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How to calculate Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) entitlement

How to calculate Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) entitlement

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Also known by its acronym SSP, Statutory Sick Pay is the legal minimum that employees are entitled to when they are off sick from work. Paid by employers, Statutory Sick Pay kicks in when an employee is off sick for more than four days in a row. In order for an employee to qualify for SSP, an individual must be classed as an employee at your business, have been ill for four days in a row (including non-working days), earn an average of at least £118 per week and they must inform you as their employer that they’re sick before…

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5 reasons why you should process payroll in-house

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Making the choice to process payroll in-house or to use an outsourced payroll provider is a big decision. After all, the timely, correct payment of your employees will rest in your (or their!) hands. Recent research by global professional services firm, EY found that there is a growing transition away from fully outsourced payroll services to an in-house operation. With the number of global companies with a fully outsourced payroll function dropping by 7% in just two years; it’s clear that attitudes towards outsourced payroll are rapidly changing in favour of an in-house operation. Further research by YouGov in 2019…

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is payroll finances responsibility

Should payroll be finance or HR’s responsibility?

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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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What should you do if an employee is overpaid?

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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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CIPD ACE 2019

Join us at CIPD ACE 19

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Natural HR is delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019, where we’ll be showcasing our all-in-one HR and payroll software. Taking over Manchester Central on 6-7 November 2019, CIPD ACE brings together the people profession for two days of unparalleled learning and nonstop networking. All-in-one HR & payroll software Our friendly team of HR experts will be located at the Natural HR stand (F52) to give you a warm welcome and a personalised tour of our software. The natural choice for growing businesses with 100+ employees, our cloud-based platform automates and streamlines your HR processes…

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