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[Japan] Pressure to increase the minimum wage

[Japan] Pressure to increase the minimum wage [Japan] Pressure to increase the minimum wage

26 Jun 2019
A call to “more quickly” raise the legal minimum hourly wage has been made in the latest guideline to the government’s economic and fiscal policy...
[US] Law change in Minnesota gives employers new responsibilities

[US] Law change in Minnesota gives employers new responsibilities [US] Law change in Minnesota gives employers new responsibilities

26 Jun 2019
A bill recently passed by the Minnesota Legislature makes amendments to existing labour laws which will give Minnesota employers new notice

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Cycle to Work Guidance for Employers

Cycle to Work Guidance for Employers Cycle to Work Guidance for Employers

26 Jun 2019
One of the most frequent questions we get at the Global Payroll Association is regarding employers providing bikes to employees...
[UK] Employers ignoring gender pay gap risk litigation

[UK] Employers ignoring gender pay gap risk litigation [UK] Employers ignoring gender pay gap risk litigation

26 Jun 2019
Employers are being encouraged to invest in gender pay gap studies to make sure that they do not expose themselves...
Immedis Announces €25 Million Investment

Immedis Announces €25 Million Investment Immedis Announces €25 Million Investment

11 Jun 2019
 Immedis, a specialist provider of enterprise technology solutions for global payroll and mobility tax services to multinationals, has today announced...

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[UK] What US expats in UK must know before April tax year end

[UK] What US expats in UK must know before April tax year end [UK] What US expats in UK must know before April tax year end

01 Apr 2019
The US tax year has ended but for US citizens living in the UK, April 5 is an important deadline...
Get international employments and deployments right

Get international employments and deployments right Get international employments and deployments right

22 Mar 2019
Many payroll specialists dread having to deal with international employments. For example, when the employee works for a UK employer...
How to support employees with money worries

How to support employees with money worries How to support employees with money worries

11 Mar 2019
Last year, it was recorded that household debt in the UK was ‘worse than at any time on record’. The average total debt...

Technology >

Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement

Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement

08 Apr 2019
Eighty per cent of the global workforce are ‘deskless’. No corporate email. No Office 365 account. Employees have customer type expectations.
What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future

What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future

28 Mar 2019
Great things have been predicted for the future of Robotic Process Automation, with experts claiming that such technology could have...
Making payroll simpler for SMEs

Making payroll simpler for SMEs Making payroll simpler for SMEs

19 Mar 2019
Sage Salary and Supplier Payments, powered by Modulr, will help SMEs save time and money processing payroll and invoice payments....

Regional focus >

Restoring the Executive in Northern Ireland

Restoring the Executive in Northern Ireland Restoring the Executive in Northern Ireland

09 May 2019
Northern Ireland has a devolved administration that impacts UK payroll and HR professionals yet devolution broke down at the start...
[US] NYC consider marijuana testing ban for job applicants

[US] NYC consider marijuana testing ban for job applicants [US] NYC consider marijuana testing ban for job applicants

25 Apr 2019
A measure banning pre-hire marijuana testing for NYC job applicants has been passed by the Democrat-led City Council
[China] Shanghai's minimum wage increase takes effect

[China] Shanghai's minimum wage increase takes effect [China] Shanghai's minimum wage increase takes effect

18 Apr 2019
Shanghai’s minimum wage increase takes effect from April 1 2019

Professional development >

How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career

How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career

11 Feb 2019
In essence, it all boils down to the ethos, pathos & logos described by ancient Greek philosophers.
Five things to think about when creating a succession plan

Five things to think about when creating a succession plan Five things to think about when creating a succession plan

28 Jan 2019
Too few employers have any succession plan in place – and of those that do, most are incomplete.
How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce

How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce

17 Jan 2019
The secret, it seems, is finding an approach that works for everyone – no matter what their age.

GDPR >

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR

18 Feb 2019
Although few organisations have been subjected to fines so far, the number is expected to increase heavily this year.
Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR

Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR

18 Dec 2018
The European Union’s data protection regulations means that companies need permission to indulge in festive cheer.

Spotlight profiles >

Maria Stark, European Payroll Manager at EasyJet talks to GPALive

Maria Stark, European Payroll Manager at EasyJet talks to GPALive Maria Stark, European Payroll Manager at EasyJet talks to GPALive

03 May 2019
Maria Stark, European Payroll Manager at EasyJet talks to GPA Live about the defining moments in her long payroll career....

Book reviews >

How to Present to Absolutely Anyone

How to Present to Absolutely Anyone How to Present to Absolutely Anyone

06 Feb 2019
The author does a good job of making presentations feel do-able.
The Power of a Positive Team

The Power of a Positive Team The Power of a Positive Team

21 Dec 2018
The book, like its title, is all about positivity. Only sometimes it can go a bit far. 
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.