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 […]

GDPR: What Does Consent Mean?

In the world of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) our “consent” will be a major focus and understanding what is meant by consent will be important for all of us as individuals and for the organisations that we work for and connected with. So what Does Consent Mean? The Oxford English Dictionary defines consent as: […]

GDPR: What Rights Do Individuals Have?

So this is the one that matters to all of us. Under the new legislation, businesses must provide a lawful basis before they can process personal data, and this in turn affects an individual’s rights. This is not painful but it is important for companies to consider how these rights will impact their HR data […]

GDPR: What to Consider When Communicating Privacy Information

The need for consent underpins the GDPR. Individuals must opt-in whenever data is collected and there must be clear privacy notices. These notices must be concise and transparent and consent must be able to be withdrawn at any time. The first principle of data protection is that personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully […]

Symatrix Autumn 2017 Newsletter

As we enter the Autumn we at Symatrix would like to look back on what has happened over the Summer. We’ve had a busy time helping our customers in their implementations and upgrades, we’ve welcomed a new customer to our fully managed payroll and in addition to the great work our teams have been doing, […]

What HR Information Must You Hold and for How Long for GDPR Compliance?

In the second of a series of blogs on the GDPR Ben considers what HR information you must hold and for how long. From an HR perspective, the GDPR provisions raise very significant considerations for global employers. For a multinational employer, detailed understanding of global data flows will become increasingly key. This is especially critical […]

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Plenty of people are talking about it, others thinking about it and the rest are in peaceful oblivion to the fact it’s fast approaching.  Do we really understand how this is going to affect HR and the sensitive data we all hold on our employees? Over the coming weeks […]

Symatrix’ Account Director, Richard Dutton Raised Valuable Funds for his Local Community by Walking 100km in Six Days

Richard and nine others walked across the St Cuthbert’s Way, a whopping 100km. The six day challenge took them across the rolling hills of Kirk Yetholm and Cheviots before arriving at Lindisfarne. The team raised over £1,000 which will be split between the establishment of a new local community fund open to any groups or individuals, […]