Until very recently the juxtaposition of these three words in such close proximity was almost unheard of in most accounting firms. Payroll represented a tiny proportion of their overall revenue and, as such, was hardly worthy of close attention. Far more important to manage the BIG NUMBERS coming from the audit,
With so many changes taking place in the Payroll industry, we wanted to celebrate the fantastic job that the often unsung heroes of the payroll profession do for their employers and clients by visiting as many as we could during National Payroll Week from North East Scotland to South West England and hand-delivering our own celebratory cakes.
It was a busy two weeks at the beginning of June for our team and guest speakers as we travelled around the UK meeting bureau clients at our New Reality New Reality Conferences.
Thank you to everyone who attended and made each event a huge success. Throughout the day, delegates listened to “thought provoking” presentations on GDPR,
Imagine undertaking a project that never ever ends! If you are a Partner, Director or Manager in a firm of accountants this probably sounds pretty risky….
Imagine a project worth hundreds of thousands of pounds which is constantly evolving with unforeseen changes over time; a project made up of hundreds of different components and variations;
A critique of charging methods in payroll bureaux
Up and down the land I hear the same old story from accountants in practice and see the same line being trotted out on their websites: “flat rate charges for payroll”.
When I have asked clients why they work this way the justification seems to be that it gives the client certainty about their payroll costs (good for them!!) and it makes it easy for the firm to churn out the same bill month after month.