Innecto founded by Deborah Rees-Frost
In 2002 Deborah decides to leave her role as a Senior Consultant at Towers Perrin and co-founds Innecto Reward Consulting
A new home
The growing business requires a dedicated space and Innecto move into their first office, a converted barn in Woodborough, Wiltshire
Aardman join our reward community
Word begins to spread, Innecto are a Pay and Reward Consultancy with a difference; we welcome Aardman to our reward community
Larger organisations and well-known brand names choose Innecto as their trusted partner. The Innecto family grows as we welcome our 10th employee and we start projects with the likes of Channel 4 and Random House
Extending our reach
Emer Bucukoglu joins the team as a Reward Consultant, extending our footprint to Ireland
By Royal approval
We begin our first project with the Crown Estate
Our team continues to grow, with elite Reward specialist Justine Woolf joining the team as a Client Director. For the first time we hit half a million in turnover
Join the club
We run our first Club survey, working with sporting bodies across the country to create and deliver a specialised data set and provide relevant industry pay insight
The Queen of Sciences
We welcome the Royal Society of Chemistry to the fold as we commence our first project with them
Gunning for victory
In 2009 we win our first project with premiership giants, Arsenal. We’re proud to be still working with them to this day
Our unique approach continues to attract new business. In order to meet demand, we recruit another experienced Reward professional, Sarah Lardner as a new Client Director
We embark on our first project with Lebara. The global telecommunications giant chooses Innecto as their reward partner of choice. 14 successful projects later and we continue to support Lebara as they carry on their remarkable success story
Following work with the Lawn Tennis Association and the Football Association, we set to work on our next club survey, this time for the RFU
Successful projects with Boden, The Caravan Club, ITV, Manchester City and the London Stock Exchange contribute to a record-breaking year for Innecto; for the first time we hit 1M in turnover
We're on the move
It’s time to make a move and allow for future growth. We move in to our purpose-built offices in Marlborough
Time for Tech
Pioneering the use of technology in HR, we launch our first digital solution Evaluate, a ground-breaking job evaluation tool designed by HR professionals for HR professionals.
We hit the road with the inaugural Pay Trends roadshow, arming our peers with the knowledge and insight that helps them prepare for the year ahead
Long term partners
AQA, Random House and Penguin join the Innecto family as we complete successful projects with all three
Successful projects with the British Medical Association, Nando's, Centre Parcs, Not on the High Street, Sky and ECB to name but a few continue to raise our profile.
We finish the year on a high by being shortlisted for the Personnel Today HR Consultancy of the Year
The birth of Innecto Digital
We invest heavily to develop Innecto Digital, establishing Evaluate on this new online platform, and exploring further opportunities to develop tools that will streamline processes and connect HR with the wider business
It's a Who's Who
Our client portfolio contnues to grow into a Who's Who of global business. We complete successful projects with RPMI, Turner Broadcasting, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, L3-TRL, Caffè Nero, Tottenham Hotspur, Les Ambassadeurs Club and Grosvenor Estate
A clear direction
Digital growth specialist Tony Morgan joins as Non-Executive Director to provide additional support and guidance
There’s standing room only as Deborah takes to the stage at REBA to explain how to use data effectively to drive your reward strategy
The Publica Group is born
We are expert Reward partners to Cotswold, West Oxfordshire and the Forest of Dean District Councils and Cheltenham Borough Council as they join together to become a Teckal employment company
Launch of PayLab
The most advanced pay insight tool, PayLab is launched. Our proprietary solution promises to revolutionise benchmarking and provide everyday insight to shape your talent management strategies
The big 100
We continue to grow and our now 20-strong team achieve yet another milestone as we work with over 100 clients in the year
Emer speaks at the Oireachtas
As Ireland prepares to introduce Gender Pay Reporting, our very own Emer Bucukoglu is asked to speak at the Oireachtas and share lessons from the UK. Emer is appointed to an advisory board to guide the ongoing development of Irish legislation
From strength to strength
Innecto are shortlisted for three Personnel Today awards including HR Consultancy of the Year whilst Evaluate and PayLab are accepted on the G-10 framework
The secret's out
Our Reward Intelligence community is now a thriving network of Reward professionals in the UK and abroad. Our weekly thought leadership pieces reach over 3,500 readers, hundreds join us for the launch of our successful webinar series and we continue to meet existing and prospective clients at our series of events held throughout the year
Year on year growth continues as we once again record our highest ever turnover figures. We complete successful projects with Charles Tyrwhitt, Aston University, UCAS, AEG Europe, Skyscanner, SGN and kick off exciting new work with the likes of ITN, Buzz Bingo and Innocent Drinks
Innecto acquired by Personal Group plc
Our founder Deborah Rees-Frost becomes CEO of Personal Group and Karen Thornley steps up to lead Innecto. Karen commented: “We’re all delighted for Deborah and the opportunity that the acquisition represents for Innecto. With the backing of Personal Group we now look forward to extending our benefits and digital offerings, and delivering increased value to our clients.”
We've been booked!
We win out first project with The British Library, the largest library in the world
Launch of Advance
Our Innecto Digital offering grows again, with the introduction of Advance, our complete solution for Pay Review. Advance allows users to model decisions when allocating pay pots, to see the costs and impacts of different scenarios.
Innecto Digital replatforms
Our Evaluate, PayLab and Advance tools are rehomed in one central cloud-based Outsystems platform, allowing them to seamlessly work together to provide powerful new insights.
Innecto continues support through lockdown
As the global pandemic hit, many challenges arose for clients. Innecto continued to help and support all our clients through the difficult time. Even launching a Live Chat function on the website to be as accessible as possible.
Reward on Demand launches
Innecto realises that there isn’t a ‘one size’ fits all approach, therefore our Reward on Demand Retained Service is completely flexible around how our retained services can be used. Innecto becomes the trusted ‘extra pair of hands’ and the go-to for technical advice.
Innecto's flagship event goes virtual!
Innecto's flagship event - Pay Trends - was online for the first time. As the COVID guidance and restrictions continued to change, Pay Trends was hosted virtually, to ensure everyone could still attend.
Responsible Reward Reframing
Our Responsible Reward Index has been designed to help our clients shape their ESG roadmap, add credibility to annual reports, provide a foundation for reward practices and allow employees to engage and support each business goals and objectives.
Webinar: Surviving and thriving in 2021
Sarah Lardner, Principal Consultant and Director of Business Innovation at Innecto, is joined by industry leaders to discuss the impact of COVID and how they have navigated their way through the turbulence.
Webinars: Pay Benchmarking and Job Evaluation
Our experienced team members hosted a number of webinars through lockdown, designed for those working across all levels of HR and reward.
REBA's Employee Wellbeing Congress 2021
Our Director of Consulting, Justine Woolf, discussed wellbeing strategy, and how employers need to identify, understand and act on the changing needs of their employees.
Working with clients, old and new
We were thrilled to work with a wide range of clients, old and new, across 2021, including Airbus, Disguise, ManyPets, B Braun Medical, AQA, and many more.
Pay Trends streams virtually - again!
With the threat of Covid still present - and the Omicron variant spreading rapidly - to ensure our reward community could stay safe and well, we ran our flagship Pay Trends event virtually for the second time. Within the session, Justine, Sarah and Lisa delivered the latest updates in Pay and Reward for 2022 and beyond.
Innecto turns 20!
2022 sees Innecto turn 20 years old! Our two decades of working within Reward has seen us grow to being the largest independent reward consultancy in the UK, helping dozens of clients with their pay and reward challenges.