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Outsourced government workers strike over pay

Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...

HR outsourcing (HRO): an in-depth guide

1 May 2019

HR outsourcing (also known as HRO) is the process of sub-contracting human resources functions to an external supplier.
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Outsourcing giant faces protests over payroll upgrade

11 Apr 2019

The outsourcing company ISS faces protests today over changes to its payroll system that will see it withhold the pay...

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Why auto-enrolment should always be on HR’s to do list

9 Apr 2019

Pensions auto-enrolment might not be the most exciting HR topic but, as Angela Sharma explains, it should never be far from the top of any HR list of things to do.

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Unpaid hours and presenteeism blight UK workforce

5 Apr 2019

UK employees work an average of 6.3 hours per week without pay, a new report has found, just as employers must start adding more information about time worked to payslips.

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April 2019 employment law changes: Seven things for HR to do

18 Mar 2019

Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet....

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What if employees could access their wages early?

13 Mar 2019

Apps that allow employees to access their salary before payday are attracting high-profile investors and signing up major employers. But...

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Sharp rise in pension auto-enrolment fines

7 Jan 2019

The last financial year has seen a sharp rise in the number of businesses fined by the Pensions Regulator for...

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Morrisons data breach: Could the supermarket have done more?

24 Oct 2018

This week’s Court of Appeal decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable for a serious data breach by a disgruntled employee...

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Morrisons payroll data breach judgment a ‘wake-up call’ for business

22 Oct 2018

The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment finding Morrisons vicariously liable for the leak of payroll data by a...

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People who move between jobs benefit from higher pay

2 Aug 2018

Research published by think-tank the Resolution Foundation has suggested that although pay growth remains weak in the UK, those who do not stay long with one employer can increase their income substantially

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Would flexible access to salaries help financial wellbeing?

11 May 2018

Could giving employees access to their salaries as they earn, rather than making them wait until pay day, be the...

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GDPR and payroll: 10 points to consider on personal data

10 May 2018

Handling payroll by its very nature requires processing a lot of personal data on employees. What actions do HR and...

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More than £800m generated from HMRC payroll investigations

12 Feb 2018

HMRC collected £819m in additional tax through payroll investigations last year, as it continued to crack down on organisations that...

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HR should own “people factor” of cyber security

2 Jun 2017

Nearly half (47%) of HR departments do not know when their cyber security was last considered and only 22% have...

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