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April 10, 2021

3 simple ways to streamline manual payrolls

Ever get the feeling there must be a simpler way to get those painful payrolls processed? Now we can't grant you three wishes, but we do have three simple steps set to alleviate the strain on even the most hectic payroll department! Employee self-service How much of your time is spent dealing with the ‘who, how, what, and why’ questions from employees? Pesky detail changes, chasing incomplete data and general tasks that not only drive you insane, but tarnish the relationship between payroll staff and…

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April 7, 2021

Four quick tips for faster timesheet processing

When the end of the month is hurtling towards you the last thing you need is outstanding, incomplete or downright wrong timesheets. The key to end of month bliss? A timely and clean timesheet process powered by your people managers. "But how?" we hear you cry. Well, that's what we answer in this article. Electronic timesheets It’s a scene that managers know far too well. Chasing down timesheets, cross-referencing the rota for the week or the month, back-and-forth with employees just to know the whole…

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April 1, 2021

How to manage stress at work

There are many reasons why stress occurs at work. Having crazily tight deadlines and a horrifically heavy workload often trigger it... The last 12 months have been so different from anything we’ve known before, there are now a whole host of new things causing employees to feel stressed. Which is why addressing how to manage stress at work must be something all companies prioritise in 2021. And given April is Stress Management month, now is the perfect time to focus your efforts in this area.…

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March 30, 2021

FAQs: Can you spy on your employees?

Working from home has been the new norm for many, thanks to lockdown. This shift to remote - and unwatched - working, may have heightened the business desire to keep track of staff. So, what's allowed and what's not, when it comes to monitoring what your employees get up to? Keep reading to find out what kinds of of employee monitoring takes place, what the reasons might be, what lawful and unlawful monitoring looks like, and what are the rights of employees. Plus, we answer…

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March 29, 2021

How to Manage Annual Leave in 2021

Managing annual leave with furlough, accrued holidays and self-isolation can be far from a holiday. We've summed up what employers need to know about the latest legislation. Watch our masterclass or read our article below to brush up on the latest rules and best practise when it comes to annual leave, carrying over holidays, furlough implications, and travelling abroad for your employees. At the end, you'll also find a list of actions you can take forward for the rest of this year. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkTa92AgWgI[/embed] Carried Over…

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managing holidays and annual leave in 2021 with furlough
March 21, 2021

What Is Human Capital Management (HCM)? | Key Terms

Human Capital Management (HCM) is a term growing in popularity – but what does it actually mean? We’ve listed the key terms surrounding HCM and what it all means for your HR team. What Is Human Capital? Human capital is the economic value that comes from your workforce: things like experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities, as well as anything else that might add further value such as personal values, work ethic, and education. Although it’s a qualitative value, it can still be measured and used…

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March 9, 2021

Employers Urged to “Normalise Conversations” about the Menopause

Over 40% of women experiencing the menopause said it's affecting their mental health. But three quarters of women feel they can't tell their employer about their symptoms. This has to change. Talking about the problems a woman can have whilst going through the menopause is still a topic of stigma and taboo in the workplace. In fact, a survey carried out by the BBC found that 70% of women would not tell their employer about their menopause symptoms. With more women than ever over the age…

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Employers urged to normalise conversations about the menopause
March 4, 2021

The Budget 2021: How it Affects Payroll

The Budget was announced by Rishi Sunak yesterday, declaring the Government's plans for spending and taxation for the upcoming financial year 2021-22. We've summarised the key facts that payroll professionals need to know below. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) The Budget confirms the continuation of the Coronavirus Job Retention (furlough) Scheme in its current form until the end of June 2021. As the economy reopens and demand returns, the government will introduce employer contributions towards the cost of unworked hours until September 2021. From July,…

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Budget 2021 update for payrollers
March 4, 2021

How to create a workplace where women thrive

Creating a respectful environment is not enough when tackling gender inequality in the workplace. We must also create equal opportunities for growth and achievement by cultivating a working culture where women are able to thrive. Here's how. In the lead-up to International Women's Day, we asked several incredible women at Moorepay how they think employers can better support women in the workplace. Watch the video for a summary and gain greater insight into cultivating a positive and fair workplace in the article below. [embed]http://youtu.be/KUPdOR5EwxI[/embed] Amplify…

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March 2, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace: FAQs

Can you force employees to have the Covid vaccine? What about disciplinary action if they refuse the vaccine? And is your workplace deemed 'safe' if employees don't have the vaccine? We've compiled a list of your frequently asked questions, answered by our in-house HR and employment law experts. Can I stipulate that my employees have a Covid vaccine? There is no government regulation that forces an individual to have a vaccine and we have no reason to think that vaccines would or could ever be…

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