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Ian Hodson

Ian Hodson

Head of Reward / Deputy Director of HR
University of Lincoln

Lincoln, United Kingdom


Ian is the Head of Reward at the University of Lincoln overseeing all aspects of reward including payroll, pensions, employee benefits, HR systems and executive remuneration. Having started his career in finance before moving specifically in to pay and benefits Ian has a background in both the public and private sector having previously worked for Moy Park, Mars, Prudential and Lincolnshire County Council. A firm believer and champion in the importance of reward strategy as a driver for change and in supporting organisational success, Ian has previously overseen teams that have been acknowledged for their achievements at awards for their innovative work including winning the 2016 Employee Benefits Grand Prix Award. Ian is the current Chair of the Northern Universities Reward Group and a board member of the Education Competencies Consortium. In 2014 Ian was chosen as the winner of the Pay and Benefits Career Accomplishment Award and also regularly contributes to professional publications.


Payroll & Reward Conference

Payroll & Reward Conference

The UK’s largest independent annual payroll conference is back on 23 June. In the past year our world has deeply changed. COVID-19 struck and instantaneous changes swept across the profession. During these challenging times, those working in pay and reward became key workers and demonstrated remarkable resilience in adapting to the new ways of working, including flexible working, cash-sensitive benefits and fair redundancy policies. With the epic shifts of 2020 now firmly set into everyday
The Rewards

The Rewards

Reward Strategy presents its flagship awards event, The Rewards, evolved from the Payroll World Awards.

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