Power of Payroll revealed in SD Worx survey

June 13, 2018

SD Worx, the founding member of the Payroll Services Alliance, recently surveyed 1,500 respondents from nine European markets (the UK, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, and the Netherlands), and found that up to 87% of business leaders are now asking for employee data to inform business decisions.

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Welcome to the world after the GDPR deadline, what now?

May 29, 2018

After what seemed like an endless countdown to GDPR, the deadline has now come and gone. Hopefully organisations will have implemented the necessary strategies and most, if not all, should be compliant. So, what now for HR and payroll professionals?

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Payroll Perfection: 3 pledges you should expect from your partner

May 15, 2018

Working with partners around the world can be challenging, but is also rewarding to both the business and customers. By collaborating and working with various partners, organisations around the world can achieve new business offerings and capabilities, allowing them to grow and branch out into new countries or regions. In the HR and payroll industry, a new partnership between two organisations can bring exciting new advancements.

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3 things you might not know about international payroll

April 23, 2018

Payroll is a core part of an organisation, so it’s important that HR and payroll teams have the right processes and providers in place. For multinational organisations, it’s essential that legislations at a local level are met, and that the payroll provider allows a globalised view of your payroll (across various countries).

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GDPR: how to remain compliant after compliance

April 13, 2018

With the GDPR deadline just over a month away, it is important that companies ensure that they are compliant. If non-compliance occurs, organisations can face fines of up to €20m, or 4% of global revenue, which will also inevitably damage the company’s brand.

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The Benefits of Global Payroll

March 26, 2018

Today, there are more multinational companies than ever before, all growing and expanding at remarkable rates. However, keeping up with legislations across multiple countries is becoming increasingly complex. With new legislations being introduced this year, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and America’s tax amendments, managing global payroll is harder than ever.

To minimise the complications of managing payroll in a multinational company, global payroll solutions can be outsourced. But, what are the benefits of using a global payroll service?

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Three ways to spring clean your payroll in 2018

March 9, 2018

With winter behind us, now is a great time to spring clean payroll to make the necessary changes for the year ahead. With changes that will have a long-term impact on international HR and payroll departments, such as Brexit and GDPR, companies should be preparing not only for how these changes will impact HR and payroll, but also how effective long-term processes are.

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How can the GDPR data retention policy be defined for multinational companies?

February 20, 2018

From 25th May 2018, General Data Regulation Protection (GDPR) laws will take force, with the aim of refining data privacy rights of EU citizens. With the deadline now just over three months away, this is naturally forcing businesses worldwide to think about the way they organise and process data.

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PSA attends SD Worx European Conference 2018

February 12, 2018

On Tuesday 6th February, at Hilton Park Lane in London, we were delighted to join our partner SD Worx at its European Conference 2018. The theme for the day was close to our heart: ‘The Future of Collaboration: HR leading the way’.

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What does the future of payroll look like?

January 29, 2018

Technology is ever-evolving, and the payroll industry is no exception to feeling its force in terms of transformational value. Payroll departments worldwide need to embrace the latest technology to achieve a competitive edge—and to be able to constantly improve user experience while reducing the manual workload of payroll professionals.

But what technology is likely to impact the payroll industry in the not-so-distant future?

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GDPR and Payroll: What you need to know

January 8, 2018

With 2018 now upon us, it’s officially the year that GDPR takes force. With just four months to go until the May deadline, organisations across the world are making the necessary preparations to ensure compliance and avoid penalties in the form of hefty fines.
Here’s what you need to know.

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New Year, New Payroll: Why you should outsource payroll in 2018

December 14, 2017

As we rapidly approach the New Year, businesses everywhere will be looking at ways to improve business processes and expand internationally in 2018. Payroll is at the heart of organisations’ HR departments and is essential to employee satisfaction. Because of this, payroll is a key process to consider, particularly with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to take force on 25th May, affecting all organisations that process the data of EU citizens.

Here are three reasons you should outsource payroll in the New Year and beyond.

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Three things to be thankful for this festive season

December 1, 2017

With Thanksgiving days ago, Christmas just weeks away and the New Year in sight, it’s a good time to reflect on all that we can be thankful for. Over the past year, all businesses will have experienced unique highs and lows, and although we can make resolutions, no one can predict exactly what 2018 holds.

One thing that is for certain, however, is the importance of thanking those who are there for the ups and downs along the way. So, here’s three things businesses can be thankful for this festive period.

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How to add a spark to your payroll

November 14, 2017

People are at the heart of every organisation, and payroll plays a key role in keeping those people happy. Businesses need to take the necessary steps to ensure that their payroll processes are as flexible, visible and scalable as possible, to avoid making costly payroll mistakes – and upsetting employees as a result.

Here’s how you can add a ‘spark’ to your payroll processes to encourage a workforce that feels rewarded, and not frustrated, by payroll.

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How to Avoid Scary Payroll Mistakes This Halloween

October 23, 2017

Halloween, which takes place on the 31st November, is a celebration that occurs in numerous countries around the world. It is often associated with pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating and scary costumes – but what about scary payroll? Let’s explore step by step how can payroll professionals avoid making any scary mistakes, not just this Halloween, but all year round.

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Comparison of Payroll in Spain, France, The United Kingdom and Germany

October 18, 2017

An employee in Spain contributes less to social security than the same profile in France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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How the PSA can fulfil your GDPR needs

October 9, 2017

With GDPR just seven months away, we’ve all heard of it – but what does it actually mean? This blog will explore the key challenges that payroll departments face ahead of GDPR, and how exactly the Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) can help.

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Seven is better than one: Why the PSA is the ultimate payroll provider

October 5, 2017

As a company looking to expand internationally, you may feel the need to bundle your payroll and HR with a single provider. The Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) can provide this solution: seven Leader payroll service companies have combined their services into a unified offering that consists of strong local expertise, supplemented by an international level of coordination and integration.

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Webinar: The Benefits of Going Global in Payroll

September 21, 2017

In the latest webinar from the Payroll Services Alliance (PSA), you can discover the latest perspectives on key issues in the market, and learn about the benefits of going global in payroll.

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Blog 6 - What are the benefits of payroll data?

July 10, 2017

In the 6th blog in our Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) series, F2A, Ascender, Seresco and SD Worx discuss the benefits of data in the payroll industry.

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Blog 5 - What challenges does payroll face in 2017?

July 3, 2017

This is the fifth installment in our Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) series, which explores topical issues in Payroll and HR. This time around, PSA members Trianon, Seresco, F2A and Aditro give some insight into potential obstacles to payroll in 2017.

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Blog 4 - What technology will impact payroll in coming years?

June 26, 2017

In this blog in our Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) series, Trianon, Seresco, F2A and Aditro discuss which technology is going to impact the payroll industry the most in coming years.

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Blog 3 - Is the tide turning on globalisation in payroll?

June 19, 2017

This week, we’re kicking things off with a focus on globalisation, with insight from PSA members Trianon, F2A and Seresco.

Back in February, Mark Zuckerberg’s released a BBC interview that discussed the impact of globalisation on worldwide organisations. Zuckerberg stated that ‘the tide is turning on globalisation’, but is globalisation actually slowing? Or is there still plenty of room to grow when it comes to global payroll connectivity?

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Blog 2 - Total Cost of Ownership is critical in payroll

June 12, 2017

If someone was to ask you how much your payroll operations cost, would you know the answer? It seems like a straightforward question, yet the answer for many HR professionals is often hard to pinpoint. Understanding – and therefore being able to make future projections – about how much your payroll costs requires a clear appreciation of various business components.

So what are the steps you need to take to understand the total cost of payroll over a set period? That’s where Total Cost of Ownership comes in.

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Blog 1 - The Payroll Services Alliance: 5 questions answered

June 5, 2017

Since 2015, the Payroll Services Alliance (PSA) has worked to improve payroll and HR operations around the world by delivering optimised, pan-geographic solutions to multinational organisations – something which now sees the conglomerate managing millions of payslips every month.

Now in its second year, the PSA is a well-established payroll association that services organisations of all sizes, and across all geographies. But which payroll companies form the Payroll Services Alliance, and what can the PSA do for your organisation?

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