Improving Government Payroll Systems workstreams
Workstream 1: Overseeing payroll projects
Ministers asked the GCDO to provide assurance that expenditure on payroll systems is warranted, payroll project risks are managed, and payroll systems are fit for purpose and provided at a reasonable cost.
Workstream 2: Improving payroll practices
Widespread non-compliance with the Holidays Act 2003 within government required significant upgrades to payroll systems. Learn about how payroll practitioners were supported to improve payroll practices.
Workstream 3: Coordinating payroll procurement
The Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO) coordinated payroll procurement to make government more effective by setting a good practice benchmark for payroll functions, delivering cost savings by avoiding development of bespoke payroll processes, and simplifying procurement.