January 26, 2022

Managing seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in the workplace

With one in 15 people in the UK affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it should be a priority when it comes to managing mental health in the workplace. Here’s how you can help staff affected by SAD as an employer. What is SAD? NHS defines seasonal affective disorder (SAD) as a type of depression…

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January 25, 2022

Failure in risk management leads to tragic consequences

Three tragic cases recently reported in the care sector highlight the importance of thorough and ongoing risk assessment processes with management oversight, that ensure all risks and controls are properly communicated to workers. Not only did the three incidents result in tragic – and heartbreakingly avoidable – loss of life, the reputational and financial costs…

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January 24, 2022

LANDED partnership: Helping SMEs manage the employee lifecycle end-to-end

Moorepay has joined forces with LANDED Hiring Software so you can manage the entire employee life-cycle with ease. About our partnership Yes, it’s official! We’ve partnered with LANDED to offer start to finish management of employees. From applicant tracking and recruitment, right through to personnel management and training. We’ve combined forces to ensure the market…

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January 23, 2022

Partnership With Bizimply: Payroll, HR & Workforce Management Combined

Moorepay has joined forces with Bizimply to provide a more comprehensive offering to the hospitality, retail and care industry. About our partnership Yes, it’s official! Moorepay’s Payroll and HR Solutions will now integrate seamlessly with the Bizimply, so that we can offer a payroll, HR and workforce management solution for a multitude of industries. The…

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January 20, 2022

What is an employer’s responsibility at a work party?

What’s the definition of a workplace party? Who is responsible if things go wrong? That’s something people all over the country are asking and we’re here to give you the facts. While for most of us the big ‘Work Christmas Do’ has been on hold for a couple of years, a less formal approach to…

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January 20, 2022

Unfair dismissal when employee refuses to agree to employment contract changes

An Employment Tribunal found a solicitor was unfairly dismissed for refusing to agree to changes to her employment contract. These changes would have given the employer the freedom to unilaterally reduce her pay and hours to 80% or place her on furlough. The dismissal was unfair because of a lack of meaningful consultation and failure…

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January 17, 2022

The quick way to deal with employee payroll & HR queries

We’ve all been there: the inbox is stacking up, the phone is ringing off the hook, and let’s not even get started on those furiously typing in teams. Whether you’re a small team, or a miniature army, there are obvious benefits in quickly managing employee queries relating to payroll & HR. This is the easy…

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January 13, 2022

New ACAS guidance cracks down on fire and rehire tactics

There is new guidance published by ACAS on ‘fire and rehire’ amidst surge in attempts to fire and rehire employees on lesser contractual terms. Whilst fire and rehire can help avoid redundancies, ACAS identifies the use of the Covid-19 pandemic as a ‘smokescreen’ to diminish workers’ terms and conditions via extreme fire and rehire practices.…

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January 13, 2022

Dismissing an employee for breaching self-isolation guidelines found unfair

The decision to summarily dismiss an employee for being ‘highly irresponsible’ and ‘reckless’ in breaching self-isolation guidelines was found to be unfair. An employee was successful in their claim for unfair dismissal despite the tribunal finding ‘blameworthy conduct’ on his part. Background of the case The Claimant was employed as a Forklift Truck Driver in…

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January 12, 2022

Eight easy ways to boost your employees’ wellbeing this Blue Monday

This could be the bluest Monday in history. After two years of living through the pandemic, and potentially more challenges ahead, it’s more important than ever for businesses to prioritise their employees’ wellbeing. With Blue Monday just around the corner (17th January), we’ve put together this list of how you can easily support your employees…

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January 12, 2022

Our Next Generation Software & Microsoft Technology

As part of our Next Generation Software, we’re now operating across the latest Microsoft Azure cloud-based solution. But what does that mean? Well, we’re glad you asked! On the surface of it, you might not think this is the most exciting feature across our Next Generation Software – but that’s where you’d be mistaken. Hosting…

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January 11, 2022

Why we built the Moorepay Mobile App

Beautiful. Convenient. Easy. Is it what dreams are made of? Maybe. Say hello to the easy to access Moorepay Mobile App. Why we built the app Our users said that our software on mobile was “useless”, “unacceptable” and “the worst experience ever”. Suffice to say, we knew that we needed to change. So we took…

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