Are we making progress closing the Gender Pay Gap?

In 2017 it became compulsory for businesses with over 250 employees to report their gender pay gap figures on a specialised Government website before the end of each financial year. Last year’s data revealed that a gender pay gap favouring men was present in 7,795 out of 10,0 ...
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The new financial year is bringing tax changes to Wales

It’s official, March is here which means the start of the new financial year is just around the corner. It’s the busiest time of year for payroll teams, not least because April always brings changes to systems and procedures. Today seems the perfect day to talk about a change ...
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GDPR: 59,000 breach reports in Europe, with more to come

  A recent survey by DLA Piper has found that there have been over 59,000 data breach notifications across the European Economic Area since GDPR came into force on the 25th May 2018.   The Netherlands, Germany and the UK were found to be the worst offenders in the r ...
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Our Charity Of The Year: Huntington’s Disease Association

  FMP Global is pleased to announce that our chosen charity of the year will be Huntington’s Disease Association. The charity is close to our hearts at FMP, so we are proud to be raising money for such a great cause. Huntington’s disease is an illness caused by a faulty ...
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Morrisons Is The Latest Supermarket To Have Pay Gap Issues

  Morrisons is the latest supermarket giant to be facing legal action regarding equal pay, as thousands of their current and former shop floor workers of whom 70% are female, claim they are being paid less than their predominately male colleagues doing comparable work in ...
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The Crackdown On Auto Enrolment And What It Means For You

  Auto enrolment is proving a challenge for many companies across the UK, particularly for SMEs. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is now cracking down on it even more. In October, four members of a recruitment company based in Derby became the first in the UK to be given a s ...
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Bringing Payroll and HR solutions to the Hampshire Business Expo

  All companies no matter their size, need payroll and HR to keep their business running smoothly. Unfortunately, these tasks are no easy feat and are often complicated and time consuming for most companies. Laws and legislation surrounding payroll and HR change all the ...
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When Your CEO Says Jump Do You Say How High?

Jump? How High? Criminals are using the CEO’s name to defraud business – If you received an email from your CEO requesting an immediate action, what’s your reaction? For most people the CEO is a god like figure with the power to ruin or enhance a career, so for the most ...
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5 Ways For Schools To Save Money In Light Of The Funding Crisis

  The National Education Union claims 4819 schools did not receive any extra funds from the government or have even had their funding cut. This news is devastating for schools and highly concerning. According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, school spending per pupil ...
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