EMEA

[UK] Automated refund cheques from HMRC will stop [UK] Automated refund cheques from HMRC will stop

The change will affect how it repays the majority of its PAYE taxpayers who are eligible to claim their repayment...
12 Jul 2024

[France] Paris airport staff to strike on July 17 [France] Paris airport staff to strike on July 17

The CGT, CFDT, FO and UNSA unions announced their intention to file a strike motion for that date.
12 Jul 2024

[UK] Shareholder backlash over low high street pay rates [UK] Shareholder backlash over low high street pay rates

Among the financial giants backing a campaign against low pay are LGIM, HSBC Asset Management, Aviva, and Scottish Widows.
04 Jul 2024

APAC

[India] Workers protest to demand minimum wage implementation [India] Workers protest to demand minimum wage implementation

The sit-in protest in Tiruchi was part of a statewide movement to bring attention to the plight of rural development...
12 Jul 2024

[Australia] $6 million in backpay from World Vision following underpayments [Australia] $6 million in backpay from World Vision following underpayments

According to World Vision, the underpayments occurred as a result of compliance issues and were discovered after an internal review.
11 Jul 2024

[China] AI considered key to future success for firms and job seekers [China] AI considered key to future success for firms and job seekers

China leads the APAC in AI spending, accounting for 58 per cent of total AI expenditure in the region.
04 Jul 2024

AFRICA

[Nigeria] FEC directs fast-tracked removal of universities from IPPIS [Nigeria] FEC directs fast-tracked removal of universities from IPPIS

The new directive formed part of resolutions reached at the council meeting conducted by President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential...
12 Jul 2024

[Liberia] President launches new employee status regularisation program [Liberia] President launches new employee status regularisation program

The ESRP is a program in the civil service reform effort of the Boakai Administration intended to enhance employment and...
09 Jul 2024

[Nigeria] Civil service salary paid to UK cab driver [Nigeria] Civil service salary paid to UK cab driver

Under a crackdown, ordered by President Bola Tinubu, these ex-employees have been instructed to refund fraudulently collected money.
09 Jul 2024

AMERICAS

[US] Zil Money payroll funding by credit card with manual integration from all platforms [US] Zil Money payroll funding by credit card with manual integration from all platforms

Businesses using Zil Money can manage payroll by manually uploading weekly payroll details, whether or not their payroll software allows...
12 Jul 2024

Latest From the States: Empowering the Judiciary After 40 Years of “Deference” Latest From the States: Empowering the Judiciary After 40 Years of “Deference”

Often a law points to a federal agency or agencies to oversee it as it becomes effective, giving them authority...
04 Jul 2024

MIDDLE EAST

[Kuwait] PAM provides shelter for expat workers and incentives for young nationals [Kuwait] PAM provides shelter for expat workers and incentives for young nationals

The shelter aims to protect the rights of male expatriate workers and address any problems arising between employers and employees.
07 May 2024

[Saudi Arabia] Fines of up to SR1 million for hiring workers without open roles [Saudi Arabia] Fines of up to SR1 million for hiring workers without open roles

The proposed draft law would see substantial fines ranging between SR200000 and SR1 million for employers found in violation.
25 Mar 2024

[Iran] Ramadan exacerbates cost of living struggle [Iran] Ramadan exacerbates cost of living struggle

The cost of living crisis pits a daily minimum wage of 250,000 tomans against expenses of 650,000 tomans for both...
19 Mar 2024

GLOBAL

[Global] CloudPay launches in-app payslip functionality [Global] CloudPay launches in-app payslip functionality

The introduction of in-app digital payslip functionality simplifies the way employees can access pay information and year-end tax documents.
11 Jun 2024

[Global] Remote partners with Nium to boost international payroll capabilities [Global] Remote partners with Nium to boost international payroll capabilities

The partnership will be launched globally, enabling businesses to send employee payroll and contractor payments worldwide instantly.
06 Jun 2024

[Global] Mercans triples Global Innovation Center R&D resources [Global] Mercans triples Global Innovation Center R&D resources

Mercans’ announcement follows the recent launch of G2N Nova, its state-of-the-art global gross-to-net calculation engine. 
15 May 2024

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

Latest From the States: Overtime Rule Survives First Court Actions, Mostly Latest From the States: Overtime Rule Survives First Court Actions, Mostly

While the legal attempts to stop the rule across the country continue, no other action has yet been taken to...
02 Jul 2024

Latest From the States: Jurisdictional Hodgepodge Pinches Payroll, While Congress Lags Latest From the States: Jurisdictional Hodgepodge Pinches Payroll, While Congress Lags

Nearly 90 years ago, the minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was enacted to apply to the...
31 May 2024

The EU Pay Transparency Directive: paying the price for poor payroll data The EU Pay Transparency Directive: paying the price for poor payroll data

Under the pay transparency directive, companies within the EU are compelled to disclose information on how much they pay men...
08 May 2024

ADP: POTENTIAL OF PAYROLL

Make payroll more rewarding Make payroll more rewarding

Even though it’s a large part of company spend, the importance of controlling payroll is often overlooked. The pandemic changed...
08 Dec 2021

Turn challenges into opportunities Turn challenges into opportunities

Often, payroll only gets the attention it deserves at times of major upheaval. Unfortunately, that may also be for all...
08 Dec 2021

Get the payroll your business needs Get the payroll your business needs

A four-step guide to getting more from your payroll. 
16 Nov 2021

TAX CORNER

Restricted stock units: how should payroll manage? Restricted stock units: how should payroll manage?

In this brief article, I set out an overview of RSU and also the steps that payroll should take when...
05 Jun 2023

Globally mobile employees and share schemes Globally mobile employees and share schemes

Share schemes are seen as a way of both retaining and incentivising employees.
08 Aug 2022

Pension contributions for globally mobile employees: a taxing challenge Pension contributions for globally mobile employees: a taxing challenge

Making contributions to a pension scheme is normally one of the most tax-efficient ways of saving in any country.
06 Jun 2022