Why Are Incentives So Important for Your Staff?

For all businesses, no matter the industry maintaining morale is very important in order to ensure your staff are driven to work hard for your company. Businesses are beginning to adopt incentive schemes in order to help with the success of their business. So, why is offering ...
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Payroll High Flyers Show Way To Global Success

  If you’re thinking of dipping the toes of your US business into overseas territories this year make sure you send one of your team along to the APA Congress in May to understand the complexities of establishing and paying people abroad. Get it right and strategically i ...
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Amazing Payroll People to be celebrated

There. I’ve said it. Amazing payroll people. I’ve been in payroll for the last four and a half years. I’m still genuinely bowled over by the dedication and commitment payroll people make to the success of a company. And it’s all under the radar. It’s time again to celebrate t ...
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Here’s what you need to know about the new tax year in the UK

The new tax year is fast approaching in many places across the world. For our British counterparts it is just a week away now, on April 6th. This means that time is running out to get to grips with all the changes afoot, many of which will be implemented as soon as the start ...
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Is Britain the best place in the world to grow a business?

Is Britain the best place in the world to grow a business ? If you are based outside of the United Kingdom you may currently be thinking twice about starting your European expansion out of London. With Brexit creating unnecessary noise in the world economy you may be put off. ...
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As tensions decrease is it time to invest in China?

Now may be the time to get a foothold for your business. The business tensions between the US and China look to be easing, so now may be the opportunity to start your Asia Pacific expansion and invest in China. The second largest economy in the world has been struggling with ...
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GDPR: 59,000 breach reports in Europe, with more to come

  A recent survey by DLA Piper has found that there have been over 59,000 data breach notifications across the European Economic Area since GDPR came into force on the 25th May 2018. The Netherlands, Germany and the UK were found to be the worst offenders in the report w ...
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Our Charity Of The Year: Huntington’s Disease Association

  FMP Global is pleased to announce that our chosen charity of the year will be Huntington’s Disease Association. The charity is close to our hearts at FMP, so we are proud to be raising money for such a great cause. Huntington’s disease is an illness caused by a faulty ...
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The blame for payroll errors is on the employer

At the end of last year we shared a story about a landmark case in which an employee in California, Sharmalee Goonewardene, sued her employers due to errors in her time sheets that resulted in her being underpaid by over $6,000. What made this unusual is that she added the co ...
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Global Payroll Headaches And How To Avoid Them

I’m often asked by companies what the experience is like paying people in other countries, and what are the global payroll headaches. For me preparation is always the key. A lot depends on how many people you plan to have in each country, (is it just a few or hundreds), the s ...
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Fyre Festival: the worst event that never happened

Fyre Festival can be succinctly summed up with the title of its corresponding Netflix documentary: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.  It was intended to be a luxury music festival in the Bahamas in 2017, but ended up being a disastrous experience for everyone involved. ...
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