A Day in the Life of Adam Maxwell, Symatrix’ Service Delivery Manager

I usually start the day with breakfast and a coffee before getting on a train to conduct a Supplier Review or onto the Metro link system to travel into the city centre to the office. My day is typically made up of chairing meetings for the Monthly, Bi Monthly or Quarterly Supplier Reviews I have […]

Symatrix Family Summer Festival Weekend

The Symatrix team enjoyed our family Summer festival where there was lots of fun things to do for all age ranges. This included a DJ in the marquee, laser clay shooting, sports equipment, tractor rides, treasure hunts and films on a movie Land-rover. There was lots of treats to eat and drink and it was […]

The Cost, and Likelihood, of Inaccuracy in Manual Data Handling

A guest blog from Matt Henkes of XCD In March 2018, the UK Government released a list of 180 employers who it said had paid their employees less than the minimum wage. With austerity biting and conversations about living wage big on the agenda, the potential for reputational damage was considerable. For some, the naming […]

Symatrix Spring Newsletter

Welcome to our Spring newsletter where we are delighted to share some updates on clients, solutions and whitepapers. To read the newsletter click here    

Five Components of the Strategic HR Business Partner Mindset

A guest blog from Rachel Mudd of XCD, the cloud HR & Payroll platform The conversations we’re having with HR leaders are no longer about how we can give them the tools to influence at board level. Today, they’re coming to us with questions about how we can help them unlock data and efficiencies to […]

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 […]