Productivity

Paymaster proudly announces its support of Ian & Leslie’s thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in the USA

Paymaster People Solutions is proud to announce that it will be supporting Ian and Leslie Hurst (Ed. a married couple) on their thru-hike attempt of the Appalachian Trail (AT) in the USA. The term ‘thru-hike’ is used to indicate the hiking of a long-distance trail from its absolute beginning to its absolute end (end-to-end) within one [...]

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Your April 2017 To Do List

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions With March behind us, here are some essential To Do-list items to help you make your April another great payroll month. Check your backup procedures and security settings. Survey your clients to find out what some of their new deeds might be, and what they might [...]

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Your March 2017 To Do List

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions With the short February-month now done, here are some essential To Do-list items to help you make your March another great payroll month. Most importantly, be sure to balance your Emp201 submissions back to the monthly figures reported on eFiling as well as the actual monies paid [...]

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To Cloud, or to Desktop?

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions To Cloud, or to Desktop — that seems to be the question? To me this is a no-brainer. Why would you invest lots of money on an HR software product that you are guaranteed to be using for the next five years, despite knowing that HR [...]

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Your February 2017 To Do List

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions With January almost behind us, you will no doubt be well into the momentum of the New Year. In order to keep this positive momentum going, here are some essential To Do-list items to help you make your February another great payroll month. Reconcile your Emp201 submissions [...]

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Reminder Tips — for the New Year

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions Your January 2017 To Do List  With the New Year now arrived, here are some essential ideas to get the year off to a good start. Be sure that all leave applications have been processed and filed. If processed on your automated computer system, be sure [...]

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Are you responding to countless payroll-related questions? Here’s how to recover 3 hours of your valuable ‘lost time’…

Problem: are you responding to countless payroll-related enquiries? Often, it seems as if all of our time is consumed by responding to staff and colleagues’ countless payroll-related questions. This type of time-wasting is an easy trap to fall into. In fact, ‘lost time’ is the default result of ineffective workplace systems and processes. Do you [...]

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Looking towards the distant horizon — the dedicated payroll department to possibly be ‘extinct’ within the next 5 years

At the present moment you may well be thinking that the payroll department is the centre of the corporate universe. Perhaps too, you are certain that organisations that rely on human capital, rightly consider their payroll department to be its primary axis. These days most organisations simply cannot function without their dedicated payroll administrators sitting [...]

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Hat 9 — The Payroll Professional as Problem Solver

Hat 9 — The Payroll Professional as Problem Solver Today I just want to say well done. No advice, no ideas, no clever words. Just well done! To all the payroll people who have sacrificed their time, who have given up on family and friends to solve a problem often not of our own making [...]

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Hat 7 — 3 Levels of Trust

  Hat 7 — 3 Levels of Trust Trust is earned. It’s something all payroll professionals acquire upon joining a payroll department. It’s naturally assumed that when you’re a staffer in a payroll department, that you’re 100% trustworthy. However, trust can also—easily and quickly—be lost in an instant, …all because of one careless error. In [...]

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