IR35: An Ultimate Guide To UK’s Tax Laws

IR35 is a set of rules that are designed to identify contractors and businesses which are avoiding paying the appropriate tax by working as ‘disguised’ employees.

Nov 11, 2022 10 min read

Global Payroll System Implementation Guide

This guide will enable your company to select the right team, data, and technology to help you achieve payroll system success.

Mar 15, 2022 1 min read

Get paid by robots

Why automation in payroll is here to stay Does the fact that a payroll outsourcing provider employs thousands of payroll specialists across a number of countries signify the success of...

Feb 16, 2022 3 min read

The Power of Data Lakes

Solving your global payroll challenge Payroll cannot work without accurate and timely HR data. Yet, getting HR data obtained from various sources directly into payroll software has been a challenge for decades. In the ‘80s HR data entry processes were man...

Jan 18, 2022 4 min read

How Outsourcing Your Multi-Country Payroll to Mercans Creates Cost-Savings

Multi-country payroll outsourcing is the use of an external party to manage a company’s global payroll, including the calculation of salaries, managing taxes and employee benefits. Notably, businesses which maintain only an in-house team and who don’t utilize HR an...

Jan 5, 2022 9 min read

The new era of expat payroll

Did you ever notice? Why managing payroll for expatriate employees has been a significant challenge for global mobility and payroll specialists. Out of all the zillion challenges a payroll specialist face, these are the critical ones keeping track of ever-...

Dec 26, 2021 3 min read

The intangible cost of non-compliance

Compliance is becoming increasingly important to businesses globally. Consequently, the development and adoption of effective compliance programs is taking up more time and resources from busy companies seeking to grow. As laws and regulations relating to corpor...

Nov 8, 2021 11 min read

How many pay periods in a year?

How many pay periods in a year? Mercan’s 2021 payroll calendar has the answer How many pay periods in a year? Mercan’s answers this question for a wide variety of client needs -- utilizing a state-of-the-art 2021 payroll calendar. This payroll calendar is a flexib...

Oct 12, 2021 2 min read

The 8 pillars of a global payroll strategy

Even before the arrival of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, global organizations had long been exploring ways to optimize the hiring and management of their teams. We use the word teams because organizations can hire different types of workers. Not everyone is...

Aug 1, 2021 8 min read

Six Reasons Why Mercans is the Global Payroll Outsourcing Leader

Managing Human Resources and Payroll functions for a multinational company can be a complex task. Working in just, say, the US and Japan means handling two different sets of labor laws, sending cash across the Pacific Ocean, and handling employees’ data and interna...

Apr 27, 2021 6 min read

How Can Global Payroll Automation Improve Your Business Efficiency

Over the past decade, international movement by employees has grown significantly. Deloitte details in a recent Global Payroll Management Report how economies, capital, trade, technology, and HRM are now interconnected globally, and why, therefore, businesses need ...

Mar 5, 2021 6 min read

9 Financial Benefits of Global Payroll Outsourcing

9 Financial Benefits of Global Payroll Outsourcing Global payroll outsourcing companies are an important segment of the global human resource outsourcing (HRO) market, and the demand for international payroll outsourcing services is growing fast. Businesses ar...

May 19, 2020 8 min read