WHY USE OPD
The creation of Outsourcing Professional Directors (OPD) came about as a direct outcome of the growing outsourcing services provided by PMCT Accountants & Consultants. Acknowledging the amplified scope, specialised knowledge, and steadfast dedication required for outsourcing services, PMCT Accountants & Consultants opted to establish OPD as a separate entity exclusively focused on outsourcing.
About Team Leader - Sarah Santeng
With extensive experience in developing and overseeing a diverse range of business portfolios, Sarah Santeng played a crucial role in the strategic decision to establish Outsource Professional Directors (OPD) as a branch of PMCT Accountants & Consultants. Under Sarah's leadership, PMCT Accountants & Consultants expanded its outsourcing services to encompass payroll services, bookkeeping, account management, and personnel management, including careful consideration of umbrella company compliance under IR35 regulations set by HMRC. Sarah's impressive expertise and senior managerial experience have afforded her substantial exposure to various specialised domains at the directorship level.
OPD SCOPE OF CONSIDERATION
OPD Scope of Consideration offers a wide range of services for personnel outsourcing, expats service, umbrella company, recruitment and outsourcing of booking and payroll. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the best solutions for their staffing needs. Our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of each client, ensuring maximum productivity and efficiency. We strive to provide our clients with the highest quality of service and the most comprehensive package of personnel outsourcing and payroll services.
Being compliant with UK employment laws, practices, and standards is crucial for operating a business in the UK. Adhering to these regulations ensures that both employees and employers are protected and treated fairly. It demonstrates a commitment to ethical and responsible business practices.
Some important areas to consider in UK employment law included in OPD considerations:
Employment Contracts: Ensuring that employment contracts are properly drafted and comply with the legal requirements regarding terms and conditions of employment.
Minimum Wage: At OPD, we comply with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates set by the government for different age groups and ensuring that all employees are paid at least the minimum wage.
Working Time Regulations: At OPD, we comply with regulations regarding working hours, rest breaks, and holiday entitlements.
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination: At OPD, we comply by ensuring equal opportunity for all employees and complying with laws that prohibit discrimination based on protected characteristics such as age, gender, race, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.
Health and Safety: Providing a safe and healthy work environment, conducting risk assessments, and complying with health and safety regulations.
Data Protection: At OPD, we comply with the UK's Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when handling and processing personal data of employees and job applicants.
Agency Worker Regulations: At OPD, we comply with regulations governing the rights and treatment of agency workers, and we insist on our clients complying with the same for employing temporary or agency staff.
It's important to stay updated with any changes or updates to employment laws and regulations in the UK to ensure ongoing compliance. At OPD, we consult with legal professionals who specialise in employment law can be helpful in navigating the intricacies of UK employment practices and regulations.
Local Market knowledge
At OPD we understand UK market practices, rules and regulations. We are fully compliant with UK employment lays, and employment agency practices. and standards.
Business Portfolio Ownership
OPD continually invest in relevant industries including agency recruitment, software development, outsource payroll, outsource bookkeeping and training.
You Gain Experience Partner
Outsource Professional Directors (OPD) is a leading provider of outsourcing services for personnel, bookkeeping and payroll, offering you the expertise of highly experienced professionals so you can gain the experience of a partner without the added overhead. OPD specialises in making sure the process is cost efficient and less time consuming so you can focus on your core business.
Global Operations Perspective
OPD's operations extend beyond the UK, encompassing the recruitment and provision of professional services to entities located outside the UK. We warmly invite residents seeking employment opportunities beyond the UK to register with OPD. Likewise, candidates residing outside the UK who are interested in employment opportunities with UK firms are encouraged to register with us.
IT Networks & Software Solutions
OPD relies on software solutions developed by our associated firm, Absolute Financial Software Solutions (AFSS), for all operational needs. Specifically, for PAYE (Pay As You Earn), we utilise the Absolute Accountancy (AA) software solution, which is owned by AFSS. Whenever necessary, we are committed to enhancing our software solutions to provide maximum benefits to our users.
In 2020, OPD expanded its reach to include countries within the EU and Africa. Ghana serves as the base of operations for OPD, specifically for recruiting African clients, both businesses and individuals. UK-based businesses and individuals are also welcome to reach out to OPD for international support and assistance.
Our Compliance Solutions service provides comprehensive assistance with ensuring your business is compliant with all relevant laws and regulations. Our experienced team of professionals will guide you through all the necessary steps to ensure that your company is properly registered and compliant with applicable laws. We also provide ongoing support to ensure that your business remains in compliance.
Our collaborative approach involves closely partnering with accountants and tax experts to assist our clients in leveraging tax planning strategies for their benefit. We prioritise the implementation of stated tax policies to ensure full compliance with anticipated tax legislations. By doing so, we aim to optimise our clients' tax outcomes while adhering to all relevant regulations and requirements.