SurePayroll | July 20, 2022
SurePayroll, a leading provider of small business payroll and HR solutions, and FreshBooks, a leading cloud accounting software, today launched a system integration that enables FreshBooks and SurePayroll users to automatically synchronize payroll expenses and liabilities to their FreshBooks account. The application program interface (API), eliminates manual entry, saving clients time and improving recordkeeping accuracy by automatically transmitting general ledger information once payroll processing is complete.
"We continue to form partnerships and integrations to help small business owners ease pain points, increase efficiency and save time every step of the way. The SureParyoll service integration with FreshBooks is yet another way we support small business owners as they build and grow their business, care for their employees, and help them succeed."
-Ted Jordan, Paychex vice president, service.
SurePayroll offers a robust online payroll tool—supported by a U.S.-based service team—so small business owners can easily and accurately process payroll and taxes. Plus, SurePayroll helps small business owners care for their employees by offering 401(k) plans, workers' compensation, and health insurance.
"FreshBooks is delighted to expand its product in the U.S. with payroll integration through SurePayroll, This integration offers growing small businesses an opportunity to streamline processes, and with time saved, focus on connecting with customers."
-Chitra Unnikrishnan, senior director, product marketing FreshBooks.
SurePayroll, a Paychex company, has been a leading provider of online payroll services to small businesses nationwide for more than 20 years. As the first software as a service payroll company, SurePayroll has grown to become a household name in easy-to-use payroll, workers' compensation, 401(k) plans, and health insurance services, all backed by an award-winning, U.S.-based customer care team. Most recently, SurePayroll added HR services to its portfolio of solutions. By offering the additional flexibility of private-label and co-branded solutions, SurePayroll serves as a strategic partner for a diverse range of businesses and trusted advisers, including financial institutions and accountants.
FreshBooks is changing the way business owners manage their books. Its owner-first accounting platform, loved by businesses in over 160 countries, takes an easy-to-use approach to managing finances, billing, payments, and client engagement. FreshBooks, known for its 10x Stevie award winning customer support, serves customers of all sizes from offices in Canada, Croatia, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, and the U.S.
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Wagepoint | August 10, 2022
Canadian fintech company Wagepoint is doubling-down on its mission to bring happiness to small businesses and their teams with a new acquisition. KinHR – soon to become People by Wagepoint – has joined Wagepoint's family of products, which will create a single solution that takes payroll, time and attendance and (now) human resources tasks off small business owners' hands so that they can get back to doing literally anything else.
KinHR is known as a simple, friendly and reliable people management software among its 4,500 global users. This makes it the perfect puzzle piece to complete Wagepoint's stack of small business products, offering everything CEOs and founders need to take care of their people right from the moment they're hired.
People by Wagepoint will offer features like an employee directory, time-off management, new hire onboarding, document storage and eSignatures, in addition to ongoing employee performance management tools like employee objectives and reviews. The product will help make workplace operations easier, and maybe even a little "sweeter", for both employers and their teams.
"Payroll and HR go together like summer and popsicles – minus the sticky fingers!, When done right – that is, with a focus on keeping it simple and truly caring about the human experience – both payroll and HR can contribute to a happy workplace, just like ice cream! We're excited to welcome People by Wagepoint to our family of products. Now, we can help our customers create a delightful experience for their employees, right from the moment of hire and at every touchpoint that follows."
- Shrad Rao, CEO of Wagepoint
Delighting customers will remain a key pillar as the company moves forward with the rebrand and builds a team around People by Wagepoint.
Both Wagepoint and KinHR have a Capterra rating of 4.6 out of 5 by their users – notably, for friendly customer support – and the new product will continue building on that trust, says Melissa Benzo, former Director at KinHR and current Director of People by Wagepoint.
KinHR has always been about creating a simple approach to HR software so that small businesses can focus more on their employees and their business, rather than the management of 'stuff' that comes with HR. Wagepoint is just the company to continue that effort and expand on that idea by keeping all things light, friendly, and simple, I always tell KinHR customers 'we're here to help,' and I feel that echoed throughout the entirety of Wagepoint,says Benzo.
People by Wagepoint is the second small business software to be acquired by Wagepoint in 2022. Earlier this year, Timesheet Mobile joined the Wagepoint family and will soon be available to customers for all of their time and attendance needs, rebranded as Time by Wagepoint.
Wagepoint is a small-but-mighty fintech company on a mission to simplify payroll – and maybe even dare to make it delightful! Our online software was created just for small businesses, automating the most "ugh" parts of payroll – like calculating wages and reporting on taxes – so that our customers can get back to doing, well, literally anything else. Backed by the world's friendliest team, Wagepoint is always supportive, never stuffy and refreshingly human. Founded in 2012, we make payroll magic happen for more than 20,000 small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers across North America.
BerniePortal HRIS | June 29, 2022
Founder and CEO Alex Tolbert of BerniePortal announced the introduction of the newest feature to its award-winning, all-in-one HRIS-BerniePortal Payroll, a streamlined payroll management solution for the payroll needs of small to midsize businesses that does away with the need for outsourcing, during the company's fifth annual users conference, Weekdays With Bernie.
Users may implement every step of the payroll process with BerniePortal Payroll, from figuring up tax withholdings and benefit deductions to filling out and processing W-2s.
"BerniePortal's Payroll was intentionally designed with our users in mind. We work with thousands of small and midsize organizations across the country who told us they were looking for a truely all-in-one HR system— so we built one. Our Payroll feature will free up hours of time so they can focus on building the businesses they love,"
- Alex Tolbert, Founder and CEO, BerniePortal
Small to large enterprises will value the following key advantages of BerniePortal Payroll:
Effortless Integration, One-Stop HR: Every element of the employee lifecycle, from tracking employee hours to benefits and PTO, is streamlined by the intuitive integration of BerniePortal Payroll with the other award-winning HRIS software features from BerniePortal.
Elimination of Third-Party Payroll Providers: To prepare scheduled payroll runs, BerniePortal Payroll automatically populates employee data, including hours worked, PTO, and benefit deductions. BerniePortal Payroll enhances payroll accuracy while also saving time by removing the manual data entering step from each payroll process. Additionally, it is simply practical to include payroll in the BerniePortal HRIS package.
Accurate Tax Withholding: Regardless of where in the US your employees are situated, BerniePortal Payroll automatically determines what each employee is obliged to pay, so you don't have to worry about complying with government requirements.
Unlimited Payroll Runs: HR can rest easy knowing that BerniePortal Payroll will permit them to execute as many payroll runs as necessary—and at no additional cost—for those situations in which you need to schedule pay runs that fall outside of the typical pay schedule.
Access to a Committed Support Team: Businesses may rest easy knowing that when issues happen, BerniePortal Payroll's support team is made up of knowledgeable payroll specialists who are willing to offer first-rate assistance whenever needed.
Access to a Vast Library of Materials: As a vital component of BerniePortal, users of BerniePortal Payroll have access to a vast library of resources that can assist them in navigating payroll or, for that matter, anything else HR-related.
This extensive library is continuously updated with fresh and pertinent material:
Free online HR courses from Bernie U are available and are recognized for SHRM and HRCI recertification credits.
The well-known podcast and YouTube series HR Party of One covers both current and emerging HR issues.
Knowledge Base, a comprehensive support forum on BerniePortal
The BerniePortal Blog has everything HR-related!
Reasonable costs: BerniePortal Payroll is offering pricing that is easy on the pocket.