THE RISE OF THE FAKE PAYROLL CONSULTANT

The Holidays Act is an ongoing nightmare. (Will the government ever release the Holidays Act review? Hope it was a new year’s resolution!) There is a whole industry of people now promoting themselves as payroll experts, offering their services to resolve business payroll issues. Just because a person calls themselves a payroll expert does not

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WHAT GIVING TEN DAYS SICK LEAVE MEANS FOR PAYROLL

The government has introduced the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill and has stated it will go through the full select committee process before becoming law later in 2021 (not 1 April 2021).  This was one of their election promises. So firstly, this is only a bill and is not yet law. A few things

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HOW CAN YOU RUN PAYROLL WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW IT?

I spend a lot of time explaining why things need to be done a certain way in payroll to senior managers and even payroll practitioners. It’s required to ensure compliance, best practice, reduce the cost of processing and security etc. In a lot of cases, there is no understanding on their part of the importance

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WHAT’S IN STORE FOR NZ PAYROLL IN 2020?

Another year, another set of challenges for payroll! After the year of delivery (I did not see anything for payroll!), we now face a year of uncertainty. The things that the government has stated will be released may or may not be implemented depending on who is in power after the election. Now, please understand

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12 PRACTICAL WAYS TO REDUCE WORK FOR NZ PAYROLL

So, now for something completely different.  I always say at the start of any training session I run that I am not politically correct. And in today’s world, in my view, being politically correct is way over the top.  I find payroll challenging, hard work and I love it with a passion, but I have

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