i-Realise shortlisted for Innovation Award

Recognising companies and organisations that have carried out projects to innovate and transform payroll and reward in 2021

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A forecast for operating model transformation

Insights from the Met Office’s head of Business Architecture

Making change happen, together

Delivering change and transformation success through people, process and technology

Implementing a global payroll system

Defining system requirements for a 50,000 strong workforce

Making change happen, together

Delivering change and transformation success through people, process and technology

pillars

Removing the risk from transformation

We solve business problems and deliver successful transformation for companies driven by compliance issues or those who have complex, multifaceted environments. Our flexible and practical methodology, coupled with highly experienced people who collaborate with your teams, always ensures a successful outcome.

An award winning methodology

Our X|R|M™ methodology works within three pillars of business readiness and combines over 30 tools to de-risk and deliver effective change for your business. We select and combine these in a very agile way as we know that every business change is different and each project requires its own unique blend.

Implementing a global payroll system

Defining system requirements for a 50,000 strong workforce

Thought Leadership

White paper: Launching the Payroll KPIs

In April 2021, i-Realise delivered a webinar and white paper that presented our suggestions for a payroll and reward Key Performance Indicator model. PROCESS looked at the function’s elements and suggested performance measurements. However, we wanted this to be modified with wider industry engagement so we formed a KPI Working Group, ensuring that our model…

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7 common pitfalls… and how to avoid them to deliver effective change.

Why do 75% of change programmes fail to deliver lasting success? In their lifetime, all organisations need to change. This may be to grow the business and drive profit, improve products or services, meet new regulatory demands or simply in response to market changes or competition. Whatever form it takes – M&A integration, implementation of…

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Payroll Tips e-book

Download this free e-book full of our top tips for getting your payroll working smarter not harder. We know that successful payroll is about so much more than the calculation; there are many inputs from and impacts on the wider business. And so many changes legislations and reporting that have to be implemented quickly. We…

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Understand your KPIs

Most payroll departments either don't have KPIs in place or fail to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of what they do

B&Q – Central Business Effectiveness (CBE) Programme

Background B&Q were at critical mass with the number of initiatives within their Central Business Effectiveness (CBE) Programme. Their tactical approach to business change and improvement, combined with the number of ‘stand-alone’ projects that were struggling for sponsorship, management ‘bandwidth’, competent team members and discrete budgetary allocation meant they were becoming overloaded. i-Realise were engaged…

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DHL – Updating an ageing payroll system

The payroll system for any organisation is business critical, but not necessarily viewed as a high priority. Often outsourced, there may not be the expertise in-house when it comes to updating an ageing payroll system, or it may be viewed simply as an IT project. Background DHL has nearly 50,000 employees operating out of over…

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Moody’s – Mitigating the risks of delivering a global payroll implementation

A global payroll challenge Following a successful growth period through acquisition, Moody’s, with entities across 30 countries, faced the challenge of dispersed payroll processes outsourced to multiple vendors, with the added complexity of different employment terms within each country. To achieve standardised payroll processes and controls globally, a new payroll solution needed to be implemented…

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Industry News

The Health and Social Care Levy

In every fairness to the Conservative Party (forming the UK Government), at the time of their December 2019 Manifesto, nobody had heard of COVID-19, let alone the terms self-isolation and furlough.  Therefore, it was probably safe to make the pledge: ‘We will not raise the rate of income tax, VAT or National Insurance’ Yet, 07…

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Recruiter turns Retainer?

Payroll is an essential part of any business operation and a happy workforce generally performs better (and most of us do it for the money if we are honest). So, being paid correctly and on time is one of the factors of this. Yet, as we hopefully come to an end of the restrictions and…

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UK Budget Analysis – March 2021

When Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, left No 11 Downing Street at 10.45 on 03 March 2021, he held his Ministerial red box forwards for the waiting photographers. Yet, it was a different picture this year as he was not surrounded by members of his team. This visual sign of the pandemic was more…

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