How integrated HR administration drives faultless payroll

How integrated HR administration drives faultless payroll

Without doubt the majority of businesses now widely recognise that their greatest assets are their employees – hoorah! However, many employers are still falling at the most fundamental of hurdles by making costly payroll and payment related administrative errors, causing widespread issues. The fault often lies in employers – quite understandably – not fully understanding the complex, ever-evolving employment… Read more
My Payroll Epiphany – the inspiration for payroll that’s better all round

My Payroll Epiphany – the inspiration for payroll that’s better all round

Ink Payroll Director Ruth Johnson tells us what sparked her passion for pulling payroll out of the past… Prehistoric payroll … the way it used to be. My first ‘proper job’ (as my parents used to call it, in tones of relief mixed with derision) was in a small, family business in the sticks.  The boss was a rather aloof… Read more
Introduce Workplace Pension Salary Exchange and save an average of £7,015 p/a

Introduce Workplace Pension Salary Exchange and save an average of £7,015 p/a

Auto Enrolment has ushered in a new era of workplace-based saving. In our view it’s been a resounding success – boosting both the number of people engaging in long term savings and the average amount of annual saving per employee. Throw in a dramatic increase in employer participation and improved pension awareness nationally and the results really are quite stunning. Read more
Payroll – why settle for ‘satisfactory’?

Payroll – why settle for ‘satisfactory’?

Payroll is an increasingly exacting discipline, it requires accuracy, attention to detail, great technology and a progressive, forward thinking mindset. Many of the employers we talk to who outsource their payroll are using service providers who, at best, they are just ‘satisfied’ with. Ultimately shouldn’t an outsourced service provider deliver more than just a ‘satisfactory’ service? In fact… Read more
Why all SMEs should have integrated HR & Payroll services (& software)

Why all SMEs should have integrated HR & Payroll services (& software)

OK – let’s get the conflict of interest out of the way, Ink provides HR and Payroll services (and software) to SME businesses across the UK. That said, we still can’t believe how few businesses we talk to integrate their key people management functions and use technology to deliver a great user experience to both administrator and employee. We still meet… Read more