EMEA

[Ireland] Salary comparison tool shows workers if they are being underpaid [Ireland] Salary comparison tool shows workers if they are being underpaid

The Morgan McKinley 2022 Salary Guide Calculator compares salaries across different locations, industries and areas of expertise.
16 May 2022

[UK] TallyMoney boss puts employees on gold payroll to beat inflation [UK] TallyMoney boss puts employees on gold payroll to beat inflation

Cameron Parry - the CEO of TallyMoney - is believed to be the first employer in the country to trial...
13 May 2022

[UK Gender pay gap has widened for a third of FTSE 100 employers since 2017 [UK Gender pay gap has widened for a third of FTSE 100 employers since 2017

Overall, the banking industry had the highest gap, at 35 per cent during the year of 2021-2022, while the pharmaceuticals...
13 May 2022

APAC

[New Zealand] More than 400 pandemic-related school staff resignations [New Zealand] More than 400 pandemic-related school staff resignations

A Cabinet paper said that the Ministry of Education had introduced a COVID-19 resignation category in its payroll data collection...
09 May 2022

[India] Payroll solutions and the automated world of the future [India] Payroll solutions and the automated world of the future

Here are the top 4 trends we can expect and the ways new age payroll solutions will be driving those...
27 Apr 2022

[India] Daily minimum wage raised in Jammu and Kashmir [India] Daily minimum wage raised in Jammu and Kashmir

This is an interim measure until the minimum wage rates are revised by the Labour and Employment Department.
27 Apr 2022

AFRICA

[Egypt] Payroll system for administrative authorities to be digitalised by end of year [Egypt] Payroll system for administrative authorities to be digitalised by end of year

In addition, the minister said that the new system would offer new guarantees for employees in Egypt and would unify...
13 May 2022

[South Sudan] Struggle to pay salaries as oil sales repay loans [South Sudan] Struggle to pay salaries as oil sales repay loans

Among the government employees demanding salary arrears are members of the security forces, doctors and nurses.
11 May 2022

[Kenya] President increases minimum wage for first time in 3 years [Kenya] President increases minimum wage for first time in 3 years

In common with other countries across the region, Kenyans are trying to cope with a surge in prices of commodities,...
03 May 2022

AMERICAS

[US] Salary disclosure law for NYC job ads delayed and amended [US] Salary disclosure law for NYC job ads delayed and amended

After the Salary Disclosure Law was enacted, industry and labour advocates lobbied the City Council for amendments which would clarify...
16 May 2022

[US] Businesses affected by pandemic in 2020/21 can still claim tax credits [US] Businesses affected by pandemic in 2020/21 can still claim tax credits

The ERC rules were expanded and liberalised from 2020 to 2021, so employers that might not have benefited under the...
13 May 2022

[US] IBM unsure how long Russia-based staff will be kept on payroll [US] IBM unsure how long Russia-based staff will be kept on payroll

In March IBM ceased all business in Russia where, according to LinkedIn data, it had more than 1,000 workers.
11 May 2022

MIDDLE EAST

[Kuwait] Trial of 7 expats accused of $200m money laundering scheme [Kuwait] Trial of 7 expats accused of $200m money laundering scheme

State prosecutors have said some of the suspects were involved in illegally collecting funds through a foreign exchange firm they...
16 May 2022

[Kuwait] PAM shuts down 92 shops for labour law violations [Kuwait] PAM shuts down 92 shops for labour law violations

The violators of article 10 of the law will be punished by imprisonment for a period not exceeding three years...
29 Apr 2022

[Oman] Expats replaced by citizens in more than 10,000 working roles [Oman] Expats replaced by citizens in more than 10,000 working roles

Omanisation is a policy enacted by the government of Oman in 1988 aimed at replacing expatriate workers with trained Omani...
25 Apr 2022

GLOBAL

[Global] Push for a workplace return prompting Gen Z resignations [Global] Push for a workplace return prompting Gen Z resignations

71 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds agreed that "if my employer insisted on me returning to my workplace full-time,...
27 Apr 2022

[Global] HR startup remote valued at nearly $3bn following latest funding round [Global] HR startup remote valued at nearly $3bn following latest funding round

Remote was founded in 2019 and numbers software firm GitLab Inc, food-delivery company DoorDash Inc and payments firm Paystack among...
07 Apr 2022

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

[UK] Pivotal challenges that defined work in 2021 and shaped what's to come in 2022 [UK] Pivotal challenges that defined work in 2021 and shaped what's to come in 2022

How and where work gets done has been permanently redefined, and it is now up to businesses to adapt to...
04 Feb 2022

How Payroll can Influence the Success of Organizational Global Expansion How Payroll can Influence the Success of Organizational Global Expansion

While this is excellent news for business and job seekers, it can present some challenges for those responsible for managing...
27 Jan 2022

The good and the bad of ‘the great resignation’ The good and the bad of ‘the great resignation’

In the US, 4.3 million workers (2.9 per cent of the national workforce) left their jobs in August 2021.
20 Jan 2022

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

Paying non-UK residents outside of RTI Paying non-UK residents outside of RTI

Like all payroll matters involving international staff, care is required to ensure compliance.
12 Apr 2022

Deceptively complex: UK payroll for departing employees Deceptively complex: UK payroll for departing employees

Over the years, I have seen many compliance failures that have resulted from payroll being instructed to “stop PAYE” or...
22 Mar 2022