Newtown, Powys
per annum
20 Mar 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality.  We use prints and designs that evoke the English countryside, for the way you live today.

Reporting to the Head of HR, this key role is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland payrolls for our 3,000 employees.


Applicants must have a successful track record of managing multiple payrolls, ideally in a multi-site high volume environment. 

A CIPP qualification or similar would be beneficial. 

Extensive payroll, pensions, benefits administration and systems knowledge is required, together with a detailed understanding of HMRC legislation.  Experience of using the SD Worx payroll software is desirable.  PC literate with advanced Excel skills, you must have an eye for detail and the ability to produce various payroll reports and other management information. 

Previous experience of managing a payroll team is a prerequisite for this role combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  The ability to motivate your team and other colleagues to meet strict statutory and payroll deadlines is essential.  Applicants must have a flexible approach with a desire to provide the highest standards of service for the business.

Please apply for this role by sending your curriculum vitae and a covering letter stating your current salary and benefits package to: or post to

Laura Ashley Ltd - HR Department, Unit E, Vastre Enterprise Park, Newtown, Powys SY16 1DZ

We regret that only successful candidates will be contacted.


Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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