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8 January 2021

MHR partners with market-leading specialists to deliver HR and payroll transformation for the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

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MHR partners with market-leading specialists to deliver HR and payroll transformation for the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

MHR’s iTrent payroll solution will support the council’s commitment to delivering stronger, safer and healthier communities, with a focus on social value

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (LBBD) has selected the InConcert partnership to support the Council with its digital transformation aspirations.

InConcert is a unique trio of specialist market leaders, delivering comprehensive finance, HR and payroll expertise.

It brings together leading HR and payroll provider MHR, ERP and business change expert Moore Insight, and finance and collaborative planner Advanced Business Software.

Currently servicing a 42% share of the UK market, MHR has unparalleled public sector HR and payroll expertise.

In Concert is one of a wide range of MHR’s strategic commercial partnerships, each of which has been designed to provide customers with specific, best of breed services and solutions.

Anton Roe, MHR CEO, said: “We’re delighted to be an integral part of the InConcert partnership, and to bring our strong local authority HR and payroll expertise to help the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham deliver stronger, safer and healthier communities.

By collaborating with the two UK local government software market-specialists, Moore Insight and Advanced, we’re excited to be supporting LBBD’s mission, by delivering efficiencies in LBBD’s HR processes.”

“MHR is committed to building strategic, well-structured alliances, partnering with other software and technology leaders to ensure our solutions are optimally delivered to meet the needs and business challenges of our many customers.”

Lying nine miles outside central London, and with a population of over 187,000, LBBD will be supported by InConcert in meeting the Council’s objectives for delivering stronger, safer and healthier communities, with a focus on social value. In doing so, the InConcert partnership has already proposed innovative ideas that address LBBD’s key themes:

  • Investment in Local People
  • Investment in the Local Economy
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Community Participation
  • Engagement and People
  • Independence and Resilience.

The InConcert structure was designed by Peter Morley, Director of Moore Insight, who has been a local and central government accounting and systems expert for more than 30 years. Working at the heart of government and supporting decision-making in the digital age, Peter believes in creating and delivering solutions that offer the best value for money and the most appropriate functionality for the marketplace.   

“This is a major opportunity to bring together three established solutions focused on the UK public sector to work as one from the Cloud, covering the functional footprint of Human Resources, Payroll, Finance and Procurement, in a user-friendly, cost-effective manner,” said Peter. “We offer a proudly UK-based product set to serve a thriving borough of the nation’s capital city for the next ten years.”

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