Written on 08 Oct 2019 by Stewart Waddell

The dark nights pulling in only mean one thing in the world of payroll - it won’t be long before it is Christmas payroll time! Payroll in December can be pretty challenging, with…

Written on 21 Dec 2018 by Stewart Waddell

The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) Order 2018 was laid before parliament in February 2018 which outlined new legislation taking force from April…

Written on 18 Oct 2016 by Stewart Waddell

Well, it’s that time again when anyone in the world of payroll starts to consider processing payrolls over the Christmas and new year period. Within the payroll outsourcing world…

Written on 12 Sep 2016 by Stewart Waddell

National Payroll Week is a week intended to celebrate payroll as a whole, for all businesses, payroll bureaus and payroll outsourcing providers and the contribution payroll makes…

Written on 15 Jan 2016 by Adele Blackham

From April 2016 all contracted out pension schemes will come to an end. This is part of the Pensions Act 2014 which saw measures to bring in a single-tier state pension. What does…

Written on 29 May 2015 by Glenn Watson

Having moved into the education team to take full command of the BACS processing (cue training montage), now with training complete I am currently undertaking the responsibility…

Written on 26 May 2015 by Stewart Waddell

At Dataplan Payroll we print over 500,000 employee payslips for our payroll outsourced customers every few months. From time to time we receive requests to make the payslips look…

Written on 20 Mar 2015 by James Kitching

On a day when we will see a total eclipse, make sure you’re payroll is not being hidden from you. When working with an outsourced payroll provider the last thing you want is to…

Written on 30 Dec 2014 by Carly Boyd

… And a Happy New Year Pack up the tree, throw out the used wrapping paper and relax, it’s all over for another year. Your bin is probably looking a bit full and you’ve probably…

Written on 15 Dec 2014 by Alex Hay

Christmas is nearly upon us and the dreaded December pay run is knocking at the door. Here are some common pitfalls to avoid. Early payday With offices closing over the Christmas…