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Premier Sports Network announces new partnership with IRIS Software Group

Premier Sports Network (PSN) and IRIS Software Group have agreed a partnership which will help UK sporting clubs, teams, and HR & payroll departments in the sports market excel at managing and growing their teams, acquire and retain great talent and optimise their assets.

Premier Sports Network announces new partnership with IRIS Software Group

The move comes as key issues are surfacing amongst HR leaders, which are becoming more important as both professional and community organisations look to reinstate events and training in the coming months.


David Turner, Chief Marketing Officer at IRIS Software Group explains: “The employee experience is evolving as we prepare for new ways of working in agile environments. Operating in one of the sectors most adversely affected during the pandemic, sports HR teams need advice and support to prepare them for the future of work. Our partnership with PSN will enable HR leaders in sports to seek guidance and choose the tools they need to free time, reduce risk, and gain the insight that they need to succeed.”


IRIS Software Group is one of the UK’s most trusted providers of mission-critical software and services. It’s integrated software solutions for HR and payroll teams help reduce admin, take away compliance risks, and free up time to focus on what matters most.


Already operating in the sports industry, including teams across the English Premier League, IRIS will be working with PSN’s Finance in Sport network to offer high quality, human capital management solutions. IRIS’ overall aim is to elevate the HR processes of clubs, teams and HR and payroll departments, as well as creating engagement with employees across sports organisations.

Joining the European Finance in Sport Network, IRIS offers huge experience in the sports industry and beyond, with over 100,000 UK and international customers. Almost one in five of the UK’s workforce is paid using IRIS Software’s payroll offerings and more than 850,000 UK employees are managed by IRIS HR solutions.


Spencer Hidge, Founder of Premier Sports Network, added: “IRIS Software Group has a reputable and reliable brand in the sport sector, working with a number of Premier League football teams and National Governing Bodies. We are excited to support its growth into new markets and support HR Directors across our network when it comes to efficient and effective HR and payroll processes.”





About IRIS Software Group

IRIS Software Group is one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies. It exists to take the pain out of processes and let professionals working in businesses and schools focus on the work they love.


IRIS provides software solutions and services for HR and payroll teams, educational organisations, and accountancy firms that helps them comply with regulations, drive productivity and better engage with key stakeholders. Through simplifying, automating and providing insights on everyday mission-critical tasks for organisations of all shapes and sizes, IRIS ensures customers can look forward with certainty and confidence.


IRIS has over 100,000 UK and international customers with 80% having a tenure of five or more years. IRIS is the largest third-party online filer with the UK Government. Ninety of the top 100 UK accountancy firms and 50 of the top 100 US CPA firms use IRIS software. Circa 20% of the UK’s workforce is paid by IRIS payroll offerings. More than 850,000 UK employees are managed by IRIS HR solutions. Over 12,000 UK schools and academies use IRIS, with four million parents and guardians using IRIS apps to connect with their children’s school; 300 million messages are delivered between schools and parents each year, and over £15 million transactional payments are processed every month. IRIS is placed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 and the Megabuyte50, and is certified as Great Place to Work ®.


To see how IRIS helps organisations get things right first time, every time, visit www.iris.co.uk or follow IRIS Software Group on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.