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Payroll Outsourcing – Payroll Implementation Process

Here are our simple steps to ensuring a successful payroll implementation process when transitioning to a payroll outsourcing partner.

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In-house vs outsourcing payroll costs – is outsourcing payroll cost effective?

If you’re wondering whether outsourcing payroll costs less than using an in-house team, take a look at all the ways outsourcing can be more cost effective.

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Making the case for Outsourcing Payroll with SD Worx and Capgemini

Making the case for outsourcing payroll

During May, we hosted a series of virtual roundtables with a range of Heads of HR and Payroll. Whilst the conversations were wide ranging, in this article we will summarise a few of the key topics discussed and the conclusions reached.

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3 Reasons To Automate Your T&E Spend Process

3 reasons to automate your T&E spend process

This blog explores how automating your travel and expense spend process is essential for your business. Maximise your returns and minimise your spend with no or low added value, saving you both time and money.

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Hotel ibis Styles Arlon: from member of a large group to autonomous small structure

Changes of ownership have brought their share of challenges to Hotel ibis Styles Arlon, particularly in terms of HR. Today, the focus is on stability, even in working hours. The result: highly committed staff, relatively low staff turnover and loyal customers.

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How to write a winning business case for outsourced payroll [Free business case template]

In this practical guide, we’ll break down the process of writing a business case for moving to outsourced payroll into bite-sized chunks and provide you with practical tips when it comes to managing the process and presenting your case. We’ve also included a handy template for you to follow.

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The complete guide to outsourcing your payroll in 2021 [Free 121 business case support]

This guide will walk you through the process of outsourcing your payroll and show you how unexpectedly simple moving to managed payroll can be.

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Switching payroll for 2021 and beyond: What does a great provider offer?

Even if your payroll provider seems to be doing a good job, is it good enough? Are they primed to look after and optimise your payroll in 2021 and beyond? This helpful guide walks you through why it’s important to review payroll providers as we head into the ‘never normal’.

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Automated expense management software could help businesses get grip on compliance

How Expense Software Ensures Better Compliance

This blog uncovers how an automated Expense Management solution supports your organisation in achieving compliance with spend policies, travel policies and even regulatory requirements, gifting you with a more hands-free approach to employee expenses.

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Celebrating one year of Payroll Question Time

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Payroll Question time, we spoke to the panelists about how the industry has changed in the last 12 months, what HR and payroll professionals need to focus on in 2021 and beyond, and what’s next for Payroll Question Time?

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Why digital maturity is integral to the employee experience

This blog explores how digital HR can influence the entire employee lifecycle, creating innovative experiences to help every employee excel.

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Why HR analytics holds the key to evidence-based decision-making across the business

This blog explores the insights a modern people solution can bring to the wider business, overcoming the limitations of legacy systems for confident, agile decision-making.

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Strategic HR: How talent technology is revolutionising the game

Organisations vary in maturity regarding talent technology implementation. This blog explores the solutions available to attract, recruit, train and retain top talent in the ever-changing workplace, contributing to an agile reinvention of HR.

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Why automated travel and expense management is one of the most profitable process optimisations

For businesses looking to improve their core HR and people solutions, this blog explores the digitisation of travel and expense management and how it optimises several business areas.

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How payroll influences the entire employee lifecycle

In this blog, we outline how payroll influences the entire employee lifecycle and how a strategic approach can be the driver for change in your business or organisation.  

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Everything you need to know about moving to Managed Payroll

Everything you need to know about moving to Managed Payroll

Misconceptions around payroll outsourcing could be holding back your business. Our customers find that moving to a managed payroll service pays them back dividends, driving productivity, increasing ROI and giving payroll teams the opportunity to focus on strategic rather than tactical initiatives.

We understand that managed payroll can be a daunting topic, so we’ve put together some useful information to help you make an informed choice about your payroll strategy.

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Post-pandemic HR: Mastering remote workforce management (WFM)

This blog outlines how HR teams can master HR through remote workforce management (WFM) and thrive in the ‘new normal’.

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Show your employees what they really earn

Offering an interesting and competitive pay package, but not highlighting it afterwards, is a bit like a rainbow in the dark. As not even half of employees regularly look at their payslip, many will undoubtedly lose sight of what they actually earn. Pointlogic's software package inspire is an excellent tool for making it clear to employees what they receive in addition to their salary, and acts as an incentive for greater motivation and engagement.

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Busting the myths of switching payroll providers

 Don’t let perceptions about switching payroll provider stop you from improving your payroll. In this article, we debunk the five most common myths of changing payroll providers.

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Moving payroll provider? Tips for a smoother switch

 Follow our tips to make moving payroll suppliers as smooth as possible.

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How to effectively manage raise and promotion requests

No matter whether you're an experienced HR manager or a long-time business owner, raise and promotion requests are an aspect of HR that many people struggle with. In this guide, our HR experts are showing you how it's done. 

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How to process employees returning from furlough

Are you ready for the end of the UK furlough scheme? In this blog, we offer our expert advice on how to successfully process staff returning from furlough.

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How to adapt your onboarding strategy for a remote working environment

The pandemic has forced businesses to adapt their onboarding strategies to overcome new workplace challenges. With social distancing minimising face-to-face contact, and more people changing occupation than in pre-pandemic years. In this guide, we'll show you how to approach this change from a HR perspective

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How to realign company culture in 2021

In this article, we're taking a closer look at what can be done to realign your company culture in 2021 and the age of remote working.

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Benefits of creating new roles for existing talent

As your business grows, you may need to create new roles to satisfy demand. Learn how & why you should recruit internally to fill these positions here...

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5 implementation steps to ensure your outsourced payroll transition goes smoothly

5 implementation steps to ensure your outsourced payroll transition goes smoothly

The prospect of handing over responsibility for your payroll to an outsourced partner can be daunting enough, without having to worry about something going wrong during the implementation phase. In this blog, we explore 5 key steps to make sure the transition runs smoothly. 

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Why Payroll knowledge is retained within the business when outsourcing

Why Payroll knowledge is retained within the business when outsourcing

When senior HR or Finance leaders consider outsourcing payroll, one concern often raised is that they will lose knowledge, in the form of internal expertise or skilled personnel. When you take a closer look at how outsourcing works, however, you could make the case that the opposite is true.

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Why outsourcing takes the risk out of payroll

Why outsourcing takes the risk out of payroll

Payroll faces constant challenges caused by limited budgets, changing personnel, evolving technology, new legislation and more. Here’s why outsourced payroll remove the risk.

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7 compelling benefits that make Payroll outsourcing so appealing

7 compelling benefits, beyond cost reduction, that make Payroll outsourcing so appealing

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 their payroll function.

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Why integration can be make or break for outsourced payroll

Why integration can be make or break for outsourced payroll

Integration has to be a priority consideration whenever an organisation is looking to choose an outsourced payroll partner. Our blog explores the key considerations.

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Outsourcing payroll is about gaining, not losing, control

Outsourcing payroll is about gaining, not losing, control

When it comes to outsourcing payroll, people often feel nervous. Relinquishing control to a third party is a big step. But are you really losing control when you outsource payroll? Our blog explores why this isn’t the case

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SD Worx 75: the full story

SD Worx 75: the full story

Celebrating an anniversary is always fun, and your 75th anniversary really shouldn't go unnoticed. "We need to celebrate it with lots of fun initiatives, all year round, both for our employees and for our customers" was the motto at the start of 2020. And so we rolled up our sleeves and went back to the drawing board: the campaign "SD Worx 75 – Let's Make Sparks Fly" was born!

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Guidelines for HR Professionals in 2021

Over the past year, HR too has had to deal with our modern version of the Big Bang. We all adopted a ‘new normal’, to use a trendy term. Hopefully 2021 will be better. Thanks to the vaccine - fingers crossed - we shall soon be getting back to our social lives and be able to meet our colleagues and customers in person again more often. The after-effects of the coronavirus will continue affecting HR developments in the year to come, however. We hereby present the most important insights and trends for the new year.

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How payroll can prevent a breakdown in employee trust

With workers concerned about their health and job security, it is vital payroll teams look at what they can do to improve confidence, so workers don’t lose faith in the company they work for. This blog examines how good payroll and workforce management can increase employee trust.

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Stay in control by outsourcing your payroll

Debunking outsourcing myths, this blog explains how you can confidently move to fully managed payroll whilst retaining and even improving control.

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Total talent management: preparing for constant change

What will 2021 bring? After such a turbulent year, it would be audacious to start making big statements. But one thing seems to be a given: ‘the old normal’ is not coming back. Even more, companies will quickly have to find a way to deal with the likelihood of ongoing changes. A good first step is building an agile workforce and valuing both internal and external mobility. To do so, you’ll need to embrace total talent management.

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How to turn your workspace into an employee experience centre

How to turn your workspace into an employee experience centre

COVID-19 has a great impact on employees, with mass homeworking as one of the most remarkable outcomes. Many companies are pulling out all the stops to establish viable homeworking policies, implement digital tools and create a renewed organisational culture. What’s often overlooked is the physical workspace. Although traditional offices are on their way out, they can re-emerge as employee experience centres.

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Why is payroll your secret weapon? Q&A with payroll expert Samantha Mann

Payroll expert and ex CIPP Policy Lead, Samantha Mann, tells us how she fell into the world of payroll and her predictions on how payroll will change in the next 10 years.

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What payroll professionals need to know about the new lockdown restrictions

The UK prime Minister announced new lockdown restrictions in response to increasing Coronavirus cases. What do the new restrictions mean for payroll and HR professionals in the UK? Find out more in our blog.

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Optimising collaboration in the post-pandemic workplace

 The workplace has adapted at an unprecedented pace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with virtual working becoming the norm. This blog explores the challenges and opportunities of virtual collaboration and how to optimise working methods to keep your people happy and meet business objectives.

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