FMP Global shortlisted for two CIPP Annual Excellence Awards

We are delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year FMP Global has been shortlisted as finalists at the CIPP Annual Excellence Awards. We are shortlisted for two categories: Payroll service provider of the year International payroll service provider of the year P ...
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak reveals new Job Support Scheme

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, this afternoon Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed that a new Job Support Scheme will begin when the current furlough scheme ends. The new scheme bears similarities to wage subsidy schemes currently used in countries such as Germany. The ...
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HMRC made a mistake

What happens if HMRC makes a mistake?

Disruptive or costly mistakes, especially to your payroll, can be all too common. Even getting the basics right – taxes, for example – is not always an easy feat. Mistakes, errors, and slips in your payroll reporting can, and likely will, be scrutinised by the watchful HM Rev ...
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digital onboarding

A Guide to Digital Onboarding

The coronavirus pandemic has led to businesses all over rethinking their strategies. With the majority of staff working from home for a significant proportion of time, it became necessary to move all kinds of processes over to the digital world – and this included onboarding. ...
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September furlough update – more changes to be aware of

September is here and on top of a change of seasons we are also seeing a change to the Government’s Job Retention Scheme. Support offered to furloughed employees by the Government will drop from 80% of wages up to £2,500 per month, to 70% up to £2,187.50 per month, with emplo ...
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contacting hmrc

Contacting HMRC About Tax

Getting in touch with HMRC is a task that no HR and payroll professional looks forward to. Although the HMRC goal regarding wait times to connect phone calls is just five minutes, in actual fact people have been known to wait for more than an hour. As roles in HR and payroll ...
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employee costs

How Do You Calculate the Average Cost per Employee?

Calculating the average cost per employee can be a complex task, as there are many different aspects to take into account. It’s not as simple as just deciding on their wage or salary; employees also need to think about the costs they will incur for pensions, bonuses, expenses ...
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schools save money

How Can Schools Save Money?

According to the UK National Education Union, in 2020, 83% of schools will lose out on funding because of government cuts. This means that more than 16,500 schools will have less money per student than they did in 2015. Cuts to school funding are far from a new issue, and eve ...
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Switching Payroll Provider  

Partnerships should be, above all else, valuable. Nowadays, it feels like corporate wisdom that partnerships, when fully harnessed, can fuel your operation in new, exciting ways. Yet, it’s certainly not easy to rebuild confidence and trust if you’ve entered into an unbenefici ...
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Furlough

Supporting Staff Still on Furlough

the UK government’s furlough scheme was announced back in March, a huge proportion of employers have asked for this support. In fact, as of early June, more than 25% of UK workers had been furloughed – that’s around 8.9 million individuals.   As the spread of coronavirus in t ...
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hiring freelancers

8 Tips for Hiring Freelancers

The notion of hiring a freelancer is likely one that has entered the mind of just about all business owners at one time or another. Particularly for smaller businesses that are not yet ready to invest in a permanent workforce, freelancers can offer the ideal solution when an ...
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working from home

Will Working from Home Become the New Normal?

This year, the coronavirus lockdown has demonstrated that many companies can, in fact, continue as normal with employees working from home, with so many being forced to do so. Therefore, many business owners may now be inclined to maintain this method of working to save on ov ...
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