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25 May 2017 - Blog, News

Millennials job-hopping and the impact on payroll | PaycheckPlus Payroll Management Outsourcing

Millennials last just 8 months in a job Each generation has their unique sets of priorities and expectations and Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) are no different. Millennials are notorious for “job-hopping” and new research, by EngageSmith, suggests that they last just 8 months…

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17 May 2017 - Blog, News

WannaCrypt and UK payroll data security | PaycheckPlus Payroll Excellence

WannaCrypt, the solution and our call to action In light of the WannaCrypt/WannaCry attack we’d like to encourage businesses, and specifically payroll personnel and payroll management, to take a close look at their IT systems, policies and payroll procedures. The sensitive nature of payroll data and…

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04 May 2017 - Blog, News

Payroll and the cloud | PaycheckPlus Payroll Security

A more critical review of cloud technology for businesses and payroll security The many benefits of cloud technology are well documented. However, due to the sensitive data that a business’ payroll function contains, companies shouldn’t get swept away with the promises of efficiencies and cost savings…

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25 April 2017 - Blog, News

Summary of 5 key UK payroll industry changes that came into effect this month | PaycheckPlus UK Payroll Providers

Reminder of recent UK changes to help you ensure that you’re compliant April is an exceptionally busy time of year for UK payroll personnel. This month, along with the tax year ending/beginning, there have been a number of changes that have come into effect. As UK…

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21 April 2017 - Blog, News

Tesco payroll error to cost nearly £10,000,000 in reimbursements | PaycheckPlus UK Payroll Audit Providers

140,000 current & former Tesco employees in the UK were underpaid Tesco payroll personnel accidentally paid 140,000 UK employees under the UK National Living Wage. The store will be reimbursing relevant staff an expected total of £9.7 million. Reimbursement for most individuals is expected to be…

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14 April 2017 - Blog, News

What impact will the GDPR have on payroll personnel and how to prepare | PaycheckPlus UK Payroll Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK Payroll Compliance The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect May 25th 2018 replacing the current data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. New rules will come into force that will have significant implications…

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04 April 2017 - Blog, News

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting required | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

Payroll compliance update Employers in the UK with a headcount of more than 250 people on April 5th must publish and report specific figures about their gender pay gap. Mandatory gender pay gap reporting From this year, organisations in the private or charitable sectors that have…

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01 April 2017 - Blog, News

It’s official! The national minimum wage has increased today | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

UK payroll compliance updates today – check if you’re paying/being paid correctly The national minimum wage and national living wage increase has come into effect today. The new hourly rate for the minimum wage still depends on age and whether you’re an apprentice or not. You…

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23 March 2017 - Blog, News

Minimum wage offences | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

Record number of UK employers named and shamed for underpaying workers More than 350 employers have been named and shamed as the government publishes the largest ever list of national minimum and living wage offenders. 359 businesses underpaid 15,513 workers a total of £994,685 HMRC issued penalties…

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07 March 2017 - Blog, News

UK vs Irish Payroll – 8 key differences between UK and Ireland Payroll | PaycheckPlus Payroll Specialists

UK Vs Irish Payroll Payroll can be a complex and time consuming task for companies, especially if they are multinational companies. Each country has their legislations and specific requirements that companies must adhere to if they are to be payroll compliant. To give you a brief…

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