Outsourced Payroll Specialists

How Do Employee Sabbaticals Work?

There are a number of reasons why an employee might ask for a sabbatical, a career break.  It can be due to family commitments, volunteering, travelling, studying or even for religious reasons.  Employees are entitled to request that they take a sabbatical, but employers are the ones who can set the terms of who is… Read More

The Impact Of AI On The HR Industry

The subject of AI or artificial intelligence and the role it will play in many industries is a hot topic in recent times.  More people than ever voice concerns that they will be ‘replaced’ by robots.  Even in the HR industry, there are concerns that the number of jobs may decline as AI systems take… Read More

The Living Wage Increase April 2019

From April 1st, 2019, the national living wave increased by 4.9% from £7.83 to £8.21.  This is the statutory minimum wage for all employees aged 25 and over and means that businesses need to ensure that any staff on the existing figure have their pay amount increased.  According to the Low Pay Commission (LPC), there… Read More

Processing Payroll For Zero Hour Contracts

Zero hour contracts are used by some of the biggest companies in the UK to help manage their payroll costs and offer flexible working to their staff.  Popular groups that take zero hour contracts including students, the semi-retired and people looking to work variable, flexible hours while raising children.  As an employer, it is important… Read More