 per week)  
 3-5 employees  £30 per month  (£6.92 per week)
 6+ employees  £35 per month  (£8.08 per week)
Monthly RTI Submissions Free of Charge
End of year returns Free of Charge
Starters & Leavers (P45s) Free of Charge
P60s Free of Charge
Statutory Payments Free of Charge
Holiday Calculations Free of Charge
Engagement / Closing Fee - £10 one off cost
All charges are free of VAT

 

 

 

Managed Accounts

 

Our managed account service costs just £30 per month (£6.92 per week) for which we:

  • Receive and manage funds on your behalf
  • Maintain records to show how the money has been spent
  • Make payments to your employees & HMRC
  • Make payments to any other supplier as required
  • Provide account information on income, expenditure and balance as required

 

If you use both our payroll and managed account service we offer a £5 discount.

 

Personal Assistant Register & Employer Support

 

We have a website for employers to find PA's www.findmeapa.co.uk there is a £10 annual subscription. Simply register and search for PAs who match your requirements. Once regustered you can request the 'Guide to Being a Good Employer Toolkit" free of charge from us which is useful for all aspects of being an employer including guidance, checklists and templates.

 

Individuals can register on www.findmeapa.co.uk if they are interested in working as a PA. There is no charge for this.

 

If you would like to use any of these support services, let your case co-ordinator know when you are putting together your support plan and these costs can be taken into consideration.

 

Our professional and friendly service is open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

 

For more information please contact us by [ clicking here ]

 

What our clients say about this service

 

'Many thanks to you and the rest of the tea for always being patient and kind and helpful so many thanks to you all' - J.B.

 

'Thank you so much for your outstanding customer service, you couldn't do enough to help us all, thank you again' - M.C. and co.

 

'... both of us, couldn't praise you enough, in particular for your efficiecy and lovely approach to helping us. For that we will be externally grateful'

 

'Thank you very much for all your help over the 18 months or so I couldn't of done this job without you'

 

'Thank you for all your patience and understanding while I get to grips with all this tax stuff!'

 

'Many thanks for your work, it really helps'

 

'May I say that both Dad and I have found your service to be exceptional and would like to add that at all times we have been encouraged and heartened by the extra personal touch we feel we have received from yourself and the office team. Please pass on a big 'Thank You' from us. You have all made a good deal of difference at this difficult time for us. It has been a pleasure doing business with you. Bless you all'

 

'Thank you for setting up the payments, efficient as ever!'

 

'I have been singing your praises to DACS as you and your team make the whole PB process so simple and are so friendly and helpful. Thank you'

 

'Thanks so much to you and all your team, you really make our lives easier!'

 

'We had a PB review meeting today and when the lady asked about our accounts, both T and myself couldn't praise you enough, in particular your efficiency and lovely approach to helping us. For that we will be eternally grateful'

 

'Thank you for all your help, especially solving that last wages problem!'

 

I want to thank you yet again for all your help and kindness, you have helped to keep me sane. I have not enjoyed being an employer, without your help I would have been completely lost'

 

'I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time for me. Thank you'

 

'Thank you for the extremely helpful telephone conversation this morning, you have helped to clarify several issues for me and simplified the process for my Mum and me. Many thanks for all your guidance and help'

 

Disability Cornwall & Isles of Scilly is proudly funded and supported by

 

rank LLODYS the duchy Health Charity
nhs claretr 100x100_cornwall_council HenrySmith Independent Support Funded by Comic Relief

 

And honours the legacy of the Cornwall Disabled Association

 

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