Don’t let bad weather grind your business to a halt

For many corners of the globe (namely in the Northern Hemisphere) it’s that time of year when poor weather has the potential to cause disruptions aplenty, whether that be down to ice, heavy rain, gale force winds or the dreaded snow. This can cause businesses owners a lot of ...
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Tesco hasn’t mastered equal pay yet – have you?

Equal pay is in the forefront of many news headlines at the moment, and rightly so. The Equal Pay Act 1970 states that there must be no favourable treatment between men and women in regards to pay and conditions of employment. Similarly, the Equality Act 2010 prohibits discri ...
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Incentives so important for payroll people

The recent FMP Global all staff event provided a classic example of how to effectively use incentives and celebration to create a motivated workforce. I’ve written many times before about payroll people being the unsung heroes in most businesses, keeping employees happy ...
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The new tax year is approaching. Here’s how to prepare.

The new tax year is fast approaching and change is around the corner. Preparation is of the essence, so we have put together a list of key points that will impact on your business and your employees in just a few months’ time. From 1st April 2018 the tax free personal allowan ...
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2018 presents the chance for a few too many sporting sickies

2018 is going to be a big year for international sporting events. In February, Korea is hosting PyeongChang 2018, more commonly known as the Winter Olympics. Then fast forward a few months to June and July and our attention will be on Russia and the highly anticipated FIFA Wo ...
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Will robots replace staff in minimum wage debate?

The rise in minimum wage employees over the last few years is set to continue, rising from the 4% of employees in 2015 to an estimated 12% by 2020. Good news for business? Not necessarily according to the Institute for Fiscal studies, who have warned that the payroll bill for ...
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ISO certification critical as payroll legislation hots up

ISO certification is becoming increasingly critical in a new dawn for payrollers in 2018, with multiple ways in which mistakes can be punished. With legislation across payroll and HR at an all time high, and with the immensity of compliance to GDPR coming in May 2018 certific ...
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The Critical Issues facing payroll in 2018

The critical issues facing payroll in 2018 are covered off in our Top Ten guide to payroll issues, back for for a third year. For anyone involved in payroll or HR 2018 is set to be challenging and this guide is a must read . Download our eBook for the full story: 2018 will be ...
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