IRIS Software Group approved as G-Cloud 12 supplier

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Posted: 1st February 2021

IRIS Software Group (IRIS) has been appointed to the UK Government’s public sector technology framework, G-Cloud 12, to help deliver digital transformation and improve efficiency across the public sector .

The framework is managed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), an executive agency  of the Cabinet Office of the UK Government. It is designed to help public sector organisations access new technology solutions by giving them the freedom and confidence to quickly choose from a varied selection of quality and trusted suppliers.

The appointment will see IRIS, one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies, supply a range of its cloud-based products including IRIS Financials; IRIS Cascade; IRIS HR Professional;  IRIS Looked After Call; IRIS Engage; ParentMail by IRIS and Innervision by IRIS.

IRIS will have greater opportunities to work collaboratively with  public sector buyers to provide software solutions and services for finance, HR and payroll teams and educational organisations enabling them to comply with regulations, drive productivity and better engage with key stakeholders.

David Lockie, Chief Operations Officer, IRIS Software Group, says, “Refreshing the G-Cloud framework represents an acceleration of the Government’s ambition to deliver digital by default, boosting the efficiency of its departments through technology.

“Departments can access an extensive portfolio of IRIS software solutions that have unrivalled, powerful product integration backed by a team of expert business consultants. Public sector professionals can now take advantage of the efficiencies to be gained across finance, HR, payroll, lease portfolio management, and school/parent engagement.”  

IRIS exists to help organisations perform better by removing time and energy from everyday tasks. It provides software solutions and services for finance, 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 takes the pain out of processes, allowing professionals to focus on the work they love.

IRIS has over 120,000 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 11,000 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 ®.