How to de-risk international payments in global payroll

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Making international payments poses significant challenges for businesses and takes up significant time and money navigating local legislation, infrastructure and tax authorities to name a few.

Join us on Thursday 4th June for an informative webinar with Sara Savidge CRO TransferMate, Ruairi Kelleher CEO immedis and Rick Hammel CEO Elements Global Services who will help you understand market challenges and alternative solutions available.

During this webinar our panel of experts will discuss;

1. Local restrictions & legislations

a. Want to pay someone in an Exotic? It’s not always that simple

2. Challenging infrastructure

a. Dealing with the archaic global banking network

b. Paying Tax authorities as well as Employees. Pitfalls to avoid

3. Manual internal process

a. Settlement method options. What is right for you?

4. Time sensitivity

a. Missing / Delayed payments? What to do when things go wrong

5. Incremental costs

a. Bank fees

b. Admin time

6. What’s the alternative?

a. A different approach to global payments

Meet our panel of experts

Sara Savidge

With over 25 years in the payments and banking industry, Sara recently joined TransferMate Global Payments as Chief Revenue Officer responsible for development and execution of the global Go-To-Market strategy, sales / partner / channel agenda along with protecting and growing revenue.   Sara has worked for many of the world’s leading Financial Services / Fintech brands including Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, AIB Merchant Services and most recently First Data now Fiserv. With a deep understanding of the payments eco-system, industry trends, risks and challenges; Sara and her teams continue to support and guide clients across the globe to ensure cross-border payments are processed quickly, efficiently and at the lowest possible cost providing greater transparency, improved reconciliation and a superior user experience.


Ruairi Kelleher

Ruairi Kelleher is CEO of Immedis and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He joined the wider Taxback Group in 2012 and was an integral part of the re-positioning and launch of Immedis in 2016.

Ruairi is responsible for the corporate direction, strategy and M&A activity at Immedis, enabling the senior leadership team to drive innovation in international payroll and tax services through our cloud-based solution, Immedis. Since joining the company, Ruairi has worked to share the strategy and vision with employees, clients, partners and the wider global payroll industry to promote a new vision of global payroll consolidation through global tax expertise and integrated agile technologies.


Rick Hammell

Rick Hammell is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Elements Global Services. He has extensive experience in HR having served as a Director of Human Resources and Chief Operating Officer before launching his own business. Under his leadership, Elements Global Services has pioneered a new business model for the global employment industry and has become one of the fastest growing, risk diverse and high profit Employer of Record service providers in the sector. Rick is shepherding Elements Global Services through its transition from start up to scale up by further diversifying the company into innovative and custom-built HR technology platforms, intelligence platforms and e-commerce products. Rick has a degree in Business Administration with a focus on HR and holds the highly regarded SPHR certification. He is an active participant in several HR organizations including the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Certification Institute & NAPEO.

Kelly Williams

Kelly is a Strategic Sales Manager for the Payroll sector at TransferMate Global Payments. Starting as a BDM in 2015, Kelly now leads a team of over 20 Relationship Managers within the Commercial department. Kelly is responsible for driving customer excellence and making sure that TransferMate’s service is unrivalled. Managing the client relationships are a key focus for Kelly.

With an educational background in Business and IT, Kelly has a great understanding of the role that technology plays in providing a streamlined service. Since joining TransferMate, Kelly manages a large profile of partners and clients, including Elements Global Services. Payroll is a critical and vital part of TransferMate’s business and under Kelly’s management her team work to ensure global payroll is received on time every time.