Author Archives: Chloe Walton

Tribunals on the increase – Protecting your business against disgruntled employees is getting harder. Tribunal statistics issued by the government show that Employment Tribunal Claims are up 26% year on year. The statistic should be a wake-up call for businesses to take action. Proactive steps to minimise the risks of these claims being brought forward […]

IR35 is a tax legislation that is designed to tackle tax avoidance by workers and the firms that hire them who are supplying their services to clients via an intermediary, such as a limited company, but who would be an employee if the intermediary was not used. These workers are called ‘deemed employees’ by the […]

FPS Distribution: A Case Study

FPS Distribution is a distribution and wholesale company which has been running for over 80 years with a product portfolio that now spans the Automotive, Maintenance & Accessories and Retail sectors. Employing around 1,200 people, operating across the UK through a network of 23 sites, they have a large payroll. FPS have been using IRIS […]

  Summer is here and that means it is the return of festival season! We have already seen the arrival of many festivals, but over the next 3 months, there are many more to come! An increase in festivals results in an increase of temporary and seasonal workers which can be problematic for the payroll […]

Calling all dog lovers and especially dog owners! This Friday, the 21st of June is Bring Your Dog To Work Day and we expect to see employers all over the country allowing people to bring their dog in on this special day. However, why not allow them in the office any day of the year? […]

Paying your staff correctly and on time is very important and it can be a tremendous weight of responsibility on your shoulders. Getting it wrong can have some bad consequences for the charity. Not only will your employees lose trust in you, but it is also against the law to not comply with payroll legislation. […]

  Payroll is an integral part of all organisations. Whoever looks after your company’s payroll is not only responsible for employees’ salary compensation, but they also need to protect your company’s reputation by ensuring compliance with various legislation. Even though payroll is vital, people often fail to recognise the importance. Payroll affects every aspect of […]