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Should payroll be finance or HR’s responsibility?

By | Finance, HR Software, Human Resources, Payroll | No Comments

Across many organisations, payroll is undoubtedly a highly valued function, yet one burning question is yet to be unanswered in the minds of HR and finance professionals. This question continues to be a topic of much debate with some people thinking payroll should reside within the HR function, others believing it should sit within finance. In Deloitte’s most recent payroll operations survey, they targeted experienced professionals in a wide range of industries who lead or are directly involved with payroll operations. The companies ranged in size from 1,000 to 50,000 employees tend to have their payroll services lead by finance,…

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2020 UK employment law changes

Three changes to UK employment law due in April you need to know about

By | Employment Law | No Comments

In the last 10 years, the UK has seen the first December General Election since the 1920s, watched countless hours of news coverage on the topic of Brexit and witnessed Larry the cat assume office as Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office. Yet the dawn of a new decade heralds some important changes and new additions to UK employment law that come into force in April 2020 including amendments to the Working Time Regulations 1998 and Employment Rights Act 1996. Read on to find out what the law currently states, what changes will come into effect on Monday 6th April…

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Performance development review

What is the best structure for a Performance Development Review (PDR)?

By | Employee Management, Personal Development | No Comments

A Performance Development Review (or PDR for short) is not a new concept. In fact, many HR professionals are starting to discourage their organisations from implementing them, but they do still serve a purpose and are a long way off from becoming extinct. And rightly so, especially in growing businesses. A PDR will help your employees focus on the tasks that contribute towards the overall goal of the business and, they know exactly where they stand in terms of their expectations, performance and job security. PDRs will also provide line managers and HR teams with a paper trail of performance…

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employee is overpaid in salary

What should you do if an employee is overpaid?

By | Employment Law, Payroll | No Comments

What should you do if an employee is overpaid? Even in today’s modern world, payroll still incorporates a huge amount of manual processing each month to ensure that employees are paid on time and to the correct amount. However, occasionally payroll mistakes can lead to employees being overpaid in their wages. It’s important for employers to understand why overpayments may occur and how they can properly claim back any monies in order to prevent legal action and disputes. Throughout this guide, we’ll explore a number of precautions an employer can take If they believe an employee has been overpaid. What…

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Actionable resolutions for HR in 2020

Five actionable New Year’s resolutions for HR in 2020

By | Employee Engagement, Leadership, Performance Management, Technology | No Comments

With a new year on the horizon, positivity and optimism beings to spread from person to person. The ‘new year, new me’ mantra gets most people striving to eat healthier, give up bad habits and attempt to conquer the gym. While harmless, if we are all openly honest, none of them actually last. As HR professionals, the new year presents a perfect opportunity to do the exact opposite. HR is equipped with the unique position of overseeing many aspects of the workplace; it’s the ideal time pull a few loose ends together and set resolutions that can help your HR…

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