September 11, 2019

Seriously. What is an API?

‘How can I automatically move data from one system into another?’ you ask, filled with concern it’s an impossible task and you’re doomed to an eternity of entering it all manually. Your tech savvy colleague frowns at you and says ‘Err… We can just use an API.’ You nod vigorously and say ‘Of course, yeah,…

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Faster Payments: The Fastest Payroll Payments

Waiting up to three working days for a BACS payment to land? That is so last year. You should be using Faster Payments and making payments in three seconds. If you work in payroll, you’ll know that sometimes mistakes happen. It’s not right and it’s not pretty. But occasionally things get missed, balls are dropped,…

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August 12, 2019

Stop Doing Unnecessary Admin. Start Using Employee Self-Service.

By 2020 we’ll be holidaying on Mars and dishwashers will fill themselves. Hmmm. Perhaps we’re not quite there yet. But technology is pretty slick, right? We can make calls from our watches and track our taxis without speaking to anyone. But just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, along came Employee Self-Service… What…

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April 3, 2019

Two Major Changes to Itemised Pay Statements

From 6 April 2019 two major changes to the rules on itemised pay statements take effect. The Employment Rights Act 1996 has been amended meaning that: Firstly, the right to an itemised pay statement has been extended to include workers Secondly, itemised pay statements must include the numbers of hours worked where the employee’s pay…

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April 1, 2019

Why does the UK tax year run from April to April?

The new UK tax year is coming! But why does it run from 6th April – why not January to January? Well, it all started a very long time ago when – in England and Ireland – the New Year started on 25th March. It was known as Lady Day to commemorate the angel Gabriel’s…

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March 27, 2019

Holiday Entitlement Calculator – Calculations Made Easy

Calculating holiday entitlement for full time employees is relatively straight-forward. But what about when an employee starts or leaves part way through the holiday year, and what about part time employees? That’s when calculating holiday entitlement gets much more difficult… But don’t worry – to help you through this arithmetic exercise, we’ve compiled the following…

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March 13, 2019

National Minimum Wage: Are you Breaking the Rules?

The British Retail Consortium (the trade body for shops and online retailers) recently called on HMRC to halt National Minimum Wage enforcement claiming that the current system is no longer fit for purpose. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) provisions date from 1998 and have recently celebrated their 20th birthday. I’m sure some of you…

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November 30, 2018

National Minimum Wage: When Business Owners Lose Control…

Picture this. Your business has made the headlines. And so have you. Have you won some kind of SME business of the year award?! Erm… well, no actually. You’re in the news for breaking the law and exploiting your employees. Because you didn’t know about the changes to national minimum wage… It’s a PR nightmare.…

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October 24, 2018

Moorepay at CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018

We’re very excited to be back at the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition, on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th November Free to attend, this year’s CIPD exhibition is taking place at Manchester Central and promises to be bigger and better, with the UK’s best HR suppliers exhibiting. The exhibition allows HR professionals to test-drive the…

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