Customer case study

Chemring Countermeasures

T&A with integration to Sage 50 payroll

Chemring Countermeasures Ltd is a world leader in comprehensive threat weapon systems and missile countermeasure solutions. Chemring specialises in the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of a comprehensive range of RF (Radio Frequency) and IR (Infra Red) decoy cartridges for airborne, naval and land applications across the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

The manufacturing site in the South of England is located at the High Post near Salisbury, housing extensive IR decoy manufacturing and RF decoy manufacturing facilities and a Technology Centre.

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"ProMark has streamlined our time and attendance process and has contributed to a more effective wages process also including new terminals."

Simon Morley
IT Manager, Chemring Countermeasures

The challenge

  • To capture employee’s working time correctly
  • To create an easy overview for managers of absence and exceptions
  • To simplify T & A processes for employees and HR & Payroll
  • To replace obsolete old terminals


success criteria

  • Configuration of Payroll schemes
  • Setup of terminals with HID reader identification using existing access cards
  • Setup of web ProPortal to provide a management view
  • Use of SQL database
  • Integration to Sage 50 payroll



  • Better ongoing overview of employee absence through automatic Manager notification and easier overview via web portal
  • Correct collection of working times
  • Lean T & A processes leaving time for more value generating activities
  • Correct remuneration of Payroll

Primary results

  • The administrative costs have been reduced
  • Managers have obtained a full overview of employee absence and availability
  • More user-friendly administration of T&A processes and Payroll processes