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Sara Thompson, Senior Manager

Sara has a strong emphasis on ensuring successful delivery around HR Transformation and payroll across multiple markets and organisations of differing sizes. Always looking to anticipate challenges through forward thinking and responsiveness. Her aim is to improve service delivery, whether it be through system, process or people; building a strong client relationship and influencing stakeholders through facts, consequences and a solution-based approach.

Sara is passionate about raising the profile of the payroll function within organisations and helping them to build out solid foundations, ensuring an improved service delivery inclusive of quality, accuracy, productivity and employee experience.

In Sara’s spare time, she enjoys sailing and gardening, some great walks in her local area, and finishing off with a nice glass of Malbec. 

Skills

  • Payroll Strategy
  • Payroll Selection
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Programme Delivery
  • HR Transformation

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Podcast
How should businesses ensure national minimum wage compliance?
How should businesses ensure national minimum wage compliance?

Chris and LACE payroll experts Adrian Axtell and Sara Thompson discuss the challenges raised by the national minimum wage breach on this podcast episode. After delving into recent press coverage around companies facing allegations of underpaying their employees, the...

Blog
Demystifying HR operating models: The ten traits of high performance
Demystifying HR operating models: The ten traits of high performance

Listen to the audio version of this blog:   In a recent blog, we discussed the various and often competing accountabilities of the Chief People Officer (the ‘hats’ CPOs wear) and the purpose of the HR or People function overall. In this blog, we introduce the...

Podcast
Why does HR need to start thinking long-term?
Why does HR need to start thinking long-term?

In the latest episode Chris introduces co-host, Debbie Mitchell, and guest Graham Norris, an Organisational Psychologist and Speaker. The focus of this episode is on HR professionals’ abilities to think strategically and long-term. The summary delves into various...