Many of a company’s most valuable employees are those that spend much of their working life on the road. For the team members that are at the core of driving revenue – sales reps, those managing suppliers, key partners, or account managers – frequent travel is imperative to their role and their company’s success.
With the end of the financial year now looming, a number of organisations are gearing up for what can often be an incredibly frantic time. But from a remuneration perspective, there are many ways to avoid encountering ‘payroll pain’, believes Claire Treadwell, senior bureau manager at Cascade Payroll Managed Services.
Many organisations are, quite rightly, turning to tech to automate several of their business processes, explains Paul Sparkes from Cascade HR. But when it comes to HR, systems and software needn’t strip the ‘human’ out of Human Resources…
In one of Moneypenny’s first columns for LPM back in 2015, we wrote about how the traditional nine-to-five working day was disappearing. Fast-forward three years and it seems that it has indeed gone. Vanished. Vamoosed.
It may only have lasted 26 minutes, but chancellor Philip Hammond’s inaugural Spring Statement included a number of very encouraging points. Critics were quick to criticise Philip Hammond’s first Spring Statement.
While artificial intelligence (AI) technology is widely believed to be a game-changer, not least in functions such as HR and payroll, it is usually talked about in a large company context.
So to get a perspective on what this software is likely to mean for small-to-medium-sized enterprises, our tech expert Denis Barnard has been talking to a range of vendors in the space, starting with Oliver Shaw, chief executive of HR and payroll software supplier, Cascade HR.
Technology can play a major role in attracting and retaining skilled young workers who expect to have a say in how a company is run, a major roundtable event was told. The debate heard that intelligent use of technology can make companies more attractive to millennials, who are more likely to leave a firm and join a rival if they feel their voice is not being heard.