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We won!

Posted by Jason Sweby

24/04/15 13:53

Best Medium-sized Business at the Herald Business Awards is testament to our hard working staff, says Jason Sweby.

We are delighted to announce that we’ve won the Best Medium-sized Business of the Year category, only four years after winning the Small Business Category.  Quite apart from the excitement of winning, to have moved up from ‘Small’ to ‘Medium’ really is a great achievement for us and thanks for this must go to our extremely hardworking and dedicated staff. 

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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up - W/C 22/03/15

Posted by Emma Clare

27/03/15 16:00

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • 'Stressed' Zayn Malik quits One Direction but it 'can affect everyone', experts warn
  • What HR can learn from Ed Sheeran
  • Legislative changes see 75% rise in fine for hiring illegal workers
  • BBC "had no choice" but to sack Jeremy Clarkson, say employment law experts
  • Business welcomes women on boards progress
  • Leaving the EU could impact skills and productivity, says Centre for Economic Performance
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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up - W/C 15/03/15

Posted by Emma Clare

20/03/15 15:19

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Government announces national minimum wage rise
  • Budget 2015: Payroll at a glance
  • Employment tribunal fees lead to 70% drop in cases
  • Women have better concentration than men
  • UKCES launches fud to boost SME productivity
  • Agency workers afraid of asserting employment rights
  • SMEs unprepared for shared parental leave
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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

13/03/15 14:47

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Let staff have a lie-in to keep them happy
  • Order your P60s from Carval now
  • Free webinar: how to make auto-enrolment a success for your clients
  • HMRC explains disputed charges
  • Salary not top of graduate wish-list
  • Dads regret missing children's key milestones due to work
  • Mandatory reporting of gener pay gaps
  • Survey reveals half of UK organisations suffering from 'Invisible Employee Syndrome'
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Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

06/03/15 14:19

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Order your P60s from Carval now
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

  • Facebook rant could see employee jailed for 5 years
  • Employers warned to prepare for pension freedom risks

  • Nine in 10 emergency services workers have experienced mental health problems

  • Fewer women in executive roles than men named John

  • Accommodation and food services employees most likely to smoke

  • Workers contribute £32bn to UK economy from unpaid overtime

  • FCA publishes consultation on pension transfers

  • Sky worker receives £38,000 for being sacked over accused racism

  • Messaging colleagues after work makes them mad

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Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

27/02/15 14:24

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Fitness tests at work to crackdown on 'sick-note culture'
  • Carval continues year on year growth with 31 new customers in 2014
  • McQuay streamlines HR and Finance with investment in Carval’s integrated HR, T&A and Payroll software
  • Carval showcases payroll bureau software at Payroll World Client Payroll Conference 2015
  • Temp workers earning more than peers with permanent position
  • Secret to happiness? Earn more money and quit your job
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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

20/02/15 16:02

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Tax break for married couples from April 2015
  • No HMRC PAYE filing penalties for short delays from March 2015.
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park selects Carval for fully integrated Payroll, HR Software and Time & Attendance
  • Carval is now a Bacs approved bureau!
  • Recruitment boss prosecuted for failing to pay worker 
  • Data collection may cause legal ‘hurdles’ for HR, warns law firm
  • A fifth of retirees not ready to give up work
  • Rising childcare costs a barrier to work
  • Cameron: Young unemployed must do community work for benefits

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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

06/02/15 14:19

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Weekly HR and Payroll News Round-Up

Posted by Emma Clare

30/01/15 12:09

A run down on the top HR and Payroll news stories from the last week or so, from HR software provider Carval Computing Limited.

Featuring:

  • Payrolling of Benefits in Kind - an end to the P11D?
  • TPR fined almost 200 employers for AE breaches last year
  • Lack of development contributing to engineering skills shortage
  • ‘Embedded learning’ increases employee engagement
  • Put people before technology, says Source UK Services HR director
  • Employers don’t understand Gen Y motivators
  • Millions of savers locked out of pensions freedoms
  • Almost five million people at risk of poor pensions decisions
  • Mental health should be "critical aim" for businesses
  • Graduate vacancies predicted to rise, despite skills shortages
  • Talent shortages a 'major challenge' for UK companies
  • Cooper: Engagement programmes have had no impact on wellbeing
  • Employees planning for retirement sooner due to pensions freedoms

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Topics: HR and Payroll News

Payrolling of Benefits in Kind - an end to the P11D?

Posted by Jason Sweby

29/01/15 09:30

HMRC regularly consult with payroll software developers on changes to handling payroll in the UK. Carval's Technical Director Jason Sweby was invited to attend a consultation meeting at The Treasury regarding the proposed legislation to allow companies to voluntarily payroll certain benefits in kind (BiKs):

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Topics: HMRC Payroll News & Updates, HR and Payroll News

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