The John Lewis Partnership selects Workday HCM and Workday Payroll

25 June 2018

Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that the John Lewis Partnership has selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Payroll to deliver HR and payroll capabilities across its offices as well as John Lewis and Waitrose stores.

The John Lewis Partnership operates 50 John Lewis shops across the UK, 353 Waitrose shops, and business-to-business contracts in the UK and abroad. The business has annual gross sales of over £11.5 billion. It is the UK's largest example of an employee-owned business where all 85,550 staff are partners in the business.

The John Lewis Partnership was looking for a single, unified system to replace its existing HR and payroll system. With Workday, the John Lewis Partnership will move to a cloud-based system that will enable its Partners to make decisions based on real-time information wherever they may be.

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“An iconic and trusted brand in retail, the John Lewis Partnership joins many of the world’s leading retail companies in the Workday community,” said Gonzalo Benedit, president, EMEA & APJ, Workday. “In an industry where competition is constantly increasing and consumer expectations are changing dramatically, retail brands have to enable their workforces to deliver superior customer service to succeed. With Workday, the John Lewis Partnership will be able to make fast, informed decisions to better support their staff and help drive continued growth. I am confident that this strategic partnership will help the John Lewis Partnership maintain and build on its industry position.”