Payroll systems

Is it time to be more creative with payroll?

Alternative methods of payroll such as early wage access (EWA) could be a solution to the UK's cost of living crisis.

Low-income workers relying on Universal Credit rise to 1.3 million

The number of workers on Universal Credit (UC) has increased by 1.3 million since the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic, a rise of 130%.

Millions of workers' trust eroded by pay errors

One in 10 UK workers, representing 300,000 workers in hospitality alone, don’t trust their employer to pay them the correct amount each month.

Key steps for HR as dust settles post off-payroll

We learned from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) latest annual accounts that Network Rail is hiring 79% of contractors on an outside IR35 basis.

Why now is the time to reinvent HR from the ground up

Reinventing HR is no easy feat, yet the conditions created by the pandemic are forcing companies to re-evaluate their HR services, programmes and solutions.

Top tips for payroll management confidence in 2020

Payroll has come into its own in the past six months. There has never been a greater focus on the importance of having solid payroll than during this pandemic.

National Payroll Week: what HR should know

Payroll has always been a vital element of the workplace, but employers are often guilty of not prioritising its importance.

Tech Q&A: Admiral Group on why it chose MHR

HR magazine's Tech Q&A series explores the latest software on the market to give HR leaders insight into new solutions that could work for them. Phil Thomas, assistant head of Payroll & Benefits at...

Organisations losing payroll capacity following coronavirus impact

Nearly a third (30%) of organisations are facing lost payroll capacity due to pressure caused by the coronavirus outbreak, reveals a new survey by Zellis.

IR35 legislation is 'inherently flawed and unfair' finds sub-committee

The Government’s framework to tackle tax avoidance by those in ‘off-payroll’ working has not worked properly in its 20-year history.

UK's employment rate at record high pre-lockdown

The UK’s employment rate was at a record high of 76.4% before the lockdown began, Office for National Statistics figures show.

We need to start talking about the disability wage gap

Often when we speak of a wage or pay gap, the topic concerns the gender pay gap between men and women.