Thursday, January 21st, 2021

In a disaster, people still need to be paid!

In every dental practice, payroll is one of those things that when it goes smoothly, no one gives it a second thought, but when things go wrong… well, that’s a different story altogether.

Did your payroll disaster recovery plan stand up to the test last year – and is it …

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Efficient payroll keeps every dental practice running smoothly

With dental practices forced to close for a short period last year, and most having to modify employees’ schedules once they reopened, your payroll processes would have needed to be up to the challenge.

Suddenly, we all appreciated an efficient payroll as the glue binding everything together.

Furlough centre stage, …

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Brexit is here – what could it mean for your workforce?

It may have been out of the headlines for much of 2020, but as the year crawled to a close, Brexit was back.

One of the key areas with regards to its impact on dentistry, is the matter of EU nationals working in practices across the UK –including anyone from …

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Payroll changes in 2020-21

Daniel Hull, director at Wagemate | Your Payroll Service writes about changes to laws and rules affecting payroll in 2021/21:

This has been a busy year for payroll departments across the UK. Here are the big developments that affected them.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

As the industry was …

Monday, July 20th, 2020

The future of payroll

Daniel Hull, director at Wagemate | Your Payroll Service writes about the future of payroll:

Over the last 10 years, a growing workload has been placed on payroll departments. Since HMRC introduced RTI (Real Time Information) and the requirement of UK companies to auto enrol staff into a pension, more …

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

The Tax Man Cometh – Are You Being Investigated By HMRC?


HMRC recently revealed that one in ten small businesses are under active investigation – that’s over half a million companies across the UK. [1]


The UK tax code is the longest and most complicated in the world, having ballooned to over 20,000 pages. [2] It currently sits …

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

How To Handle Construction Industry Scheme Admin In The Off-Season

Many construction firms see sizeable contrasts in their order books between the summer months and the more inclement conditions of winter, and that can complicate your Construction Industry Scheme admin, whether you operate as a subcontractor, or as a main contractor that hires subcontractors.

These two …

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Planning Payroll For Christmas Holidays

The run-up to Christmas can vastly increase your payroll admin, with the year’s largest number of annual leave requests to process and three of the year’s eight bank holidays falling with only three weekdays in between them.

It’s important to make sure you get it right …

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Fully Managed Payroll Services Keep You Safe From Unseen Costs

A fully managed payroll service is about more than just convenience – it can have substantial financial benefits, especially if you are at risk of making mistakes when calculating your payroll yourself.

In a medium-sized or growing business, it’s easy for payroll to get out of …

Monday, September 17th, 2018

A Sustainable Payroll – A Look At Wagemate’s ePayslips Portal

Organisations of all sizes in all sectors are working hard to use resources more efficiently, be kinder to the environment and crucially, to save money in a sustainable way on everyday operations.

Efforts to become a paperless office are a part of this, whether it means …