Tags: Payroll

National Payroll Week begins: Put payroll centre stage to prepare for September surge, businesses urged

Businesses wishing to retain staff during the ‘September Surge’ in job applications must celebrate the role of their payroll department and make them the champions of their workforce, Sage UK advises. Failure to pay employees correctly and on time is one of the biggest factors affecting job satisfaction. Research conducted by Sage UK found that…

Some HR and payroll systems could be affected by the Heartbleed bug

Security experts have advised that the Heartbleed computer bug risks extend beyond just websites and are warning UK SMBs to check that their HR and payroll software is not at risk. Using vulnerable OpenSSL code which may be found in some SaaS (software as a service) or online web platforms, the widespread bug could enable hackers to…

Payroll Giving speeded up

New proposals to make it quicker for charities to collect donations and easier for employers to encourage charitable donations using Payroll Giving have been announced by the government. Following a consultation, the government is to almost halve the processing time for donations from 60 to 35 days, allowing charities to access the money that has been donated more…

Workday announces plans to deliver workday payroll for UK and workday payroll for France

Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced plans to deliver Workday Payroll for UK and Workday Payroll for France. Designed to address the full spectrum of modern payroll needs, Workday Payroll is delivered in the cloud, making it possible for customers to automatically receive new…

Multinationals failing to adopt transformative payroll techniques to compete and expand in the global marketplace

The majority of multinationals (85%) want improvement in their current payroll practices, yet they are skeptical about whether payroll providers can deliver a comprehensive global solution. This is according to a new Ernst & Young survey, Global Payroll: Myth or Reality, of 161 global senior payroll leaders. Seven out of 10 (70%) of the survey…

Employers’ over-reliance on payroll providers threatens success of RTI implementation, says PwC survey

Too many employers are relying on their payroll providers to support their real time information (RTI) compliance, raising the risk that many won’t be ready in time for the April deadline. This is according to a PwC survey of nearly 200 HR and payroll professionals. Virtually all employers (99%) surveyed said they will need some…

PQP re-accreditation success for Cascade

Cascade HR has been awarded prestigious Payroll Quality Partnership (PQP) re-accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) – a reflection of the company’s ongoing dedication to payroll best practice. The software specialists have achieved PQP status for another two years, having satisfied a number of stringent CIPP criteria. A body of evidence submitted…