October 19, 2021

Five reasons your HR team are time poor – and how to fix it!

Feel like your HR department are always chasing down the clock? Overstretched and needing more resource? Here are the top five reasons your HR team are time poor and what you can do to change that. Employee admin As the people-people of the business, it’s only natural that your HR department will have a lot…

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October 18, 2021

How to measure the true value of your outsourced payroll service

According to research from YouGov 70% of organisation outsource part of their business to external suppliers. If you’re outsourcing payroll with a managed payroll solution, how are you measuring the true value? We’ve pulled together a few killer questions to ask yourself when thinking about outsourcing value. Does opting for a managed payroll solution help…

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October 17, 2021

5 reports to request from your payroll provider that will change your life

What reports should I request from my managed payroll provider? Outsourced payroll may do all of the heavy lifting in the payroll department, but to maintain your payroll visibility there are some reports you’ll want from your supplier. While great payroll providers will grant you access to these reports as standard, some providers out there…

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October 16, 2021

Revaled! The worrying true cost of all those payroll errors…

How much could payroll inaccuracies be costing you? Payroll. Get it right and it’s happy days! But fail to cover the basics and you’re looking at fines, peeved off employees and a loss of reputation. This is what payroll inaccuracies are really costing you as a business. Payroll in accuracies come in many forms: employee…

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October 15, 2021

How to check up on payroll compliance: outsourced edition

We live in a world where everyone is a self-confessed expert, with millions of years of expertise and a degree in payroll compliance. While you should be able to trust your outsourced payroll provider, here are a few things you should be checking up on. Accreditations Yes, we’re talking those shiny badges. Lots of outsourced…

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October 14, 2021

4 ways to get compliance visibility when your payroll is outsourced

While you might trust that your supplier is keeping you complaint, as a business you should be paying attention to the finer details when it comes to payroll compliance with your outsourced supplier. Your supplier might talk the talk, but can they walk the walk too? Here are our top tips for getting greater compliance…

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October 13, 2021

How to ensure outsourced payroll is accurate

Unfortunately, just because you outsource your payroll doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed accurate payroll processing. You and your employees could still end up on the back foot. Here’s a few tips for ensuring a timely and accurate outsourced payroll. The bottom line is even outsourced providers get it wrong sometimes, and that’s why it’s important as…

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October 11, 2021

Data tips: 5 ways to speed up the new starter process

You’ve found the perfect company fit, hurrah! And a sure-fire way to annoy your new golden employee is to input their data wrong, only for them to miss their first payday. You might laugh, but it’s been known to happen! Follow these five top tips on data for a smooth new starter transition. Get the…

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October 6, 2021

Should employees be allowed to take sick leave for period pains?

According to a recent UK-wide survey, 26% of employees feared their manager wouldn’t consider period pain a legitimate illness, and therefore not a good enough reason to be absent from work. As such, up to a quarter of those surveyed admitted to lying to their manager about their true reason for absence. How should employers…

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October 5, 2021

Covid spot-checks reveal wider health and safety breaches

A contractor was recently prosecuted after a Covid-19 spot check revealed multiple breaches in health and safety. How can employers protect themselves from a similar outcome? With Covid-19 taking priority for many health and safety professionals, it seems that the other aspects of safety may be being forgotten. In one instance, a construction contractor was…

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October 1, 2021

What does it mean to celebrate Black History Month in 2021?

What is Black History Month Black History Month (BHM) is a time to recognise and celebrate the achievements of people with African or Caribbean heritage, and understand the enormous impact of black heritage and culture on the UK. Despite black ethnic groups making up 3.3% of the UK population, our current education system barely scratches…

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