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Unlocking the essential components of great payroll software

Searching for the best payroll software for your business? It starts with knowing what features are non-negotiable. So, let’s break down the ...

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What is managed payroll?

When it comes to running a business, payroll is one of those things you have to do. And with that comes all the complexities that makeup what payroll ...

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Types of Leave

From sickness to professional development, there are various reasons why employees might request time out from work. While some leave types have to ...

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What is a staff rota?

As the famous American pioneer Benjamin Franklin once said, “For every minute spent organising, an hour is earned.” And it’s true—a carefully ...

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What is HR Software?

Managing a massive team of people isn’t straightforward. It’s something businesses have to dedicate enormous resources to achieving, including whole ...

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What is Payroll?

What is payroll? It’s a critical question for any employer or business owner. Essentially, payroll is calculating and distributing your employees’ ...

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How to calculate payroll?

When calculating payroll for a small business, the stakes are high, and the math must be pinpoint accurate. But how do you calculate payroll for a ...

How important are pay and workplace benefits?

They’re also key methods for attracting talent and motivating greater performance. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a ...

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Why every small business needs HR?

As a small business owner, you might be thinking, "HR? Thats for large businesses with thousands of employees, right?" Wrong. Small businesses need ...

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The benefits of HR software

Managing your daily, monthly, and annual HR functions is time-consuming. In the past, maintaining everything alongside your business processes was ...

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Health & safety at work

You have a duty of care to your employees, which means you must take responsibility for their health & safety in the workplace. But you must also ...

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What is a Health and Safety Management System?

As an employer, you’re responsible for the health & safety of your staff, your customers and anyone else who could be affected by your business. The ...