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UK sees first prison sentences for pension auto-enrolment abuse

UK sees first prison sentences for pension auto-enrolment abuse UK sees first prison sentences for pension auto-enrolment abuse

15 Nov 2018
A national recruitment consultancy illegally opted temporary workers out of the company pension scheme.
Head of Spain’s Central Bank: Minimum wage hike will lead to youth unemployment

Head of Spain’s Central Bank: Minimum wage hike will lead to youth unemployment Head of Spain’s Central Bank: Minimum wage hike will lead to youth unemployment

14 Nov 2018
The 22% wage rise could lead to employers firing their least productive workers, he says.
180,000 UK staff due pay rise due to Living Wage increase

180,000 UK staff due pay rise due to Living Wage increase 180,000 UK staff due pay rise due to Living Wage increase

14 Nov 2018
Charity payroll giving also increased by £3.5 million in 2017/18.

Operations >

Five ways to ensure your new global payroll system delivers locally

Five ways to ensure your new global payroll system delivers locally Five ways to ensure your new global payroll system delivers locally

24 Oct 2018
Such systems are complex as they contain international and local elements that all need to work in harmony.
Making friends with payroll metrics

Making friends with payroll metrics Making friends with payroll metrics

02 Oct 2018
Metrics can help payroll professionals both demonstrate their value and undertake continuous process improvement.
How to get risk management right

How to get risk management right How to get risk management right

05 Sep 2018
Despite the effort being put into tackling the issue, it all too often fails to translate into positive business outcomes.

Technology >

Keeping payroll data safe

Keeping payroll data safe Keeping payroll data safe

13 Nov 2018
Payroll professionals have a key role to play in ensuring that confidential personal information is protected.
Three ways in which analytics tools can help improve payroll processes

Three ways in which analytics tools can help improve payroll processes Three ways in which analytics tools can help improve payroll processes

31 Oct 2018
While traditional reporting activity only looks at the end-results, analytics tools help to examine the process.
Could blockchain restore confidence in employer pensions?

Could blockchain restore confidence in employer pensions? Could blockchain restore confidence in employer pensions?

16 Oct 2018
The median US worker has no retirement savings, partly due to a lack of faith in the pensions system.

Regional focus >

China’s Greater Bay Area bridge: Gateway to a new Silicon Valley?

China’s Greater Bay Area bridge: Gateway to a new Silicon Valley? China’s Greater Bay Area bridge: Gateway to a new Silicon Valley?

16 Nov 2018
While business leaders see the benefits of closer links with the Chinese mainland, there are also concerns.
Getting payroll right in Paraguay

Getting payroll right in Paraguay Getting payroll right in Paraguay

14 Nov 2018
It is vital to get on top of often quite complex local regulations when setting up shop in the country....
UK legislation on tipping staff about to be overhauled

UK legislation on tipping staff about to be overhauled UK legislation on tipping staff about to be overhauled

12 Nov 2018
The move follows a public outcry against high street restaurants keeping 10% of gratuities paid by card.

Professional development >

Is there any truth in generational stereotypes?

Is there any truth in generational stereotypes? Is there any truth in generational stereotypes?

15 Nov 2018
An industry has developed around understanding different generations of worker, but just how useful is it?
Tackling financial stress in the workplace

Tackling financial stress in the workplace Tackling financial stress in the workplace

02 Nov 2018
To mark International Stress Awareness Day, we explore the huge impact financial worries can have on workers.  
How to improve your time management

How to improve your time management How to improve your time management

26 Oct 2018
Managing your time more effectively can help you reduce stress and improve your wellbeing.

GDPR >

Oregon senator works on US equivalent to GDPR

Oregon senator works on US equivalent to GDPR Oregon senator works on US equivalent to GDPR

16 Nov 2018
But a key difference is that the proposed Act could see executives jailed for 20 years for non-compliance.
Fewer than half of global businesses are GDPR-compliant

Fewer than half of global businesses are GDPR-compliant Fewer than half of global businesses are GDPR-compliant

05 Nov 2018
According to new research, almost one in five believe that full compliance is impossible.

Spotlight profiles >

Founding member of UK’s IReeN payroll user group passes away

Founding member of UK’s IReeN payroll user group passes away Founding member of UK’s IReeN payroll user group passes away

11 Oct 2018
Martyn Faulkner leaves a legacy that, in various ways, have benefitted everyone in the UK payroll industry.
In conversation with Richard Limpkin, chief operating officer of Immedis

In conversation with Richard Limpkin, chief operating officer of Immedis In conversation with Richard Limpkin, chief operating officer of Immedis

10 Aug 2018
He shares everything from his tips for career success to what the next global payroll trends are likely to be....
GPA Awards 2018: Who were the lucky winners in Lisbon?

GPA Awards 2018: Who were the lucky winners in Lisbon? GPA Awards 2018: Who were the lucky winners in Lisbon?

11 Jun 2018
The glittering event was held at the Estufa Fria greenhouse and gardens in the heart of the Portuguese capital.

Book reviews >

Lean Six Sigma for Leaders

Lean Six Sigma for Leaders Lean Six Sigma for Leaders

05 Nov 2018
While the book appears to want to be about culture, the writers want it to be about process improvement.
Leading with emotional courage

Leading with emotional courage Leading with emotional courage

05 Oct 2018
The title of chapter 30 “Sometimes it’s better to say less” sums this book up nicely. 
Kindness in Leadership

Kindness in Leadership Kindness in Leadership

29 Aug 2018
This book provides a new slant on the topic of culture - and to great success.