Written on 04 Mar 2021 by Rachel Cooke

In yesterday’s budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, set out the plans and changes to “protect the livelihoods of the British people” as the UK gets ready to take…

Written on 28 Jan 2021 by Alison Clynes

28th January is Data Protection Day, an annual event launched by the Council of Europe in 2006 to mark the date the Council of Europe’s data protection signature was open for…

Written on 17 Aug 2020 by Rachel Cooke

In a recently released news story published on the Gov.uk website updates to student loans interest rates and payment thresholds have been announced for the tax year 2021/2022.…

Written on 03 Jun 2020 by Rachel Cooke

Here at Dataplan we are proud to announce that we have been reaccredited for the prestigious CIPP Payroll Assurance Scheme (PAS). To tell you more about the scheme, as well as the…

Written on 19 May 2020 by Jamie Craw

On days or weeks where you are struggling it can be very hard to break the pattern, and our change of not only routine but way of life as a whole has proven a trigger of anxiety…

Written on 02 Jul 2019 by Stewart Waddell

The bunting is up, the cake has been cut and we are delighted to celebrate 50 years in payroll this year. We’ve got some great events to celebrate, but how did it all start... At…

Written on 08 Mar 2019 by Mica Chase

Dataplan are a fast-growing company (doubling in size in the last 3 years). To support this rapid growth, we need payroll professionals and realised a number of years ago the…

Written on 28 Feb 2019 by Chris Rutter

It’s that time of year again where the media shifts its focus towards scrutinising companies reporting their gender pay gaps. With the reporting deadlines for both public sector…

Written on 21 Sep 2018 by Liam Ridgill

Information security is important to any organisation that stores, processes, transfers and uses personal information. If this information is lost or corrupted it can have serious…

Written on 11 Sep 2018 by Richard Rowell

AI, Machine Learning and Dataplan’s Big Data project. The BBC showed us recently The Joy of AI. A fabulous program showing the history, present day and how Artificial Intelligence…