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Payroll & Reward Conference

Tue Sep 8, 2020 - Wed Sep 9, 2020
09:00 - 16:00
The Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London


The UK’s largest independent annual payroll & reward conference


8-9 September 2020 

Chelsea Harbour London | London


With over 40 years of combined experience Reward Strategy and The Payroll Centre have created the UK’s largest independent payroll conference. Bringing together authoritative voices from across the payroll industry we give you the chance to quiz key industry figures directly. Combining technical and regulatory compliance content, this conference will provide you with all you need to run a successful payroll function.


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Benefits of attending:

  • Coming at a time of unprecedented levels of change to payroll and HR legislation, there will be plenty of professionals at hand to discuss challenges, changes and absorb knowledge

  • Reviewing the latest local and global trends within payroll and reward

  • The Payroll Centre’s expert tutors will be present to go through any payroll issues or questions you may have

  • Bringing you vital updates on legislation and employment law

  • Hear industry updates first-hand from a government official speaker

  • Explore the future of reward and benefits and how these will evolve over the decade

  • Best practice in engaging the next generation of payrollers and considering the future of the workforce

  • Excellent networking opportunities, with access to a wider audience than ever before, including the Reward 300


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Following the first day, the new Reward 300 index will be revealed at the gala dinner which provides a great networking opportunity to share perspectives and strategies with other reward, HR and payroll professionals.


2019 speakers View All

2019 speakers

Karen Penney

Vice President Payment Products
Western Union Business Solutions

Tim Kelsey

The Payroll Centre

Julie Northover


Ken Gurr

Education Director
The Payroll Centre

Neil Esslemont

Head of Industry Liaison
The Pensions Regulator
Mike Tremeer

Mike Tremeer

Senior Associate

Clare Warrington

Senior Finance Manager - Payroll

Ian Holloway

Head of Legislation and Compliance
Cintra HR & Payroll Services

John Berry

Customer Engagement Team Senior Officer

Michelle Sutton

Head of Compensation and Reward
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

Elizabeth Strong

HR Operations Manager
Kerry Group

Stacey Hooper

Payroll Supervisor
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Tim Robertson

UK Compensation & Benefits

Joanne Rees

Head of People Strategy and Planning





For the third year running, Reward Strategy and The Payroll Centre have joined two of the leading payroll conferences in the UK - Bringing together buyers and suppliers in one location, sponsorship provides you with a valuable arena to ensure your company is seen by the right people.


How to become a sponsor:


Complete the sponsorship inquiry from and a member of the Reward Strategy sales team will be in contact


Sponsorship enquiry

Sponsorship benefits:


  • Access decision-makers
  • Capture the attention of your target audience
  • Generate leads
  • Provide attendees a ’taste’ of your business
  • Gain face to face contact with key buyer
  • Differentiate your brand from competitors
  • Be seen as the provider of choice
  • Receive significant exposure via the extensive marketing campaign



Exhibiting and sponsorship options are extensive, and packages can be tailor-made to suit your individual company’s needs, for more information please contact:

Ben Miller

Commercial Director


Tel: 020 7940 4803

2020 Sponsors

Knowledge Partner


Reward 300 sponsors


2020 Agenda at a glance 


DAY 1: TUESDAY 8 September

10.30: Registration and check-in for payroll surgery sessions

11.15 - 12.00: 1-2-1 payroll surgery sessions with The Payroll Centre's tutors

11.30: Conference registration

12.00 - 12.45: Lunch served

12.45 - 13.15: Conference introduction and welcome

13.15 - 14.00: A review of the payroll industry

14.00 - 14.45: Payroll in the 20's

14.45 - 15.15: Tea and coffee served

15.15 - 16:00: COVID-19: What did we learn?

16.10 - 16.55 : Breakout Sessions

16.10 - 16.55: Reward and benefits in the workplace: The future

16.10 - 16.55: COVID-19: Business continutiy

16.10 - 16.55: Optimisation and global management

18.30 - 23.30: Reward 300 Gala Dinner

The highly anticipated Reward 300 Gala Dinner will reveal the 2020 index.

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 9 September

From 08.00: Registration, coffee and croissants

09.10 - 09.45: Parliamentary Keynote Speaker

09.45 - 10.30: Employment law

10.30 - 11.00: Tea and coffee served

11.00 - 11.45: Breakout Sessions

11.00 - 11.45: International payroll and HR update

11.00 - 11.45: Plan, process, manage, report

11.00 - 11.45: Optimisation and global management

11.50 - 12.30: Pension changes: The pension dashboard explained


12:30 - 13:30: Lunch served

13.30 - 14.10: Breakout Session

13.30 - 14.10: Trends and challenges in payroll

13.30 - 14.10: In-house panel perspective: Brexit, Britian's left the building. Now what?

13.30 - 14.10: UK devolution in work and payroll

14.15 - 15.00: Breakout Session

14.15 - 15.00: Policies: Managing staff and leave

14.15 - 15.00: Company Transparency: Its not just about the pay gap

14.15 - 15.00: The payroll professionals roundtable

15.00 - 15.15: Tea and coffee served

15.15 - 15.45: Me and My Team: What's our future?

15.45 - 16.20: Conference round up, key learnings and what does the future hold?

16.20 - 16.30: Conference closes

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The location for the Payroll & Reward Conference is The Chelsea Harbour Hotel.


Chelsea Harbour Drive
SW10 0XG


For more information regarding booking accommodation please contact our Events Team.








Includes: Access to the conference on the 8 and 9 September and a single seat in the Silver zone at the Reward 300 dinner


Includes: Access to the conference on 8 or 9 September only

Release 1

£768 + VAT

£476 + VAT

10 January

Release 2

£818 + VAT

£526 + VAT

14 February

Release 3

£868 + VAT

£576 + VAT

20 March

Release 4

£918 + VAT


24 April

Release 5

£968 + VAT


22 May

Release 6

£1,018 + VAT


3 June

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Supplier passes are available at £1,495.

Charity / non-profit rates are available. For more information please call 020 7940 4832.


The 11th Reward 300 Gala Dinner & Awards - 8 September


The celebratory evening will take place at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, in London, on 8 September. This follows the first day of the Payroll & Reward Conference.


Tickets to the gala dinner are complimentary with a two day conference ticket*, £445 +VAT for a premium seat, £395 +VAT for a standard seat and £300 +VAT for all Reward 300 members.


*To claim a complimentary Reward 300 Gala Dinner ticket you must attend both days of the conference.

Supplier tickets do not include a seat at The Reward 300 Gala Dinner.


Book gala dinner tickets


Learn more


Want to know more about the conference, the agenda, or wish to book? Simply call:


Jamie Thomas
Sales Executive
Tel: 020 7940 4832


Direction and location


The location for the 2020 Payroll & Reward Conference will be The Chelsea Harbour Hotel.

For more information regarding booking accommodation please contact our Events Team.


Chelsea Harbour Drive
SW10 0XG




Contact us


General enquiries
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The Reward 300 Awards 2020

The Reward 300 Gala Dinner & Awards


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Last year marked the 10th anniversary on the Reward 300, so we celebrated this special occasion by evolving the recognition element to award the leading light from each of the seven sections. We will continue this new tradition for the 11th annual gala dinner in 2020.


The celebratory evening will take place at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, in London, on 8 September. This follows the first day of the Payroll & Reward Conference.



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