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SD Worx’s Simon Parsons Nominated for Outstanding Leader in Compliance at Credit Strategy’s Leadership Awards 2024


SD Worx, a market leader in payroll and HR services, is thrilled to announce the nomination of Simon Parsons, Director of UK Compliance Strategies, for the prestigious "Outstanding Leader in Compliance" at Credit Strategy's Leadership Awards 2024. 

Simon Parsons is celebrated within the industry for his extensive experience and dedication to excellence in payroll compliance and legislative development. 

With a distinguished 25-year career on government advisory committees, including the HMRC RTI Taskforce and HMRC Employer Payroll Group, Simon has been at the forefront of shaping the national payroll practices that impact millions of workers across the UK.

The nomination comes in recognition of Simon's relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation in compliance practices. His work has not only enhanced SD Worx’s compliance framework but has also significantly influenced the payroll industry as a whole. His proactive involvement in various statutory and consultation groups underlines his commitment to ensuring that payroll software and processes are both precise and effective, reflecting the highest standards of regulatory compliance.

During his tenure at SD Worx, Simon has been pivotal in evolving the company's approach to compliance and spearheading a new era in compliance strategy. Through his leadership and expertise, SD Worx has strengthened its compliance mechanisms, ensuring that the software and service solutions offered by the company adhere to the latest regulatory requirements and best practices.

One of Simon’s remarkable initiatives is the Payroll Question Time (PQT) webinar series of which he is a regular contributor on the all-star panel. This series became a benchmark in payroll compliance, drawing thousands of registrants each year and featuring a distinguished panel of compliance experts. The webinars are designed to navigate businesses through complex government initiatives, thereby demonstrating Simon's exceptional ability to lead through challenges with clarity and efficacy.

In his own words, Simon Parsons stated, "I am deeply honoured by this nomination, which recognizes not just my personal achievements but the collective effort of our team at SD Worx. Our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of compliance ensures that we can offer our clients the best possible service. 

“This nomination encourages us to continue our work with even greater determination and to keep pushing the boundaries of what we can achieve in compliance and payroll services."

This nomination underscores Simon Parsons' influence and leadership in the payroll compliance sector, celebrating his dedication to resilience, innovation, and creativity—qualities that The Leadership Awards aim to highlight among professionals in the credit and financial services industries.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for the evening of June 17 during Credit Week at Celtic Manor in Wales.

To hear Simon’s expert insights on payroll compliance first hand, you can register for the free monthly compliance webinars at our SD Worx Payroll Question Time hub.