PwC has entered into an agreement to acquire people technology consultancy, People Force, with completion expected by April.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, People Force is an industry leader in the areas of people technology selection and implementation. The company supports clients through their transformational journey when introducing sophisticated people technology, specializing in Ceridian Dayforce, a cloud human capital management platform that provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management and talent management functionality.
As part of PwC’s technology alliance strategy, the acquisition will see 50 employees join PwC’s people and organization team, including People Force’s senior leadership team, led by Pritul Khagram who will be playing a leading role in the Ceridian Dayforce practice.
Laura Hinton, partner and UK tax leader at PwC, said: “We are delighted that People Force will be joining PwC. The company has a strong reputation in the market for delivering Ceridian’s Dayforce platform for HR functions.
“This acquisition is critical to achieving significant growth in our HR technology offering where we are seeing high demand from our clients, and it is also in line with our global strategy, the New Equation, which looks to invest in skills, new capabilities and technology.”
Pritul Khagram, CEO at People Force, said: “We are thrilled to be joining an international professional services brand, which prides itself in developing a great culture for its people and delivering a first-class service to clients around the world.
“I am excited about the career opportunities this acquisition will offer to our colleagues. I am also very excited to be involved in supporting the firm with its growth strategy in the HR technology arena.”