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Payroll Autumn Update 2019

Thu Dec 5, 2019
08:50 - 16:50

The Payroll Autumn Update has now concluded.

Thank you to all our delegates, speakers and sponsors.


The UK’s biggest independent payroll and reward conference will return for its 15th year in 2019. Gain the latest updates across crucial topics that affect the payroll and reward profession.



2018 Agenda highlights included:


• Gauging the changing role of payroll in the wider organisation; discussion led by a panel of your peers

• Receive crucial regulatory updates; employment status, termination payments and tax free childcare

• Understand the measures necessary to minimise payroll fraud and avoid costly fines

• Analysis of changes to income tax and national insurance

• Hear from your peers on how to apply payroll data in gender pay gap reporting

• Understand how Bureaux are addressing the auto-enrolment needs of small and micro-businesses

• Explore how key players implement an effective payroll solution abroad


View 2018 agenda at a glance


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


Knowledge Partners
Event Sponsors
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Featured 2019 speakers View All

Featured 2019 speakers

Ian Holloway

Head of Legislation & Compliance
Cintra HR & Payroll

Rebecca Mullins


Julie Northover

Payroll Specialist

Ian Hodson

Head of Reward
University of Lincoln

Donna Sharp

Director - Legal Services

Henry Tapper

Pension Playpen

All Speakers

Ian Holloway

Head of Legislation & Compliance
Cintra HR & Payroll

Rebecca Mullins


Julie Northover

Payroll Specialist

Ian Hodson

Head of Reward
University of Lincoln

Donna Sharp

Director - Legal Services

Henry Tapper

Pension Playpen

John Berry

Customer Engagement Team Senior Officer

Louise Gray

Payroll Manager Transitions Operations and Delivery

Natalie Bertelsen-Macey

Payroll Manager
B&Q Plc

Eloise Knapton

Director - People Services

Justin Stokes

Employment Tax Senior Manager

Ben Hancock

Head of Payment Services
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Suzanne Foody

Benefits & Reward Manager

Karen Thomson

Director - Group Payroll Services
Armstrong Watson

Rosemary Lemon

Group Head of Reward

Mark Watson

Fox Williams LLP

Daisy Jones

Senior Associate
Fox Williams LLP

Susan Ball

Crowe UK

Dinesh Jangra

Head of Global Mobility Services
Crowe UK LLP

Rick Norgate

Head of Corporate Sales & Solutions
SD Worx

Sue Childerstone

Head of Payroll
NHS Payroll Services

Richard George

Director of Education
The Learn Centre

Adam Jeacock

Head of Marketing and Business Development
Emergesecure (Epayslipsecure)

Debra Evans

Director UK Payroll Operations and Regional Payroll Strategy

Maria McGoldrick

European Payroll Manager

Olivia Dunham

Global Employment and Payroll Manager
Cambridge University Press

Neil Esslemont

Head of Industry Liaison
The Pension Regulator

Claire Kennedy

Payroll Manager
University of Lincoln

Andy Valentine

Sector Sales Director Employment Services

Jakub Zmuda

Chief Product Officer

Jakub Zmuda

Chief Product Officer


Want to know more about the conference, the agenda, or wish to book? Simply give us a call.


020 7940 4801


Or, click the book now button below and a member of the booking team will be in touch within 24 hours.



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Rates In-house/Client Standard
Super early bird ticket (Deadline: 27 July) £450 £750
Early bird ticket (Deadline: 31 August) £550 £850
Standard rate ticket (Deadline: 28 September) £650 £950
Late rate (1 October onwards) £700 £1050


All prices exclusive of VAT

Directions and Location

Hilton London Bankside

2-8 Great Suffolk Street





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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Agenda at a glance

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8.30 Registration, networking and morning refreshments


9.15 Opening address


9.25 The Imminent Future of Payroll and Budget Update


9.55 Keeping Compliant in 2019

10.25 Morning tea


10.45 Pensions update – working for you and your employees


11.15 Employment Law Update

11.45 EU Exit – what we know so far

12.15 Lunch







National Minimum Wage update

Why Payroll should embrace disruptive technology

The practical implications and implementations of new technologies


OpRA update: Income Tax and Employer NICs advantages

Expenses and benefits in kind – a modern perspective

Outsourcing payroll: practical lessons to learn


Global mobility strategies



Simplifying the complexities of termination payments


Invite only: A new way to pay


14.45 Afternoon Tea


15.10 CASE STUDY: Ensuring business as per usual during a global cyber-attack


15.40 HMRC Update - Helping you, helping me


16.10 Reward 300 panel

16.40 Closing remarks and end of conference



Position your company as a 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 2018 event will be an excellent platform to initiate new business relationships.


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Invest today to:

  • Accomplish more with less time out of the office with this concentrated one-day event with two conferences where the who’s who of the industry will be in attendance
  • 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 16 years’ experience in running conferences for the reward, payroll and HR market

Exhibiting and sponsorship options are extensive, and packages can be tailor-made to suit your individual company’s needs. Contact Vicki Clubley, Reward Strategy’s Sales Director on 020 7823 4801 or email for further information.


Become a sponsor today


Knowledge partners

SD Worx
Emerge Secure

Event Sponsors


Event Supporters

The Payroll Centre

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 new categories include Best Business Award and Recruitment Provider Award, alongside ever-popular categories such as Best Leader Award and Rising Star Award.

The Rewards ceremony, now in its 7th 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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