6 sins that lead to charity payroll fraud

Charity Payroll fraud is high on the agenda during Charity Fraud Awareness Week. Your charity’s payroll should be the first to be protected. Losses incurred through payroll fraud can be devastating to a charity, creating financial and reputational carnage. NCVO Trusted payrol ...
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5 Reward nominations crown a superb year at FMP

FMP Global has stolen 5 reward nominations for The Rewards, the flagship awards event that evolved from the Payroll World Awards. FMP Global is led by CEO Justin Cottrell, a winner of the  ‘Best Leader’ award category in previous years (pictured). The event still ...
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Monitoring Your Employees at Work

The concept of monitoring employees is a controversial one. Employers thinking about introducing a method of monitoring in the workplace need to give due consideration to the impacts it might have. Thought should be given not only to the possible effects on employee morale, b ...
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More employee tribunals create significant risk for business

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 ...
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How Secure is Your Payroll?

Payroll security doesn’t just protect your business. It protects your people, too. Every day, payroll professionals handle the personal data of every single person in your business. In order to run payroll, you need, on average, 14 pieces of data. This includes: Employe ...
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Has Travel Disruption highlighted need for new employee policy?

The recent Thomas Cook travel disruption ( September 2019) has perhaps affected some of your employees. Tales of people arriving back later from a holiday, or staff on business trips forking up additional hotels bills and expenses. What’s your policy for stranded members of s ...
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How to Secure Your Payroll Against Cybercrime

In order to secure your payroll against cybercrime and phishing scams in today’s complex digital world, you need a combination of technology and trust. Securing your payroll means keeping the personal data of your employees safe. It is an essential part of everyday payr ...
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HMRC wins IR35 against three BBC presenters

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 ...
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Do Employers need to support resident employees post Brexit?

Resident employees, as EU citizens working and living in the UK, need to be aware of action needed this year to carry on working in the UK. They will have until 31 December 2020 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. This c ...
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Controversial Holiday Payments Failure Mean All Bets Off

Holiday payments at Betfred are under fire. It has been revealed the bookmaker has reportedly failed to correctly include overtime within their calculations. Worse still they have apparently failed to tell staff.  A whistleblower suggested they were only prepared to take acti ...
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How Does HR Data Create a Stronger Employer Brand?

This article explores how you can use HR Data to build a stronger employer brand. Employer branding is essential for securing top talent When deciding on where to apply for a job, 84% of job seekers say the reputation of a company as an employer is important. Employee retenti ...
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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 ...
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