June 30, 2021

Should employers be preparing for a baby boom?

There have been many mixed reports on the baby boom – or baby bust – situation in the UK. Naturally, as Covid-19 has shaken up people’s personal lives and careers since the start of 2020, the environment for growing a family has changed dramatically. At the start of the pandemic, the UK saw a sharp…

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June 29, 2021

Payroll & HR legislation that SMBs need to know 

It’s a minefield out there. Legislation can change at the drop of a hat and if you dare to miss it, you could be slapped with a hefty fine. We’ve pulled together some must-know legislation topics for SMBs.   Workplace pensions Whether you employ one or one hundred people, it is a legal requirement to auto-enrol…

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June 26, 2021

How to promote ethnic diversity in the workplace

We’re a long way from having racial equality and ethnic diversity in our workplaces. So, what can employers and HR teams do to promote ethnic diversity in the workplace? Read our blog post to find out. Top-down approach There must be a top-down decision to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is reflected in the…

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June 25, 2021

How to measure payroll & HR software ROI

While trusting your gut might get you so far, ROI is probably a better measure to base your business decisions on. So how do you get an accurate gauge on it for brand new and sparkly payroll & HR software before you take the plunge? What is ROI? Given that you probably hear the word…

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June 24, 2021

Why employee engagement is worth the investment

It’s no surprise that engaged employees are more productive. But building an engaged workforce takes time and investment. In an area that is hard to quantify, we ask the question – why bother? What is employee engagement? No, we’re not just talking about an annual employee survey and a peer review. Employee engagement goes above…

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June 23, 2021

Simple ways to save money on your payroll & HR

Your people are you biggest asset, and with that comes the biggest price tag. While you might pay through the nose for your people, processing their pay doesn’t have to. When assessing your payroll & HR it’s important to talk about value, not just price. Look for good employee experience When it comes to payroll,…

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June 22, 2021

Summer of sport: Get ahead of the game!

Every summer we expect a rise in absenteeism as employees skip work to watch their favourite sport or enjoy a sunny day. Will 2021 be different? With so many sporting events including The Euros, Olympics, Paralympics and Wimbledon, will there actually be temptation to call in sick, when so many employees continue to work from…

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June 22, 2021

Reasons why switching payroll provider will make your finance team happy

We’re creatures of habit. Not so keen on change. It’s no surprise that switching payroll providers comes with a little work, and a lot of stakeholder management. So, if the purse string holders aren’t already convinced, here’s why they should give the green light. Cost savings This is the most obvious one. If you tell…

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June 22, 2021

Five ways software integration will save you money

Integration doesn’t just mean touch free data, a seamless experience and APIs lightening the load. What if we told you integration could have your finance team jumping for joy too? With 82% of businesses failing due to cashflow issues, it pays to invest in integration. Reduce headcount Ever get the feeling your admins spend their…

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June 21, 2021

Five ways payroll integration will catapult your growth plans

When we think business growth we think about the right people in the right places, but what about the right tools implemented in the right way? Check out these knock-out reasons as to why you should be focusing on payroll integration. Efficiency In the business world if you can be one thing, then be efficient.…

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June 20, 2021

Stop! These are the reasons your HR team is hindering the growth of your business

HR, they’re the people-people. Champions of employee experience and the voice of your workforce. But have you ever considered how they could be holding back your growth efforts? Check out these simple tweaks your HR department can make to boost productivity and growth. Document management Research from Hyland suggests HR professionals spend 14% of their…

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