Putting systems in place for small businesses

From human resources to payroll, the myriad tasks small and medium enterprises must engage with can be bewildering, but there are solutions, writes Jason Walsh

Bláthnaid Evans, partner and head of employment and corporate immigration at Leman Solicitors: ‘Some companies don’t have many HR issues, and others have them day-to-day.’ Picture: Fennells

With the possible exception of accountants themselves, small business owners don’t go into business to become accountants. Yet ask any about the day-to-day grind of running a business and the answer will invariably come back that paperwork is as much a part of the business as business itself.

Functions like payroll and human resources (HR) can be a real drag on core activities. The right software solutions and partners can ease the burden, though.

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