On demand webinar: i-Realise Bids Happy Retirement to Kate Upcraft

Both Kate Upcraft and Ian Holloway are regular supporters of payroll professionals, providing operational advice and guidance.  This is something that is invaluable, as anyone can provide news but not everyone is able to digest the information and impart it in a way that makes sense. So, as writers, educators and communicators, it is, perhaps,…

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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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The challenges of compliance-led change

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New or updated legislation drives a lot of business change. It’s easy to see legislative change as a necessary evil – the cost to comply in time to avoid penalties. And yet, sometimes new legislation can open up opportunities for new products and services or to improve the customer, stakeholder and employee experience. In this…

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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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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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