June 21, 2022
Industry Insights

Breaking Down the Increase to Award Minimum Wages

On the 15th June 2022, the Fair Work Commission announced a 4.6% increase to the Award Minimum Wage, effective from the first pay run from 1 July 2022.
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November 3, 2021

Group 3 modern award pay rates have now been increased

In line with Fair Work's 2.5% increase to the national minimum wage and awards, KeyPay has now updated our Group 3 modern award pay rates.
Product News
A woman sits at a desk and is typing on a computer keyboard with one, and holding up a piece of paper to read. There is a pen between her fingers, as well as a clipboard and a computer mouse on the desk that she is sitting at.
October 28, 2021

Maximise efficiency by bulk importing Employee Advanced Standard Hours

Our new Advanced Standard Hours feature saves time by allowing users to bulk import employees' hours, using an advanced importer to match data without errors.
Product News
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October 25, 2021

Super stapling: What you need to know

Super stapling comes into effect on 1 November 2021. This will have implications for new employees, employers and their onboarding processes.
Insights
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September 27, 2021

Save time through splitting earnings by location!

Accountants, bookkeepers and payroll bureaus will now be able to automate the distribution of earnings across different locations.
Product News
Peter Allen from Absolute Payroll talking about payroll recruitment during COVID-19
September 16, 2021

The impact of COVID-19 on the payroll recruitment market: An interview with Peter Allan from Absolute Payroll

Peter Allan discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the payroll market, expectations from payroll candidates and employers, and the changes he has perceived.
Insights
KeyPay's Document Acknowledgement Report. Office worker sitting at the desk and looking at her laptop and holding her mobile phone on her left hand.
September 2, 2021

The Document Acknowledgement Report is here!

The new Document Acknowledgement Report will allow KeyPay users to review the acknowledgment status and send reminders at the same time!
Product News
WorkZone's Employee Self Service calendar events
September 1, 2021

Making payroll Employee Self Service even easier: WorkZone's 'calendar events'

With KeyPay’s new WorkZone Calendar Events feature, users can see all calendar events from within the roster screen! No more switching from roster to calendar.
Product News
Leave calculation transparency
August 24, 2021

The Holidays Act (2003): Why your payroll software should display calculation transparency

By seeking a transparent payroll software, payroll bureaus and outsourced payroll providers are equipped with the tools to provide audits and advisory.
Insights
Global workforce
August 10, 2021

10 questions to consider before hiring employees internationally

Thinking about expanding your business internationally? Here are 10 things to consider for business globalisation, from hiring, to payroll, to HR.
Insights
The NZ Holidays Act review: what is expected to change
July 15, 2021

The NZ Holidays Act: What Is expected to change and what it means for payroll providers

The NZ government has approved all 22 recommendations to review the Holidays Act (2003) - find out what is expected to change and what this means for payroll.
Insights
Casual employment law changes
July 12, 2021

Casual employees: 6 ways the Australian law has now changed

Amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 have changed the way the law operates in respect of casual employees. Here are the changes and how to manage them.
Insights
Bulk update employee pay rates instantly in payroll
June 29, 2021

'Update Pay Rates' tool: Bulk update up to 200 employee pay rates - instantly!

Bulk update employee pay rates quickly and easily using KeyPay’s new Update Pay Rates feature - saving hours of time and manual frustration.
Product News
STP reporting for End of Financial Year
June 23, 2021

Single Touch Payroll: Reporting obligations for closely held payees and other exempt businesses in FY22

Businesses currently exempt from STP will now need to begin preparing for reporting on July 1 2021. Here's how this will affect your clients.
Insights
New financial year legislative changes fy22
June 9, 2021

Prepare your clients' payroll for the new Australian Financial Year FY22

Review payroll related legislative and tax changes for the new Financial Year FY22 in Australia.
Insights
Streamline Holidays Act compliance in the cloud
June 1, 2021

NZ Holidays Act compliance: 6 ways to streamline employee data

Issues can arise with record keeping and meeting NZ Holidays Act compliance unless innovative, cloud technology is used. Explore how to streamline compliance.
Insights
Restore deleted settings in KeyPay
May 6, 2021

Restore deleted settings in KeyPay with just a click

KeyPay is putting more power into payroll admins' hands and enabling them to restore deleted items themselves, without the hassle of emailing back and forth!
Product News
Holidays Act business compliance
April 20, 2021

The Holidays Act: 6 'best practice' compliance tips

The Holidays Act (2003) is a widespread issue for businesses across New Zealand. Explore these tips to set your business up for compliance.
Insights
An iPhone displaying a screen from KeyPay's mobile app - WorkZone's timesheet section. Next to the iPhone is KeyPay's mascot Bertie holding a pencil.
April 7, 2021

WorkZone enhancements - Creating timesheets and editing personal details from the mobile app

Employees can now create timesheets from approved leave requests and rostered shifts. Plus! NZ and SG employees can now edit their personal details in WorkZone.
Employee Self-Service
Work anniversaries in KeyPay's calendar feeds
April 1, 2021

KeyPay's payroll calendar feeds: Improving visibility of work anniversaries

KeyPay's work anniversaries in calendar feeds, offers your clients better visibility so they are able to plan ahead for annual reviews or pay increases.
Product News
KeyPay: tracking leave liability provisions in pay run journals
March 29, 2021

NZ payroll: Tracking leave liability provisions in pay run journals

Stay informed of actual costs to your clients' businesses with the ability to journal leave liability provisions in KeyPay.
Product News
Automating pay run finalisation tasks
March 19, 2021

Automating timings for pay run finalisation tasks

Pay run finalisation tasks like reporting and pay slip distribution can now be automated, saving time and manual frustrations.
Product News
Restricted users in KeyPay
March 9, 2021

Maximising security and data access in KeyPay: Enhanced permissions for restricted users

To enhance security and accessibility, KeyPay provides 3 more options of accessing employee details for users.
Product News
A Southeast Asian woman in a black shirt is looking through a pile of payslips at her work desk. The text overlaid on the top left hand side of the picture says KeyPay's guide to the Financial Year End in Singapore
February 23, 2021

KeyPay’s guide to the Financial Year End in Singapore

Singapore's Financial Year End process can be overwhelming to tackle. We’ve put together 3 key steps to follow that will make the process a walk in the park.
Compliance
Transparent Holidays Act calculations
February 18, 2021

Interpreting the Holidays Act with KeyPay: 2 employee scenarios

Ensure you're using the right calculation methods for leave and holiday pay calculations with KeyPay's transparent leave calculations.
Compliance
Single Touch Payroll Phase 2: Termination reasons
February 3, 2021

Preparing for Single Touch Payroll Phase 2: Reporting termination reasons

STP Phase 2 is coming soon and one of the requirements will be reporting termination reasons. KeyPay has rolled this out in preparation for phase 2 of STP.
Product News