Kate Joined Dataplan in 2013 working in the Secondary Schools team.
Kate has many years payroll experience working for 17 years in the food industry and then 15 years in Local Government prior to joining Dataplan.
Kate’s interests out of work include travel, gardening and walking.
Kate’s super power: Time freeze. Kate had the ability to make time stand still so she is effortlessly able to complete all her work with time to spare!
Sam joined the company in January 2014 to boost the Secondary School team within the specialist education division, Dataplan Education. Having spent the last 17 years working as a Senior within payroll team for a Local Authority Sam was ready for new commitments, fresh challenges and success stories.
Sam recently became a full member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) following the completion of her Degree in Payroll Management. Always a keen learner, she has started a further 3 years of study hoping to gain another CIPP Degree in Pensions Management.
Outside of work her personal interests include long walks, socialising, and spending quality time with family.
Jacqui joined Dataplan in March 2014 Prior to this she worked at our Local Authority for 25 years in various Departments finally working as a Payroll Officer for 5 years.
Jacqui’s interests include foreign travel, swimming and reading.
Payroll Superpower - Ultimate Performance
Jacqui has the ability to multi-task in order to complete jobs quickly and efficiency. Both clients and colleagues alike benefit from her tireless performance – the Ultimate Payroll Super Hero.
Sue joined Dataplan in November 2014 , having previously worked in school business management for over 30 years. She brings a wealth of experience from the school perspective .
Sue currently works within our Multi Academy Trust team .
Superpower - Payroll Terrier
Sue – has been described as a ‘terrier’ once she gets her teeth into something she will dig and dig until she finds an answer!!
David has over eight years of Payroll experience, the last seven and a half years being at Grimsby Institute gaining a Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management.
David currently works within our Secondary Schools section and has a wealth of knowledge and experience.
In his free time David enjoys travelling and spending time with his family and friends, especially his son.
Payroll Superpower - The Spreadsheet Tsar
David, the unofficial Tsar of Spreadsheets has the useful ability to spot an error at a glance. This, coupled with his enhanced calculation and memory capabilities, makes David an essential Hero in the Payroll World.
Shane joined Dataplan’s IT department in July 2014, having previously been sole IT support for 2 years at a food manufacturer.
Before that he spent most of his time studying and finding a career path that suits his preference of hands on work with colleagues and clients alike.
Superpower – Retractable Limbs
Being able to spout as many arms as necessary to carry out multiple jobs at once – making him the epitome of efficiency.
Phyliss has worked in payroll for over 40 years, the last eighteen years being at the Grimsby Institute. She was responsible for running 3 payrolls, the biggest being for over 1300 staff. The Institute being an educational establishment meant that Phyliss was dealing with the Teachers Pensions Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme on a regular basis providing them with all the information they required. This included helping staff with their pension queries from the schemes.
Payroll Superpower: Having the patience of a saint and never being too busy to help anybody who is struggling.
Chris has joined Dataplan in 2015 after working as a civil servant in the DWP for 12 years. He is part of the pensions team providing administrative support and updating teacher pensions. He has various knowledge and experience of dealing with employer vacancies, government benefits and is enjoying his new role at Dataplan expanding his knowledge of pensions and payroll. His personal interests include Music (playing guitar and watching live bands), football (life-long Spurs supporter), travelling and collecting Comic books.
Payroll Superpower – Super Speed
Chris has the ability to input large amounts of data in a short space of time with lightning quick reflexes.