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.
Did you know that having HR software can help businesses of all sizes with GDPR regulations, such as having a central place for holding and controlling employee records, and ensuring that personal information is up to date through employee self-service?
Are you ready for GDPR data regulations? It’s no secret that the General Data Protection Regulation is due to come in to force on the 25th May, replacing the current Data Protection Act 1998. But what will happen if you fail to comply? It’s likely you’ll want to avoid fines of up to €20 million or 4% of your businesses annual turnover.
The Human Resources landscape is a tricky one; ever changing factors that are outside of a team’s immediate control, such as legislation or business strategy, mean an HR professional will face a number of challenges on a daily basis. Reflection and planning is a pivotal part of any business success, and HR is no different.
Diversity and inclusion isn’t a tick-box exercise – it’s makes legal businesses more competitive by aiding recruitment and retention and bolstering productivity. This month we speak to SME management leaders to find out how firms can become truly equal businesses.
Cascade provides fully integrated HR and HMRC-recognised payroll software solutions for clients ranging from micro businesses, up to organisations with 10,000+ employees. Whilst we are, ultimately, a tech firm, we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading HR system providers because of our people.
Artificial intelligence (AI) are the words on everyone’s lips these days, and with good reason. Whether it’s providing us with better shopping recommendations, being used by voice-enabled personal assistants to answer our weather, news or any other questions, or indeed recognising people in the photos you post on Facebook, AI impacts our lives practically every day.