Peter Ellis joins The Bank of England’s Decision Making Panel

Author: estela choclan

Smith & Ouzman’s Finance Director Peter Ellis has been confirmed as a member of the Bank of England Decision Maker Panel for Brexit implications. The Bank of England acts as an advisory body to the Government and plays a key role in managing the economy. In the wake of the Brexit vote it has launched an important initiative to engage Finance Directors from across industries and around the country to be part of a Decision Maker Panel. The purpose of the panel is to help the Bank understand the implications of Brexit for businesses on the ground. Peter will Read More …

Epayslipsecure: Payroll World Awards Finalist for second year running!

Author: estela choclan

Epayslipsecure has once again been selected by a panel of industry experts, as a Finalist in the ‘Technology’ category at the 2016 Payroll World Awards, to be held at the Hilton London Bankside on November 3rd. This follows Epayslipsecure’s nomination in the same category in 2015, which was won by Channel 4 TV.  Commenting on the recent announcement by Payroll World magazine, Epayslipsecure’s Business Development Manager, Martin Wright said, “As a comparative newcomer to the industry, to receive back-to-back nominations at the UK payroll industry’s premier awards, is recognition of the hard work and innovation which has gone into creating Epayslipsecure and Read More …

Smith & Ouzman is helping Royal Mail overcome poll card processing problems

Author: estela choclan

Automated sorting equipment has streamlined mail sorting in the UK, but not without creating many challenges for Royal Mail, especially when processing card products such as poll cards. At Smith & Ouzman we are currently working with Royal Mail to help them resolve these problems without changing the unit cost of the poll card product, thereby minimising the impact of change upon local authorities. Two issues that cause rejections of poll cards within the feeding and sorting processes are the flat nature of card material and the dual address format printed on the face of the cards. Sorting equipment Read More …