Reward Strategy. Incoporating Payroll World.

Payroll Autumn Update 2020

Wed Nov 11, 2020
08:50 - 16:50
Hilton London Bankside


The UK’s biggest independent payroll and reward conference

Returning for its 15th year, the conference provided the latest updates across crucial topics that affect the payroll and reward profession at the must attend Payroll Autumn Update.


The conference:

• Explored both current and future trends of reward and payroll

• Covered the crucial regulatory updates including; employment law, pension schemes and income tax

• Provided an opportunity to hear how your peers are tackling minority pay gaps and improving pay transparency

• Highlighted how key players are segmenting reward strategies to tailor to all audiences

• Offered guidance on how to provide well-being support for all employees successfully

• Reviewed new policies on parental leave and the impact on the gender equality gap

• Debated the consequences of Brexit’s uncertainty on the UK workforce

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Why attend:

Be inspired Gain vital updates Meet face-to-face
Hear from high profile, interactive interviews, case studies and live seminars directly from industry specialists – this is your chance to question the experts and gain usual tips and advice to take back to the office. Trends, new strategies, and innovations in payroll and reward happen all the time; stay up-to-date and avoid costly fines with the latest changes in legislation and expand your knowledge via insight direct from HMRC. Connect with like-minded individuals and build your professional network by sharing experiences, hear new ideas, validate or change your perspectives and discover innovative products and services.


Who attends:


The conference brings together the entire spectrum of payroll and reward including the most influential HR, pensions, employee benefits, employment law and bureaux professionals.


Previous feedback:


"Great for networking and getting updates on everything"

"It provides a useful way to meet other professionals with similar concerns and to share knowledge"

"Great way to ensure you are updated with the latest industry topics"

Rona Betts

Payroll Manager

Aster Group


Natalie Bertelsen-Macey

Payroll Manager


Lisa Woolford

Payroll and Reward Manager

Triumph Group



Speakers View All


Haseeb Ahmad

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Lead
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Steve Webb

Director of Policy. Former Pensions Minister
Royal London Group
Asif Sadiq MBE

Asif Sadiq MBE

Head of Diversity Inclusion and Belonging
The Telegraph

Tarun Tawakley

Head of Employment Law and Commercial Litigation

Joanne Rees

Head of People Strategy and Planning

Ian Holloway

Head of Legislation & Compliance
Cintra HR & Payroll Services

Elizabeth Strong

HR Operations Manager
Kerry Group

Adele Hauxwell

Senior Manager Trident Employment Services (Guersney)
Trident Employment Services (Guersney)

Alex Yeo

Senior Commercial Manager

Julie Northover ChFCIPPdip

Payroll Specialist

Mathew Davies

HR Director
Addison Lee

Karen Penney

Vice President Payment Products
Western Union Business Solutions
Martin Beck

Martin Beck

Lead UK Economist
Oxford Economics

Megan O'Shaughnessy

Head of Reward - Consumer

Charles Cotton

Performance and Reward Advisor

Ian Davis

Head of Payroll
Direct Line Group

Michelle Sutton

Head of Compensation and Reward
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

Aaron Mudd

European Pay and Benefits Manager
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

Lou Gray

Head of transitions

Karen Beckett

Head of Payroll and Benefits
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

Clare Warrington

Senior Finance Manager - Payroll

Heidi Watson

Payroll Manager
Benefit Cosmetics

Rosemary Lemon

Group Head of Reward
Hays plc

Stacey Hooper

Payroll Supervisor
Virgin Atlantic Airways
John Lionis

John Lionis

Senior Reward Professional

Suzanne Foody

Benefits & Reward Manager
Sunrise Senior Living

Gabi Macra

Openmind Wellbeing
Tom Stubbs

Tom Stubbs


Olivia Dunham

Global Employment and Payroll Manager
Cambridge University Press

Shaun Tetley

Payroll, Pensions and Expenditure Manager
Portsmouth City Council
Dianne Hoodless

Dianne Hoodless

Payroll Manager
Hyperion insurance

Hazel Robinson

Associate Director - Reward, Recognition and Payro
Brunel University London

Toria McCahill

Former Head of People
Asto UK

Laura Todd

Global Inclusion & Wellbeing Director

Madeleine Mould

Blake Morgan
Olga Maruda

Olga Maruda

European Payroll Manager
People Against Dirty


Position your company as an industry market leader



The Payroll Autumn Update hosts payroll, reward, HR, pensions, employee benefits, employment law and bureaux professionals from a broad selection of the UK’s business community, bringing together buyers and suppliers in one location. Focused and high-level, the 2019 event will be an excellent platform to initiate new business relationships.


Invest today to:

  • Increase brand awareness and establish your presence in the market, or consolidate your position as a leading provider
  • Make direct contact with new prospects and generate new leads
  • Gain significant brand exposure pre and post-event through our extensive marketing coverage
  • Demonstrate services and products to potential purchasers from across the industry
  • Strengthen existing business relationships by catching up with your contacts face-to-face
  • Sponsor with confidence; Reward Strategy, formerly known as Payroll World, has over 17 years’ experience in running conferences for the reward, payroll and HR market


Become a sponsor



Exhibiting and sponsorship options are extensive, and packages can be tailor-made to suit your individual company’s needs. Contact Ben Miller, Reward Strategy’s Sales Director on 020 7823 4803 or email for further information.


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2019 Sponsor


Knowledge partners


Agenda at a glance

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Registration, networking and breakfast


Opening address


Meditation led by OpenMind Wellbeing


Keynote: From blind man to Ironman: A personal journey


Keynote: The future of pension


Break, networking and refreshments


The macro economic outlook in the UK: Impacts and payroll


Policies on leave: Maternity vs. paternity


Employment law update


Lunch, networking and refreshments






Segmentation of rewards: Changing demographics, changing expectations

Payroll update 2020 Spotlight on service: What you should be asking your global payroll provider


Future of AI only payroll processing

IR35 update

Overcoming challenges to create a successful global payroll


Pay transparency: Tackling pay gaps The tapered annual allowance three years on

Creating successful reward practices across cultures


Break, networking and refreshments


Roundtables (see full agenda)

Including yoga movement session


State of play in the on-demand economy



Brief introduction to Epigenetics

Addressing employee wellbeing


Conference close followed by The Rewards at 19:00










Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG

Hilton London Bankside location is near a number of transport hubs, including:


Underground stations:
Average walking time from Hilton London Bankside
- Southwark (Jubilee Line) – 5 minutes
- Blackfriars (District and Circle) – 6 minutes
- Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo and City lines) – 10 minutes
- London Bridge (Northern and Jubilee) – 10 minutes

Overground stations:
Average walking time from Hilton London Bankside
- Waterloo East (via Southwark Tube Station Entrance) - 5 minutes
- Blackfriars (direct connections to Gatwick Airport) - 6 minutes
- London Bridge - 10 minutes



London airports:

City Airport

Distance from Hotel:7.8 mi.

Drive Time: 29 min.


Heathrow Airport

Distance from Hotel:18 mi.

Drive Time:38 min.


Gatwick Airport

Distance from Hotel:27 mi.

Drive Time:1 hr.


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The Rewards

The Rewards


The Awards

With payroll still at the heart of the event, the award categories reflect the widening remit of the profession and its close association with HR, reward, pensions and employee benefits. Exciting categories such as Best Business Award and Recruitment Provider Award, alongside ever-popular categories including Best Leader Award and Rising Star Award.

The Rewards, now in its 9th year is the most distinguished event on the industry’s calendar. Join us in recognising high achievement and celebrating excellence in payroll, HR, pensions, reward and employee benefits.


If you have any questions regarding awards entries please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our events team on 020 7940 4801.












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