For many businesses leading up to Christmas, there are important payroll related tasks that need to happen, despite the slowdown in activities and more relaxed festive environment. If the only certainties in life are death and taxes then surely for the person running the company payroll the other certainty is that the period from December […]
Yesterday’s budget brought with it the usual share of comment and the analysis will soon follow, however, here are our initial thoughts on the budget and the likely impacts for the SME community. Short term: For SMEs the most significant short term considerations are in the area of payroll changes to be adopted and also […]
Your business may already have some kind of security camera system in place in order to protect it from burglary, vandalism or other anti-social crimes. However, many businesses are now setting up CCTV to monitor not only their property, but also the activities of their workforce too.
What does happiness look like?
A recent survey of over 1,400 workers revealed that 42% said that getting on well with their co-workers helped them to feel good at work. The next most common reason for feeling good at work was having a positive work/life balance.
When choosing a payroll software there are a number of things to bear in mind to ensure that you find the right solution for your needs. Many of these will be standard considerations but there will be some that are unique to your business needs and the industry in which you operate.
Starting a business is a lot like falling in love but things may have changed since then. All is not lost, you can fall in love with your business again and recapture the magic you felt in the start-up phase.
Absenteeism costs Irish businesses 1.4bn per annum. This figure only accounts for correctly recorded absenteeism, it could be the case that many absences go unrecorded due to poor record keeping and tracking of absences.
If you’re finding that more and more people are resigning, ask yourself why, and if there’s anything you can do about it.