Leveraging capabilities to create scalable business opportunities

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Ambitious businesses looking to scale across multiple product lines, or through a Mergers and Acquisition strategy, often hit the same obstacle. How do you remove duplicate or overlapping processes, products, roles, applications or data whilst maintaining growth momentum in each product or business line? In this, our next Expert Series, Associate Consultant Henry McNeill explains…

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Overcoming resistance to change

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They say people don’t like change. If you think about it that’s not entirely true – as individuals we move house, change jobs, even change our hairstyles. But when it comes to organisational change and business transformation, overcoming resistance to change can feel like the hardest part of the journey for everyone involved. In this…

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On demand webinar: Payroll and Reward Brunch – December 2021

At the i-Realise December Brunch it was time to look back at the year. Two 2021 UK Budgets (and interim announcements) mean the details for tax year 2022/23 must be taken from multiple sources. Whilst the calendar year is ending, the economy plus Covid-19 will have wide-ranging and continuing personal and professional implications. All the…

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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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The definitive Payroll KPIs

During 2021, i-Realise delivered a webinar and whitepaper 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 was reflective…

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On demand webinar: Payroll & Reward Brunch September 2021

On September’s Brunch, fresh after their summer breaks, Ian Holloway and Simon Puryer will give payroll and reward practitioners an update on the latest news affecting the professions. We are only in September, but there are already things to know for the tax year 2022/23, for example, the introduction of the Health and Social Care Levy which will affect…

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Argos – Implementing a new payroll system

Implementing a new payroll system is a major upheaval for any organisation. When this is managed in-house, conflicting priorities for different parts of the business can mean that new projects fail to gain the momentum that they need to succeed. Background Argos recognised the need to replace its payroll system as it was about to…

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On demand webinar: 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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Aligning People to Business Transformation

Can a project be truly successful without bringing people along as part of the transformation journey? In this, the first of our expert series, Simon Puryer looks at the true value of aligning people to business transformation, our approach and our insights. People must be the priority Aligning people with the change is the glue…

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