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Publisher’s Note

Highlights of the content provided in this issue of Global Payroll magazine.


For hundreds of years, skilled craftsmen have groomed the next generation through apprenticeships. Today, whether by on-the-job training, school-to-work programs, or formal apprenticeships, that tradition continues.

Samantha Mann, MAAT, MCIPPdip, of the Certified Institute of Payroll Professionals in the UK, explains that country’s Apprenticeship Levy, the response to a decline in quality training through apprenticeships. She explores the UK’s goal of putting employers at the heart of apprenticeships and involving them in the payment for apprenticeship training to improve the quality and outcomes of such training.

When it comes to international payments, a savvy global payments provider can make all the difference. Choosing the right partner is not easy, but Karen L. Bannon of Cambridge Global Payments offers three characteristics to consider.

Making informed vendor choices is also essential in the harrowing world of global payroll compliance. ADP’s Todd M. Horvath lays out five best practices to help you manage the vendor selection process.

We at GPMI are committed to providing the best in global payroll education. Jason Low of The Association for Payroll Specialists (TAPS) presented on Australian payroll at the American Payroll Association’s Annual Congress in May. He’s coming back to the United States in August to present “Payroll Compliance in Australia—Taxation, Employment Law, and Everything in Between.” Read on to find out how you can attend his three-day immersion in Australian payroll in Las Vegas.


Dan Maddux
Executive Director
Global Payroll Management Institute, Inc.