Kate Upcraft AMBCS was a regular conference speaker and writer on legislative issues, including tax and national insurance, benefits and the whole range of employer compliance responsibilities. She undertook consultancy work with employers assisting them with compliance issues such as real time information and auto-enrolment, systems selection and departmental re-engineering.
Prior to setting up her own company in 2005, she was the payroll legislation manager at M&S, where she worked for 20 years, 11 of them in payroll.
Kate graduated with the IPPM Diploma in Payroll Management in 1995 and was awarded the Strathearn Award for Lifetime Achievement in the 2005 PAY magazine awards. Kate won the Global Payroll Association Consultant of the Year 2020 and the Outstanding Contribution award in the Accounting Excellence awards 2020.