National Payroll Week 2017: Choosing a Payroll System
Posted on 01/09/2017
National Payroll Week (4th – 8th September) acknowledges and celebrates the impact of payroll on business, as well as the positive contribution that it provides the UK economy. As something that is so intrinsic to a business (without it we wouldn’t get paid!), it can be easy to overlook just how important payroll is.
The Role of Technology in Driving Productivity
Posted on 25/08/2017
In our digital age, technology can be of huge benefit when it comes to driving productivity in the workplace. Far from eradicating the need for ‘human skills’, the right technology can be used to make tasks simpler and faster, freeing up time for jobs that require a human touch.
10 ways to communicate with your team
Posted on 21/08/2017
Good communication in the workplace is essential for business success, but is something we tend to take for granted without giving much thought to. In a digital age it’s all too easy to get caught up in a never-ending stream of emails and forget the benefits of face-to-face conversation. However, effective interaction is known to increase workplace productivity and foster positive relationships between employers and employees, so it’s worth paying attention to how you communicate.
Treat them well, keep them keen
Posted on 11/08/2017
Newsflash: treating your employees mean doesn’t guarantee you’ll keep them keen. With 32 per cent of businesses struggling to retain their top talent, in many instances a ‘tough love’ approach will have your employees heading straight for the door.
Trust: The Key to Productive Employees
Posted on 03/08/2017
Whether it’s in a personal or professional capacity, for any kind of relationship to work to its full potential, trust is crucial. It shouldn’t come as a surprise then that building a culture of trust in the workplace is necessary for an empowered, proactive workforce.