The Importance of Accurate Payroll

By Lindsay Aspinall Employees are your company’s biggest asset and, as such, they need to be engaged, motivated and developed to be retained. Employee costs are the single greatest expense within most organisations so having timely and accurate payroll is key and it is vital that it is an efficient and seamless process. Every organisation […]

Why Only One in Ten Employees are Engaged

In a guest blog, Rachel Matthews of XCD our Salesforce Partner, discusses how many of your employees are fully engaged; that is, involved in and enthusiastic about their work, willing to go the extra mile in support of the business and its stated goals? Uncomfortable question? Last year, Gallup’s ‘State of the Global Workforce’ report indicated […]

Volunteering Part 3: How it can Assist with our Job Hunting or Careers, and how Employers too can Benefit

By Lucy Fry Over my last two blogs, I’ve reviewed Volunteering and its function in the community, and the benefits it can leverage for our own mental and physical well-being.  Today in the final blog, I consider how volunteering can assist with our job hunting and careers, and how employers too can benefit from actively […]

Is Your HR System Up to the Job?

In a guest blog, Rachel Matthews of XCD our Salesforce Partner, discusses the signs that its time to look for a new HR system. No organisation wants to stay still. Teams change, processes accumulate, and complexity grows. And at a certain point, HR systems and processes that once worked well will start to creak. But […]

Volunteering Part 2: How It Impacts Your Mental and Physical Well Being

By Lucy Fry Last time, I considered Volunteering and its role in the community.  Today I am considering the impact of Volunteering on the volunteers’ wellbeing. Mental and Physical Well Being Fascinatingly, there are a plethora of benefits to our mental and physical wellbeing as a result of us volunteering and helping others.  A sense […]

Volunteering; How Benefits can be Leveraged in the Modern Workplace

By Lucy Fry Lucy studied Psychology at Portsmouth University and then went on to a career in Human Resources.  In the last twenty years she has spent time client side in operational Change and HR Management roles for both large and SME organisations and supplier side in HRIS Product Management, Pre Sales and Consultant roles.  […]

What it’s like Joining Symatrix as a Fresh Graduate

By Christian Field Study hard. Graduate. Celebrate. Go on holiday… Come back broke… Unless you’re one of the lucky ones, living in the hallowed land of “I know exactly what I want to be”, you’re like I was; not quite sure of what you want to do, or how you’re going to get there. I […]

Symatrix Training

Symatrix is an award winning Oracle Platinum Partner that that enables world-class organisations to leverage a competitive advantage from their biggest assets – their people. We believe that training services can be offered from the inception of a project – throughout the discovery – implementation and testing phases and at Go-Live and beyond. At Symatrix […]

Does your outsourced payroll service provide you with the perceived benefits that your company anticipated it would? 

Payroll services come in many shapes and sizes and the difference between a functional and operational payroll is the way that it is implemented that determines the range of services your payroll team is able to offer to the business. Whether payroll is outsourced or run in-house the set-up will influence whether you can deliver […]

General Data Protection Regulation: Data Breach Reporting

In the new GDPR you will be required to be able to report on a data breach. In this blog we will look at what is a data breach and what to do if you have one. A Data Breach: No matter how good the governance, controls and discipline are around data protection, data breaches […]