The payroll jargon buster – 4 terms and what they mean

Whether you’re a contractor or temporary worker, getting to grips with the keywords and phrases associated with payroll is a must. It’s not just you – payroll terminology can leave the most experienced professionals confused. Whilst employees need to have enough knowledge to understand their payslips, contractors fulfilling their own […]

Gareth Bough Gareth Bough , 5 July 2018

Why should you outsource payroll processing?

Payroll is an important aspect of any corporate environment. This time consuming role is not only vital for ensuring valued employees get paid on time and in full, it is essential for managing tax and can be the key to harnessing significant tax savings. For contractors managing their own payroll […]

Hayley Hayley , 14 November 2017

Payroll compliance tips straight from the experts

As a leading provider of various payroll processing services, with a specialism in serving recruiters and contractors, our experts keep up to date with the latest legislation so our clients don’t have to. For contractors in particular, life as a self-employed person comes with a bevy of rules and responsibilities. […]

Hayley Hayley , 9 November 2017

Benefits of using Payroll Bureau

Here at Shield Contract Services, we offer a selection of payroll solutions to suit the requirements of recruiters and contractors. There are many advantages to outsourcing to a specialist payroll company like us, as NI Business Info describes in their latest article on payroll software: “Outsourcing to a payroll specialist […]

Hayley Hayley , 12 October 2017

Which Shield product is right for you

Here at Shield Contract Services, we assist recruiters and contractors alike with payroll processing. Payroll issues are unfortunately very common across all industry sectors, and as ABC Money explained in their latest blog post, failure to resolve payroll problems can lead to more than just financial damage: “Payroll errors can be […]

Hayley Hayley , 10 October 2017

Payroll services in your city: Brighton

With its rich history as a popular seaside resort dating back to the Regency period, Brighton has never ceased to be a place of excitement and innovation. However, the city faced an economic lull in the 1980’s through to the mid-1990’s, with many businesses closing down and a general exodus […]

Hayley Hayley , 17 November 2016

Payroll services for charities

With very distinct structures that run differently to ordinary businesses (such as having a large amount of staff who are only called upon at specific times of the year), it can often prove extra confusing when thinking about setting up payroll services for charities. However, there are a number of […]

Hayley Hayley , 20 October 2016

Payroll services in your city: Portsmouth

The city of Portsmouth has suffered a slow decline as the nation’s shipbuilding capital, but in other sectors Portsmouth is noticing a quite dramatic rise, with myriad small business ventures cropping up. Along with this, the city is gaining attention and seeing investment from national and international companies, leading its […]

Hayley Hayley , 21 September 2016

National Minimum Wage increase October 2015

Please Take Note As from Thursday 1st October 2015, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will be increasing by the following: Adult Rate by 3% from £6.50 to £6.70 Youth Development Rate (18 to 20 year olds) by 3.3% from £5.13 to £5.30 Youth Rate (16 to 17 year olds) by 2.2% from […]

Gareth Bough Gareth Bough , 11 September 2015

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