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.
Star Payroll provides payroll software to hundreds of Payroll Service Providers. We recently asked them how successful their Auto Enrolment services have been as the demand has grown over the past couple of years. We had 118 responses giving an insight into the delivery of Auto Enrolment for Pensions. Such a fascinating insight,