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We offer three packages to suit your business needs. Joining FSB Connect is free, our Business Essentials package starts at £172.50 in the first year and our specialist Business Creation package has a fixed price of £129.
Payroll is becoming an increasingly complex process. Unless your business has no choice as regards whether or not it should manage its payroll ‘in-house’, consideration should be given and a decision made as regards potentially outsourcing this important function.
Fundamental to making such a decision is not only the increasing complexity and associated risks of getting things wrong, but the associated cost and practicality of properly supporting and maintaining the professional competence of internal staff members managing and processing the payroll.
It is fairly easy to appreciate the potential consequences of getting payroll wrong; the most obvious of these being understandably upset and demotivated staff members and fines for non-compliance with HMRC requirements.
So what sort of things can go wrong? Here are just a few of the most common ones:
Another development which is set to become the next catalyst for a further shift to outsourcing payroll is the need to comply with Pensions Auto Enrolment regulatory requirements. Whilst this does not strictly have to be a payroll function it is increasingly being seen that more often than not those processing the payroll are better placed than anyone else in an organisation to carry out the necessary administration to meet these new demands. External payroll outsourcers are also increasingly being seen to be offering this support to employers as an additional, added value service to also processing their payroll.
National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses LimitedSir Frank Whittle Way / Blackpool / FY4 2FE. National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses Limited (FSB) is registered in England, number 1263540