Edmund Tirbutt

Why pensions education is vital

Pensions education has suffered from HR's compliance obsession, but companies that engage with staff will reap the benefits

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On the clock: time and attendance tools

As new ways of flexible working permeate our lives, time and attendance tools are becoming increasingly sophisticated. But is this to everyone's benefit?

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Payroll: A global guide

International payroll can be a challenge. Here's some pitfalls to watch out for

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Taking the pain out of international payroll

Whether you have thousands of employees based abroad or just a few, managing international payroll is a challenge

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Everything you need to know about CDC pensions

Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes could increase pension pots by up to 30%. But are they right for the UK market?

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Is private medical insurance still a benefit worth having?

Will changes to private medical insurance (PMI) provision have any impact on the PMI market and those HRDs investing in this costly benefit?

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The Generation Game

As the workforce gets older, companies need to recognise the skills and benefits these employees bring, as well as give them a good reason to stay, says EDMUND TIRBUTT

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Are SMEs heading for an auto-enrolment pensions provider crunch?

Auto-enrolment looms for small companies yet many are dreading the prospect as traditional pension providers become choosy. But there are ways to overcome this impasse

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Everything you ever wanted to know about RTI

The switch to Real Time Information (RTI) is the most significant change to the PAYE system since 1944. But what does it actually mean for the payroll department in your company?

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HR reward special 6/7: the impact of pensions auto-enrolment on other employee benefits

Pensions auto-enrolment will inevitably have implications for employee benefits and reward systems, and there has already been considerable activity in this respect from employers facing the more...

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HR technology special 5/7: Do employers need a social media policy at work, or just common sense?

HR departments are finding themselves responsible for holding a mountain of personal data online, where it is less secure than under lock and key in a filing cabinet.

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HR health and wellbeing special 4/6: No employer can afford to ignore musculo-skeletal cases

Musculo-skeletal injuries have, according to official statistics, been decreasing slightly since 2009, but no employer can afford to ignore a problem that is resulting in over 150,000 new cases a...

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