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The SD Worx story


SD Worx brings people solutions to life. So companies of any size can turn Human Resources into a source of value for the business and the people in it.


Today, people want to be inspired by what they do and have the freedom to focus on what matters. We believe people are at the heart of the success of any business.  That’s why we help you help your people every step of the way so they benefit fully from our solutions—driving better results for individuals, for teams, and for your bottom line.

Our people solutions span the entire employee journey, from getting people paid to attracting, rewarding, and developing the talent who make your business succeed.  We spark success through four core capabilities: technology, outsourcing, expertise and data-driven insights.

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1945 - 1960

In 1945, employers in Belgium create SD Worx, a wage administration company.

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1960 - 2000

SD Worx is the first payroll company to embrace technology in 1960. It continues to grow through innovation, extending its offering beyond payroll.

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2000 - 2010

SD Worx starts it European journey and expands into Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France and Germany.

2010 - 2015

SD Worx introduces the Payroll Service Alliance, the first pan-European payroll solution.

In 2015, the Payroll Services Alliance coverage increases to include the US and Canada.

2015 - 2019

SD Worx is present in Benelux, France, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Mauritius.

Payroll Services Alliance coverage includes Asia.

SD Worx acquires Protime, market leader in Workforce Management.

SD Worx expands into the flexible labour market, with the acquisition of Vio and Flexpoint.


SD Worx acquires Pointlogic HR, a solution for reward and benefit management, and Adessa Group, increasing its HR cloud technology consulting capabilities.

SD Worx acquires Globepayroll, a saas multi-country payroll and core HR solution.

The SD Worx Global Payroll Network now covers 150 countries.


SD Worx opens offices in SpainPoland and Italy, and acquires Aditro, adding presence in the Nordics.

SD Worx is majority shareholder of Teal Partners, a digital transformation company, and acquires launch!, further increasing its SAP SuccessFactors  capabilities.