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The Payroll Game Changer 2017

What we covered:

Payroll Conference 2017 BROCHURE.pdf

Lydia Baines,

HR Systems & Payroll

Manager, Turners &


Lydia’s payroll career has

included roles at AsureQuality, Carter Holt Harvey and Bunnings before T&G. She will be speaking on how to manage and audit process and the outcomes.

Gillian Service, Employment Law Partner,

Minter Ellison

Gillian is an internationally

recognised employment law

specialist, with significant

experience practicing in top

tier law firms in Scotland,

England and NZ. She will be

covering the Holidays Act.

Ian Johnson,

CEO, TimeFiler

Ian has almost 20 experience with payroll systems and has seen what works. He will discuss ideas on how you can leverage your payroll data and processes and add serious value to the business.

Dan Teo,

Agile Coach,

Assurity Consulting

Dan is a specialist in Agile and Lean and uses these values and principles to help organisations build their competitive advantage. Recently he’s been working with different payroll teams using the principles and he’ll share these case studies with you.

Leila O’Sullivan, Payroll Specialist,


Leila has worked in

Payroll in both New Zealand  and Ireland.

She will be sharing how

IAG have recently worked

through automation and

what ideas you can use

in your payroll team.

Angela Atkins, People & Learning Director, Elephant Group

Angela has worked in HR and L&D for 20 years. She is a co-founder of Elephant and the best selling author of the Bites books. She will be presenting on management techniques you can use to influence your management team and work as a high impact Payroll Business Partner!

Our presenters included:

Our Platinum Sponsor:

We are delighted to announce TimeFiler as the Payroll Game Changer Conference Platinum Sponsor for 2017 - supporting and helping bring the conference to you! TimeFiler is a web application used to roster, plan leave and capture employee work records for hundreds of companies throughout New Zealand and Australia, integrated into payroll, HR and finance applications. For more information make sure you visit www.timefiler.com

Julia Shallcrass,

Employment Lawyer,


Julia is an employment lawyer who specialises in delivering people management training.  As director of KiwiBoss, she regularly presents webinars for CCH Learning and is an employment columnist for NZ Herald. She will speak about how to comply with privacy law, and making deductions.

Brian DeGregory,

Global People  Strategist

Brian’s experience as GM, People & Culture for companies like Vend and Pumpkin Patch means he’s provided top level people, culture and capability strategies that grow organisation wide capability. However he’s not corporate - he’s all about innovative new ways of working and will share his experience working on some recent payroll projects on what you can do differently to achieve more.

Alan Reid,

Labour Inspector, MBIE

Alan joined our panel at the 2016 Payroll Game Changer Conference to discuss what issues he sees as a Labour Inspector and answered some of the questions around how to apply the Holidays Act. Alan will again be on our panel in 2017.

Bruce George, Programme Manager, Fletcher Buiding

Bruce has many years’ experience in Process Improvement and Project Management from working with large consultancy, financial services and pharmaceutical businesses in the UK. After moving to NZ 10 years ago, Bruce continued his career in banking, DHB’s and now construction. He will be sharing how you can use Six Sigma principles with your payroll processes!

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