IPASS Payroll Conference & Exhibition 2016
IPASS Timetable (2)
8.00 Registration / Tea & Coffee
9.00 Padraig Gill, Intelligo Software to open Conference as Main Sponsor
9.15 Chairman's Address
9.30 Revenue Commissioners Presentation
Maura Conneely, PAYE Planning and Support Services
Maura Conneely will present an update on recent and proposed developments in the operation of PAYE and USC. Revenue will also provide a panel to answer a range of questions from delegates on all aspects of the operation of PAYE and USC.
10.45 Break for Tea/Coffee
11.15 Revenue Commissioners Presentation Continues
12.00 Break Out Session A
Employment Equality Acts & Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015
Derek Ryan, Barrister at Law
Derek will outline the main principles of the Employment Equality Acts and how they affect all employers. The Acts prohibit discrimination in employment on nine specific grounds and this presentation will highlight the most common areas where employers regularly fall foul of this legislation, more often than not through ignorance of the Acts. The impact the new provisions of the new Act will have on employers will also be discussed.
Employer responsibilities for the health and wellbeing of their employees/Managing stress in the workplace
Patricia Murray, Organisational Psychologist, Health & Safety Authority
What are your responsibilities as an employer? Patricia will highlight the most common problems employers can encounter by either ignoring their responsibilities or not been aware of their responsibilities. How should employers manage stress in the workplace? What to look out for?
12.45 Break for Lunch
2.15 Break Out Session B
Credit through PAYE system for non-refundable foreign tax incurred on salary
Marie McGuirk, Revenue Commissioners
Following the publication of ebrief 119/15, Marie will advise delegates how this process will operate in cases where there is simultaneous deduction of Irish tax and non-refundable foreign tax at source from the same employment income.
Workplace Relations Act 2015 and the establishment of the Workplace Relations Commission
John Kelly, Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
How does this Act impact on employers? How will the WRC help employers and employees? John Kelly will outline all of the key changes that have taken place under this Act.
3.00 Break Out Session C
Pensions: The current position of Pensions in the workplace
Tom Dunphy, Head of Compliance, The Pensions Authority
Being one of the most topical areas from previous IPASS Conferences, the whole area of pensions is an area of concern for many employers and employees. What is the current position of pensions in the workplace? What are your obligations as an employer? Tom will also discuss some key findings following interventions by the Authority and will outline the pension compliance programme being undertaken in 2016.
Outsourcing Payroll v In-House Payroll
Mairead Divilly, Partner, Mazars and Chairperson of the Payroll Service Providers Association (PSPA)
Is outsourcing payroll only an option for large-scale payrolls or can small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) also benefit in the same way as large organisations? Is there cost savings? What should you look for in a payroll outsourcer? Mairead will provide a step-by-step guide to outsourcing payroll and will explain the interaction between an employer and their payroll partner.
3.45 Combatting Fraud & How RTI had impacted UK Payroll
Linda Pullan, UK Payroll Specialist
Is payroll fraud happening in your organisation? Linda will discuss how employers can combat payroll fraud by introducing various payroll checks. She will also work through some UK case studies to highlight the outcome when payroll fraud is discovered and the potential cost to employers. In addition she will update delegates on how Real Time Information (RTI) has impacted UK Payroll so that Irish employers can be fully aware prior to its introduction in Ireland.
4.30 Conference ends
Note: Speakers and topics subject to change prior to Conference