The Top Three Global Payroll Trends To Watch In 2021

Just like most other businesses and departments, payroll teams have faced a year of considerable change in 2020. The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations to make major adjustments to the way they operate. New technologies have been adopted, processes have been adapted, and the rulebook ... Read More

How to Evaluate Payroll Software for Multiple Countries

If your business operates in multiple countries, you’ll know that payroll processing can be extremely complex. Every country has its own set of rules and regulations, and so the procedures you use for a workforce in one country may not be suitable for employees in another. The importance of getting this right in every ... Read More

Five Ways to Make Your Global Payroll More Resilient

One of the key elements of a great payroll operation is reliability. In normal circumstances, the work of a payroll team goes largely unnoticed, as long as employees and executives are paid accurately and on-time. But the last few months have fundamentally threatened this rudimentary, yet vital process like never ... Read More

Is Remote Payroll Management Now The New Standard?

Running a payroll function, especially a global one, has never been straightforward - but most practitioners would agree that the recent pandemic has added considerably to the task. Not only have global payroll teams had to grapple with fast-moving legislative changes around the world, such as in-country furlough and ... Read More

The Big Debate: Will We Become More Global or More Local?

While globalization has been a consistent theme for businesses across the last few decades, recent political and social issues have fueled something of a ‘global vs local’ debate. Shrinking global capital and regional issues like Brexit have hinted at a possible downturn in international interdependence, but according ... Read More

Will Blockchain Revolutionize the Payroll Process?

For most payroll teams right now, the future can wait. Their focus, understandably, remains fixed on the immediate challenges of COVID-19 and adapting to the constant curveballs being thrown their way - from worldwide tax legislation changes to redundancies and furlough payments. But while that short-termism is ... Read More

What a Global Outsourced Payroll Operation Looks Like

Given the multiple challenges of tax compliance, data privacy and payment processing, global payroll certainly can’t be described as easy. And with every new country or region your organization moves into, the picture becomes more complex. That complexity increased tenfold in the early months of 2020, with payroll ... Read More

Payday Podcast Special: COVID-19 and The Impact on Global Payroll

Understandably, the focus of the world’s media attention in recent weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic is also the subject of our latest Payday Podcast. At a time of unprecedented challenge for the payroll community (and indeed the wider world), CloudPay’s David Barak brings together a panel of global payroll leaders to ... Read More

7 Qualities Of An Effective Global Payroll Leader

As organizations continue to navigate their way through the COVID-19 crisis, leadership qualities across the business are being put well and truly under the spotlight. That’s true in the global payroll department as much as any, with payroll leaders having to stand up and be counted to ensure employees around the ... Read More

The First 90 Days: Guide for Global Payroll Leader

Whether you’ve just landed your first role as a global payroll lead or you’re still working your way up the leadership ladder, you’ll know the importance of making a strong start to a new position. One popular corporate philosophy suggests the first 90 days in a leadership role are particularly important for a new ... Read More

How Global Payroll Can Adapt to the Gig Economy

Remote and flexible working may be very much the new normal right now - we’re writing this at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic that’s put much of the world on lockdown. Yet truth be told, the make-up of the modern workforce had changed long before ‘self isolation’ became such a common term. Along with advances in ... Read More