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Transatlantic data transfer deal ruled invalid by ECJ 7 October 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the transatlantic Safe Harbour agreement, allowing companies to easily transfer personal data from Europe to the United States, is invalid. Read full story

Survey: Staging for auto-enrolment takes only 20 days 3 September 2015

Staging for AE requires less time than previously estimated, new research has revealed. Read full story

TPR to provide auto-enrolment tool for BPT users 17 August 2015

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is developing a basic auto-enrolment tool to support users of HMRC’s Basic PAYE Tools (BPT). Read full story

PAPDIS enhanced for added AE functionality 25 June 2015

The Pensions and Payroll Data Interface Standard (PAPDIS) has been enhanced to add greater functionality for the auto-enrolment market. Read full story

NEST API release to help SMEs meet auto-enrolment requirements 12 June 2015

NEST has announced plans to release an API to enable employers to manage their NEST accounts through their payroll software, helping them to meet their auto-enrolment duties. Read full story

HR departments inundated with payslip queries 5 June 2015

Almost half of all HR enquiries are payslip related, according to a survey by Redshift Research on behalf of Bond HR & Payroll Software. Read full story

Report reveals a cloud-ready workforce 6 May 2015

Workers at small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly “cloud-savvy” and widely aware of the benefits of cloud computing, according to a report commissioned by workforce management firm Kronos. Read full story

FEATURE: Integrate and be free 30 July 2014

In the second of a three-part series, Scott Beagrie finds that Integrating payroll, HR and finance systems can set a payroll department free to focus on more strategic output Read full story

FEATURE: Grow from within 24 July 2014

In the first of a three-part series, Scott Beagrie investigates how payroll can develop and grow within an organisation. This month he focuses on the department becoming more strategic. Read full story

Unique collection of payroll experts to speak in London this month 11 March 2014

An exciting array of top industry experts and award-winning payroll managers will be delivering key insights at this month’s Payroll World Spring Update. Find out more inside. Read full story

Find out how the changing demographic of the workforce will affect payroll 10 March 2014

A comprehensive look at the effect demographic changes in the workplace will have on payroll is the subject of a session at the Payroll World Spring Update this month. Read full story

Cheque imaging to cut clearing times 7 March 2014

Plans to cut cheque clearing times to as little as two days by making use of cameraphones have been proposed by the government. Read full story

TPR to front AE campaign 24 February 2014

Auto-enrolment advertising is to switch focus from employees to employers, with the Pensions Regulator (TPR) taking a leading role. Read full story

Child Maintenance Service goes digital 24 February 2014

As many as 40,000 payroll departments are to benefit from an overhaul of the systems that deduct child maintenance from employee pay. Read full story

HMRC and CIPP issue end-of-year advice 18 February 2014

HMRC and the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) have teamed up to remind employers of the changes to end-of-year submissions. Read full story

HMRC sends warning to wrong Perth 13 February 2014

A tax warning has been sent half way round the world before arriving at the correct address in Scotland due to a geographic blunder by HMRC. Read full story

HMRC targets NIC-avoiding workers 12 February 2014

A quarter of a million workers wrongly classed as self-employed to avoid paying National Insurance contributions (NICs) are being targeted by HMRC. Read full story

Politicians wade into epayslip debate at Cardiff Council 10 February 2014

Cardiff Council will spend £37,000 on issuing hardcopy payslips to staff this year, claiming that a digital version is not currently “viable”. Read full story

Employers match £7.5m staff donations 4 February 2014

Charitable companies increased their donations to their employee’s good causes by more than £6m, according to findings from the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO). Read full story

Children's hospital overpays £1.3m in three years 3 February 2014

The competency of Birmingham Children’s Hospital chief executive has been defended following revelations that more than 600 staff were overpaid almost £1.3m in the last three years. Read full story


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