Taking a Proactive Approach to Payroll Compliance

The challenge of protecting company, employee, and consumer data is an evolving, ever-present factor in global business today. For large enterprises and small multinationals alike, maintaining compliance with existing and incoming legislation across operations means staying on top of changing global requirements while adapting processes as needed — a task that is much easier said than done. While it’s true that continuing legislative changes complicate … Continue reading Taking a Proactive Approach to Payroll Compliance

3 Ways to Approach Payroll Implementation

No matter how it is planned, implementing a global payroll solution is a tremendous undertaking. Just gathering the information required and plotting the sequence of country rollouts can be daunting for even experienced project managers. Add in the fact that a large number of payroll transformations coincide with similar overhauls in human resources, and the challenge intensifies. Finding the right approach for your project depends on a … Continue reading 3 Ways to Approach Payroll Implementation

The Case for Connection in the Digital Age

The spread of modern technology and its ability to provide us with instant information and communication has transformed our world. Everything from friendship and entertainment to education and industry looks different in the Digital Age. Yet, for all the widespread benefits of this transformation, we’re only beginning to recognize the potential downsides and their effects on individuals, communities, and organizations. While in the virtual sense … Continue reading The Case for Connection in the Digital Age

Why Your Payroll Provider Matters

For a function so integral to the success of any organization, payroll doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of the people who run it. Yet, everyone at a company relies on it, it’s typically the largest cost center, and it tends to be responsible for more up-to-date, company-specific data than any other department. Which is why a company’s choice of payroll service provider is one … Continue reading Why Your Payroll Provider Matters

The Cost-Saving Side of Payroll Integration

When it comes to selecting and optimizing technology solutions for core business operations, decision-makers often struggle to weigh organizational needs and goals against the cost of modern systems. It’s a balancing act: the business needs a better solution, but it also needs to manage costs. Unfortunately, the challenge of reconciling those two facts often results in sticking with the status quo. However, taking a broader view … Continue reading The Cost-Saving Side of Payroll Integration

What Payroll Looks Like in the ‘Best Countries for Business’

Since 2007 the industry-leading business magazine Forbes has ranked the world’s largest economies in order of business friendliness. The annual report draws on data available from multiple renowned sources to evaluate 161 countries according to 15 different factors ranging from taxes and technology to personal freedom. To create their 2019 list of the Best Countries for Business, the team at Forbes tweaked the methodology for the … Continue reading What Payroll Looks Like in the ‘Best Countries for Business’

Payroll Lessons from ‘Superstar’ Companies

In the past few years, leading economists and business analysts have increasingly focused on the rise of superstar firms as a newer phenomenon shaping our global economy. Attaining practical insights from the analysis, however, has been a challenge, in large part because the definition of a ‘superstar’ has varied widely. That changed last year, when the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) released its foundational research paper on the dynamics … Continue reading Payroll Lessons from ‘Superstar’ Companies

A Guide to Pay Parity Laws Around the World

Although calls for equal pay for equal work have intensified in recent years, the concept is anything but new. Efforts toward improving wage equality date to the early nineteenth century, when newly unionized female workers in industrialized nations like the UK took action to negotiate wages closer to those earned by their male coworkers. The fact that pay parity remains a hot topic nearly two … Continue reading A Guide to Pay Parity Laws Around the World

How to Catch Up in the Robotics Revolution

In 1961, workers in the General Motors plant in West Trenton, New Jersey, stood back and watched as a robotic arm lifted pieces of scalding hot metal from a die casting machine—a modest movement that previously posed a very real health and safety risk to the workers. The machine was called Unimate, built seven years earlier as the world’s first commercial, digital, and programmable robot, … Continue reading How to Catch Up in the Robotics Revolution

The Payroll Performance Checklist

Technology is advancing faster than most global organizations can consider their current needs, a reality that carries particular weight when it comes to essential functions like payroll. While the beginning of the millennium saw significant advancements in software solutions for areas like human resources, sales, and IT, payroll today is keeping pace and even furthering related systems through new integration possibilities. As they expand into new regions … Continue reading The Payroll Performance Checklist