The Great
Transformation Guide

ADP has authored a series of thought-provoking articles exploring the relationship between organisations and payroll. From the HR and payroll challenges of global expansion to the rich resources of payroll data; from the payroll skills shortage to the true cost of inefficient processes; this series helps to identify and solve obstacles and appreciate and embrace the ever-greater asset payroll can become to companies navigating a treacherous business landscape.

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Are you optimising your partnerships with in-country payroll vendors?

Ever since the onset of the pandemic and the new working landscape, many companies have made huge leaps in their digitisation and digitalisation initatives. According to ADP's guide to choosing outsource partnerships, company leaders have had to reconsider the interplay of out sources tech solutions and how the complex business partnerships behind them can generate value.

Why is payroll so vital during international growth?

As companies plan for overseas expansion there are a number of approaches they can take which will impact their payroll strategy. Whether the approach is through mergers and acquisitions, establishing regional or in-country offices or employing temporary staff in overseas markets, payroll needs a strategy that is built to scale and delivers a standarised and streamlined service across all geographies.

Finding the real cost of payroll and making it nmore cost-efficiency

HR and finance executives are under constant pressure to reduce operating costs and the drive to optimise costs is growing. Businesses cannot afford to ignore payroll, particularly if global expansion is in their future.

Safeguarding payroll data - critical

Personal data that you collect to process employee pay is an example of information that must always be properly secured. Protecting this data at a country level and overseas is now more complex than ever.

How the payroll skills shortage could impact your global expansion plans

From the moment an employee steps foot in a new country, they must be paid according to the compliance regulations of that country. Yet according to ADP's 'Guide to payroll skills for internationally expanding businesses', almost a quarter (22%) of payroll leaders list 'paying employees' as one of their biggest challenges when expanding into new geographies.

Inefficient payroll processes: a hindrance to growth plans?

Agile companies with the ability to grow are the best placed to survive in the post-pandemic business landscape. Research and analysis from ADP reveal how more efficient payroll processes and improved access to the valuable insights payroll data holds can help to deliver strategic goals.

Global expansion - HR and payroll compliance challenges

Many companies have set their sights on international expansion, despite global uncertainty and supply chain disruptions, but the question of which countries to consider is complex. Various factors can affect that decision, such as the industry sector, current locations and the size of the organisation.

The benefits of data-driven payroll for company growth

For organisations to survive the contemporary economic and political climate, they must make smart choices. The insights that payroll data offers can speed up entry into new markets and help companies expand while avoiding poor decisions.