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Unveiling the Significance of National Payroll Week 2023 with Vickie Graham #124
Episode 12430th August 2023 • The Payroll Podcast • Nick Day - JGA Payroll Recruitment
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In this engaging episode of The Payroll Podcast, host Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment, sits down with Vickie Graham, Business Development Director at The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP), to delve into the upcoming National Payroll Week 2023.

This episode celebrates the often-overlooked heroes of the business world – payroll professionals. Vickie brings her extensive insights into the significance of this event and sheds light on the vital role that payroll professionals play in every organisation.

Episode Highlights:

  1. Introduction to National Payroll Week (NPW): Vickie Graham introduces us to NPW, a nationwide celebration of payroll, pensions, and reward professionals. NPW aims to acknowledge and appreciate the dedication of these professionals who ensure that employees are paid accurately and promptly.
  2. Origins and Importance of NPW: Discover the origins of NPW and the inspiration that led to its inception. Vickie discusses the importance of recognising the efforts of payroll professionals, who often work behind the scenes, managing complex tasks that are critical to employee well-being.
  3. Spotlight on Payroll Professionals: Vickie emphasises the significance of highlighting the efforts of payroll professionals through NPW. Their tireless work ensures that employees receive their salaries on time, reflecting their essential business role.
  4. Highlights from NPW 2021: Learn about the success of NPW 2021, with over 5,500 NPW packs downloaded and record-high engagement rates. This demonstrates the enthusiasm of payroll professionals to connect, share experiences, and learn from one another.
  5. Supporting Employees Amid the Cost-of-Living Crisis: Vickie discusses how payroll professionals can provide crucial financial guidance to employees during challenging times. Their expertise helps employees understand their financial situations and make informed decisions.
  6. Current Challenges for Payroll Departments: Explore the challenges faced by payroll departments, including navigating an ever-evolving regulatory landscape and the complexity of compliance obligations.
  7. Supporting Payroll Teams: Vickie provides insights into how organisations can better support their payroll teams. Investments in training, technology, and resources are essential to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.
  8. The Importance of Celebrating Achievements: Vickie elaborates on the significance of celebrating the achievements of payroll professionals. Recognition boosts morale and motivates professionals to continue delivering excellence in their roles.
  9. Making NPW 2023 a Resounding Success: Discover how listeners can contribute to making NPW 2023 the most successful edition yet. Sharing stories, spreading awareness, and participating in activities all contribute to celebrating payroll professionals.

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Join host Nick Day and Vickie Graham as they delve into the heart of National Payroll Week 2023, celebrating the incredible contributions of payroll professionals and showcasing their indispensable role in the business world.

Don't forget to subscribe, like, and review this episode to support the payroll industry and appreciate the professionals who keep it running smoothly.

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