8 - 9 SEPTEMBER | CHELSEA HARBOUR HOTEL, LONDON

2020 Agenda 


 

 

 

 

DAY 1: TUESDAY 8th September


10.30: Registration and check-in for payroll surgery sessions

Early registration for 1-2-1 payroll surgery sessions with The Payroll Centre's tutors


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

Book a session with The Payroll Centre's expert tutors to run through any specific questions or issues you need support on


11.30: Conference registration

Network with other delegates and enjoy refreshments before the conference starts


12.00 - 12.45: Lunch served


12.45 - 13.15: Conference introduction and welcome

Neil Hollister, Chief Executive, The Payroll Centre

Luke Broadhurst, Chief Executive, Reward Strategy


13.15 - 14.00: A review of the payroll industry

A overview of the payroll industry, reviewing impacts of the last decade on the payroll industry and considering the future of payroll


14.00 - 14.45: Payroll in the 20's

A review of what payroll will look like in the future and the technology we'll use. Considering where other new products can affect the industry and how streamlining and requirements in the future will change the way we work

Richard George, Education Director, The Payroll Centre


14.45 - 15.15: Tea and coffee served


15.15 - 16.00: The Payroll Update

An update on current and future changes to payroll legislation

Richard George, Education Director, The Payroll Centre

Ken Gurr, Payroll Education and Training Director, The Payroll Centre


16.10 - 16.55 : Breakout Sessions

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

What works, what doesn't and how will employee benefits/rewards change and evolve in the 20's to support the modern workforce

Ian Hodson, Head of Reward, University of Lincoln

16.10 - 16.55: Holiday Pay: Whats Happening?

We've seen large scale change in Holiday Pay and calculations. This session will review how the new legislation is working, changes to management of varied hours staff, case law and what's happening with enforcement

Julie Northover, Payroll Specialist, PayPartner

16.10 - 16.55: Optimisation and global management

A review of the implications of a global work force and technology


18.30 - 23.30: Reward 300 Gala Dinner

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

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 9th September


From 08.00: Registration, coffee and croissants

Network with other delegates and enjoy refreshments before the conference starts


09.10 - 09.45: Parliamentary keynote

Sir David will be discussing the ambitions of the new UK government and what this means for the Brexit negotiations as well as the structure of government and its approach to technological change

Sir David Lidington KCB, CBE


09.45 - 10.30: Employment law

Our legal expert takes us through key areas that have affected the HR and payroll industry with respect to employment law

Mike Tremeer, Employment Partner, Fladgate


10.30 - 11.00: Tea and coffee served


11.00 - 11.45: Breakout Sessions

11.00 - 11.45: International payroll and HR update

This session will look at key payroll changes happening around the globe and highlight some of the issues you should consider exploring further if you have responsibility for payrolls overseas

Tim Kelsey, Global Payroll Consultant, Kelsey's Payroll Services

11.00 - 11.45: Plan, process, manage, report

Whats hot and whats not when reviewing employee benefits, we look at case studies and benefit packages to understand value in real organisations

Fern Brooks, Payroll Lecturer, The Payroll Centre

11.00 - 11.45: Optimisation and global management

A review implications of a global workforce and technology


11.50 - 12.30: Pension changes: The pension dashboard explained

Considering the changes made over the last few years and looking forward at the future of pensions.This panel will also discuss the pension dashboard and what this will mean for pension saving in the UK.

Dave Roberts, Head of Pensions, Benefits and Wellbeing, Virgin Media

 


12.30 - 13.30: Lunch served

13.30 - 14.10: Breakout Session

13.30 - 14.10: Trends and challenges in payroll

This panel session looks at all areas of payroll, whether that be in-house, accounting firms or bureaus, the challenges they face and what trends we expect to see in the next decade

Sophia Baker, Head of Payroll, Harrods

Jim Woodlingfield, Payroll and Pensions Manager, NCG

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

Following months of political upheaval and ambiguity affecting all areas of business; this session will address the impact Brexit has had on payroll. The panel of speakers will openly and honestly discuss the repercussions, how their payroll operations have been affected and the work ahead for them

13.30 - 14.10: UK devolution in work and payroll

The United Kingdom is becoming increasingly disunited as the implications of devolution impact UK payroll professionals on a day-to-day basis. This session will look at each of the devolved nations and the issues that we have to be consider in our working lives

Ian Holloway, Head of Legislation and Compliance, Cintra


14.15 - 15.00: Breakout Session

14.15 - 15.00: Policies: Managing staff and leave

This session looks at how we manage the ever changing workforce and how we look at all areas of leave now and in the future. From maternity and paternity leave to bereavement and medical leave. As well as how best to engage employees whilst on leave

 

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

With employer reporting requirements increase over the recent years, this session will examine current and future requirements, from pay gaps to worker status

Laura Todd, Global Inclusion and Wellbeing Director, Capita

Megan O'Shaughnessy, Head of Reward - Consumer, BT

Andrew West, Head of Reward UK & Ireland, BOC

14.15 - 15.00: The payroll professionals roundtable

Join this roundtable discussion on payroll today and in the future. An opportunity for you to discuss challenges in your day-to-day payroll and hear from industry peers on how they are tackling these


15.00 - 15.15: Tea and coffee served


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

This session looks at staff and management development in payroll, the routes to improve both knowledge, skills, education and qualifications. As well as tools available to ensure your team is the best it can be

Chair: Amber-Ainsley Pritchard, Editor, Reward Strategy

Karen Beckett, Head of Reward and Payroll, Dorset Healthcare University

Michelle Sutton, Head of Compensation and Reward, SUEZ

Stacey Hooper, Payroll Supervisor, Virgin Atlantic Airways


15.45 - 16.20: Conference round up, key learnings and what does the future hold?
We review key deliveries, statements and learnings from the conference, feedback and questions received from the sessions and what the future and trends look like being in the coming
Richard George, Education Director, The Payroll Centre

16.20 - 16.30: Conference closes

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