When transferring to automated payroll, the biggest challenge organisations face is the change in culture that the move can bring. Many payroll professionals can feel uneasy about the transition, wrongfully thinking this is due to their lack of appropriate skillsets or underperformance.
Published: 10 July 2023
IR35 tax legislation was designed to identify contractors and companies that were avoiding paying the appropriate tax by working as ‘disguised’ employees or those engaging workers on a self-employed basis in order to disguise their true employment status.
Published: 29 June 2023
For as long as humans have been organising in groups, we’ve been outsourcing to some degree. When working in family groups was the norm, outsourcing was about teaming up with other families to create larger communities or tribes. As these communities expanded so did their outsourcing reach, teaming up with people further away. Outsourcing from greater distances increased in step with advancements in technology and transportation. In each case, people found they could gain much more together than on their own.
Published: 3 January 2023
In the UK, it is now estimated that around 1 in 3 households are struggling to pay bills and of the 67 million people in the UK, over 53% could be in vulnerable circumstances.
As such, organisations can expect an increase in call volumes from vulnerable customers and need to make sure that they are able to effectively support them.
Published: 24 October 2022
It takes a global village to close talent gaps in technology. Remote work is here to stay and infuses diversity into teams to accelerate innovation and digital transformation.
Published: 18 October 2022
New tax rules for freelance contractors and their clients came into force in April 2021. IR35, or ‘off-payroll working rules’, have caused confusion for contractors and the businesses that hire them. Sole traders are not affected, but any worker providing services through an intermediary such as their own limited company – also called a Personal Service Company (PSC) - will have been following the changes closely.
Published: 13 December 2021
As companies continue to develop their digital infrastructure, there is a clear imperative for separate systems to be able to talk to each other – including payroll. By enabling integration, organisations save themselves from huge amounts of unnecessary data input, which reduces manual processing (and the potential for errors) and increases the ability to remain compliant with data regulations.
Published: 1 April 2021
The changes to off-payroll working rules in the private sector, AKA IR35, which are set to go ahead next week (6th April) are prompting many questions from IT contractors, so Leeds-based IT transformation consultancy, Iridium, has teamed-up with insurance-backed IR35 status assessment provider, Qdos Contractor, to answer the most frequently asked questions from IT consultants.
Published: 29 March 2021
People choose to work for businesses for a whole host of reasons – it might be the company’s values, career development opportunities, or perhaps personal bonds with colleagues. But whatever it might be, this will quickly be forgotten if people experience problems with their pay.
Published: 24 March 2021
While cost reduction is the one thing everyone will take into consideration, there are other supplementary reasons why organisations believe it’s best to outsource.
Here’s seven compelling benefits that help companies reach this conclusion.
Published: 9 March 2021