• Written on 23 Dec 2020 by Richard Rowell

    Wow, what a year! I doubt if anybody could have predicted what has happened during 2020! In some ways, it seems an age ago when we first entered lockdown in March, yet in others…

  • Written on 27 Nov 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    It is with great pride that Dataplan are able to announce our win of the “Outstanding Award” in the Global Payroll Awards 2020. The prestigious awards are an annual event,…

  • Written on 23 Nov 2020 by Jamie Craw

    At Dataplan, we’re not short of internal success stories! We are big believers in training our people from the inside, as demonstrated by our long list of apprentices, trainees…

  • Written on 19 Nov 2020 by Jamie Craw

    Dataplan have long had the people strategy of 'growing our own'. Not only does this widen the net to include people with transferrable skills and bright youngsters starting their…

  • Written on 11 Nov 2020 by Paul Chappell

    Following the news on 5 November regarding the extension of the furlough scheme until March 2020 as reported in our blog ‘CJRS Extended’ further details were revealed late…

  • Written on 06 Nov 2020 by Paul Chappell

    We reported yesterday in our blog post “CJRS extended as England enters second lockdown” that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) had been extended until December in light…

  • Written on 04 Nov 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    On Saturday 31st October 2020 the Prime Minister announced that England would be entering a second lockdown, starting on Thursday the 5th of November and ending on Wednesday the…

  • Written on 29 Oct 2020 by Rachel Cooke

    On the 22nd of October further guidance on the new Job Support Scheme (JSS) was finally released on gov.uk. As we mentioned in our previous post “What we know about the Job…

  • Written on 28 Oct 2020 by Stewart Waddell

    Mistakes, hidden charges and things that go bump in the night! With Halloween approaching our minds have turned to the dark side of payroll. So this Halloween we wanted to share…

  • Written on 19 Oct 2020 by George Serls

    In 2015 the Government first announced that it proposed to prohibit six-figure exit packages from the public sector, by imposing a £95,000 cap on such packages. Following public…