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November 30, 2021

Why is spying on employees on the rise?

From screen recording, to monitoring mouse-strokes, to using webcams: new technology means employers can keep a close eye on their workforce when working from home. But why is this gaining popularity? And what happens if this technology is misused? Why is this happening now? One of the consequences of the pandemic was many employees started working from home, which was promoted by the Government to support the economy. In some instances, employees were issued computers with software built in, whereas others were asked to use…

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November 18, 2021

Attracting candidates in a post-pandemic world

In June 2021, there were an estimated 34.8 million jobs in the UK, the highest level since June 2020. This represents an increase of 293,000 from March 2020, driven by an increase of 214,000 employee jobs and 72,000 self-employment jobs. The 10 most in-demand jobs in the UK in 2021 are: Delivery Drivers Project Managers Store Managers Customer Assistant Store Assistant Software Engineer Sales Assistant Customer Service Advisor Operations Manager Business Analyst If you’re looking to fill any of these positions, and you’re a small or medium-sized…

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Attracting candidates
November 16, 2021

What payroll integration means for employee experience

Integration is the harmony every department is hunting down. We all know the joys it can bring payroll and HR teams, but what does it mean for your employees? Reduced pay errors While your employees might like to see an extra 0 on the end of their gross pay, cutting them short is a sure-fire way to raise anarchy within your business. In a survey from CIPP, 53% stated the most popular reason for queries to the payroll department was in relation to issues with…

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What payroll integration means for employee experience
November 15, 2021

Why HR efficiency is crucial to every business – and how to achieve it!

Call us biased, but at the heart of every great business is a great HR team. So what happens if they aren’t on full cylinders? Well, the whole house falls down. We explain why HR efficiency is business critical and the inside scoop on how you can achieve it. Why is it so important? The HR department oversee the whole employee lifecycle. From recruitment and onboarding to employee engagement, getting people paid and exit interviews. So if your HR processes are clunky, slow and not…

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Why HR efficiency is crucial to every business
November 15, 2021

5 ways payroll & HR integration will change your life

We’re talking sliced bread, the iPhone, and the ability to google maths questions change-your-life vibes. If you’re not yet harnessing the potential of payroll & HR integration, let us tell you why it’s switching up the game. What is payroll & HR integration? How do your payroll & HR teams communicate? Are they the two of a kind, finish each other's sentences type? Or are they chalk and cheese? And by that same sentiment that is what we mean when we refer to ‘system communication’…

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5 ways payroll & HR integration will change your life
November 14, 2021

Five simple tips for speeding up payroll processing: outsourced edition

Even with an outsourced payroll process, the end of the month can feel like a rush. But not anymore! Follow these five simple tips for faff-free payroll processing. Integrate Time & Attendance with payroll So you outsource your payroll, great! That means experts are doing the heavy-lifting for you when it comes to the end of the pay period. But how do you know your people are being paid accurately for the hours they put in? If you’re continually be challenged by employees with issues…

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5 simple tips for speeding up payroll processing
November 12, 2021

How to build an employee experience that improves retention

We’re not just talking about keeping the fruit bowl stocked and championing dress-down Friday, we’re talking about a 360 experience that keeps bums on seats and gets people delivering their very best. But what is it built on? And how can you get a slice of the action? What is employee experience? Keeping it simple, employee experience can be defined by three core elements. That’s culture, technology and physical space. When you think of experience you should think of it as everything that the employee…

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November 11, 2021

What do employees really want for Christmas?

Despite getting dangerously close to the festive season, a whopping 1/3 of employers still haven't planned their Christmas party yet this year. So the question is: do you or don't you? Here are the facts. Last year's lockdown in December meant the UK couldn't celebrate Christmas as usual, which left many excited to celebrate properly this year at work and at home. However, with Covid cases still on our minds, and woolly guidance on how employers should manage this, you may be unsure of what…

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November 10, 2021

Zero tax and NI on virtual Christmas parties continues!

Planning a virtual Christmas party this year? Wondering if you're exempt from paying tax and NI on associated expenses like food, drink or virtual pantomime tickets? Happily, the HMRC has confirmed that yes, this year the tax and NI exemptions normally applied to the annual Christmas ‘do’ will also apply to virtual Christmas parties, like the year before. Yippee! To confirm: the scope of section 264 ITEPA03 now also applies to providing food, entertainment and other expenses you might incur when hosting your virtual event.…

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November 10, 2021

Four tips to avoid Christmas payroll pitfalls

It’s nearly Christmas, which means many people can look forward to a well-earned rest. But if you are an employer or payroll professional, Christmas and New Year brings a number of potential challenges that you need to be aware of and prepare for before you can start your Christmas break. Here are our top four tips to make sure you don’t run into any payroll problems at Christmas… 1. Changes to payment dates This year, both Christmas Day and New Year's is on a Saturday,…

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