Helen is the founder of Zinnia Payroll Consultants Ltd, which she started after working for 20 years with Nannytax, the largest UK payroll bureau specialising in domestic employment and grew the business from 1000 clients to more than 12000.

She joined IReeN in 2003 when asked by HMRC to test their online filing systems and in 2012 was asked to join the RTI Pilot process, and she has been working with HMRC and the RTI taskforce to bring about improvements to the system.

Winner of the Strathearn Award for Lifetime Achievement in Payroll; she has regularly appeared on BBC Radio 4 Moneybox Live and is often asked to attend HMRC and HM Treasury workshops and is a regular industry panel expert.

Helen is the curator and publisher of the IReeN newsletter and one of the IReeN webmasters.