What Is Earned Wage Access and Does Your Business Need It?

We live in a world where people look for instant gratification in almost all areas of their lives. We also live in a world where many people face increasing pressures on their money, and often need quick access to their earnings in order to meet their financial obligations. The ability for Earned Wage Access (EWA) to ... Read More

The Payroll Professionals: Why Modern Payroll Workers Must Evolve

Global payroll is evolving like never before, and the role of the modern payroll professional is changing with it. As is the role of the payroll leader, which we explored in a separate blog last year. The best practitioners around are those who can forge new ways of working alongside HR, embrace the potential of ... Read More

Time for a change? Three ways to improve your overtime process

Mention the word ‘overtime’ to ten different colleagues and you’ll probably get ten different reactions. For many employees, overtime is viewed positively: a convenient way to earn a bit of extra cash, a vital lifeline to help pay the bills in uncertain economic times, or even a way to work with more flexibility and ... Read More

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