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May 20, 2024

Payrolling benefits: a game changer

In January 2024, the government unveiled a series of measures aimed at streamlining and modernising the tax system, with a heavy emphasis on technology to boost productivity within the public sector. One stand-out? The mandate for payrolling benefits in kind, effective April 2026. This bold move aims to simplify tax procedures, cut administrative red tape, and propel businesses into the digital age of payroll processing. Let's dive into the details and unpack what this means for UK employers. When does the switch to mandatory payrolling…

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May 13, 2024

Building a culture of care: practical steps to support employee mental health

One in six people in the UK experience mental health problems, with 12 billion working days being lost each year globally to depression and anxiety. As HR professionals, you’ll know that the people are the heartbeat of your business, so it’s paramount for you to take the practical steps to support their mental health. From investing in Mental Health First Aiders to making sure you’re effectively managing mental health related absences; we’ve put together a round-up of resources for you to build a culture of…

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May 1, 2024

HR KPIs: metrics you should be tracking

There are so many HR metrics that could be keeping you up at night. But what do you need to focus on to know you've succeeded in your strategy? And what can you bring to the board that is bound to impress? We explore the KPIs you'll want to focus on, and why. Why are KPIs important to a HR department? All departments in your business will ideally have KPIs (or Key Performance Indicators) which track long-term performance against achieving your objectives. KPIs may be…

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April 30, 2024

Workforce management and pay done proper

We’ve made sneaky little advancements to our existing integration with RotaCloud, now more powerful than ever. Here’s what that integration looks like.  Our HR Software has been syncing RotaCloud data since the dawn of time. After carefully listening to our customers, it made only perfect sense to crack out the dusting rags and polish up this integration. The brief: more data syncing the way customers want, to where they want it. Light work for our product team. So, what does that mean for customers? Well,…

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April 29, 2024

Biometric Attendance Monitoring gets the thumbs down

At the end of February, the Information Commissioner ordered Serco Leisure to stop using facial recognition and fingerprint scanning to check attendance and authorise pay. This followed an investigation affecting 38 leisure centres and over 2000 staff. Serco was unable to show that the practice was fair, proportionate, and necessary. The Information Commissioner concluded that risks had not been fully considered and business interests had been prioritised over employees’ privacy. The Information Commissioner, John Edwards, commented on the  case, saying “…Biometric technologies cannot be deployed…

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April 29, 2024

How to get stakeholders on board with your HR initiatives

Whether you’re proposing a new wellbeing programme, rewards system or the implementation of HR Software, the first step in any new HR initiative is gaining buy-in from your organisation’s key stakeholders. Any significant change to process, policy or platform will inevitably come at a cost, so budgetary sign-off will be needed. In an ideal world though, you’ll get more than just the financial go-ahead from above. For your new initiatives to really take root in the organisation, you’ll need full backing from your bosses, with senior…

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April 26, 2024

Responsibly implementing AI into your recruitment processes

Following the recent government guidance, are you intrigued by the possibilities of AI in recruitment but find yourself grappling with the ethical implications? In the realm of recruitment, the emergence of AI presents a tantalising array of possibilities, promising to revolutionise traditional hiring practices. However, alongside these promises comes strong ethical considerations that can’t be overlooked. In this article, we explore the somewhat uncharted landscape of AI and its implementation into recruitment, whilst breaking down the core insights from the DSIT’s recent ‘Responsible AI in…

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April 26, 2024

How to calculate employees’ pensionable earnings

We know that, as an employer, by law we must contribute to our employees’ pension. But what are pensionable earnings? And how do we calculate them? As an employer, you must now legally auto enrol your employees into your workplace pension scheme. Contributions must hit minimum contributions to be legally compliant and will reflect figures known as ‘pensionable earnings’ or ‘pensionable pay’. How do I calculate pensionable pay? Like with many things, there is more than one way to skin a cat. Pensionable pay can…

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April 23, 2024

The ghosts of employment past

Calling on dark arts to resurrect pay document for your past employees? That tricky admin need haunt you no more, employee self-service is alive and kicking. Check out how we’re making past pay documents even more accessible, saving you bags of time on admin.   When employees leave it’s all tears, cake, and a bob or two in a handwritten card. Then bam, emails deleted, gone with the wind, like it all never happened. In between the goodbye hugs and well wishes no one is…

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April 16, 2024

Zellis Group announces acquisition by Apax Funds

The Zellis Group today announces that funds advised by Apax Partners LLP, a leading global private equity advisory firm, have reached a definitive agreement to acquire it from Bain Capital, subject to regulatory approval. Bain Capital originally acquired Zellis and Moorepay in 2017, establishing a new and highly experienced leadership team to strengthen capabilities across all divisions, focussing on software innovation and customer excellence. Since then, Zellis Group has strengthened its core cloud-based HR and payroll offerings, added a benefits administration software platform through the…

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