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A History of Global Payroll Models, Part 2

In the wake of Y2K, the newly interconnected world began seeking ways to reconcile a reality that was increasingly, permanently, dependent on data with growing fears of that data being compromised. An amazing cycle had begun, in which the use of data resulted in the creation of more data, which contained ever more valuable and […]

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A History of Global Payroll Models, Part 1

Technology has a way of injecting a peculiar sense of selective amnesia into culture. For the overwhelming majority of human history, people couldn’t communicate across vast distances. The telephone itself is less than 150 years old. Yet today it’s difficult to imagine not having a phone in your pocket capable of calling anywhere in the […]

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The Cost-Saving Side of Payroll Integration

When it comes to selecting and optimizing technology solutions for core business operations, decision-makers often struggle to weigh organizational needs and goals against the cost of modern systems. It’s a balancing act: the business needs a better solution, but it also needs to manage costs. Unfortunately, the challenge of reconciling those two facts often results in […]

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Embracing Compliance as Opportunity

2018 was always going to be the landmark year in which compliance goals, needs, and worries took center stage in global business. MiFID II, PSD2, GDPR, and many other acronyms have been dictating strategic discussions and preemptive planning across enterprises for years. Now we have arrived into the newly regulated normal, in which organizations of […]

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Four Key Benefits of Single-Source Payroll Data

The unprecedented volume of data produced, collected, shared, and stored on a daily basis has become a hallmark of the modern working world. Amid growing demands for data protection and transparency, and evolving regulatory requirements like GDPR, it is clear to both companies and consumers that our masses of data require the best management methods […]

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How Progressive Global Companies Manage Lockbox Processing

Lockbox banking is arguably an indispensable part of doing business in the modern global economy. Banks provide localised lockboxes to receive remittance payments from customers, then collect and process the payments, typically on a daily basis. Particularly for large multinational companies, lockboxes offer substantial benefits, from expediting deposits and reducing internal processing costs to providing […]

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The Environmental Impact of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve

Ever wonder about the real environmental implications of Santa doing all his work on Christmas Eve? And if he can really make all his deliveries in one night? Santa is on an incredibly tight deadline, having just 31 hours to deliver presents to the approximately 380 million children worldwide who celebrate the Christmas holiday. His […]

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How Integration Is Shaping the Future of Payroll

For years major organisations around the world have been adopting and upgrading enterprise technology solutions to improve essential business functions, most notably in HR, Finance and Sales. Recently the digital transformation has extended to the payroll function, a development that appears perfectly timed with the next key step for companies looking to improve their performance […]

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8 Key Considerations When Selecting Environmental Data Software

Today’s compliance and environmental data management regulations are becoming increasingly strict, requiring more detailed information to satisfy directives. To meet requirements, data must be collected more frequently, meaning an increase in the volume of data that must be managed, processed and reported. As companies globalise and begin to satisfy laws in new locations, that volume […]

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New Public Sculpture Celebrates ‘Origin’ of Belfast

As the Northern Ireland Arts Council reports, a major new piece of public art will be unveiled in Belfast tomorrow, Friday,16 September, to coincide with Culture Night 2016. ‘Origin’ will become the highest positioned sculpture in Belfast, overlooking the city from Squire’s Hill in Cavehill Country Park. The unveiling of the 11-metre high sculpture marks the […]