UK - Firms can slash employee benefit costs by using new software which enables staff to take over a large part of the administration, AMS Services claims.
The US-based firm said its benefits administration’s “self-service” technology also improved the quality and accessibility of benefits and other human resource-related information for employees.
Staff can access information about benefit options, enrol online, change their details such as births and marriages online and access maintenance of dependent and beneficiary information.
The initial release of AMS Benefits Administration supports administrative activities performed by an agency on behalf of a benefits client.
It also allows use by the client’s HR staff involved in administration of benefits plans.
Phase two, which will be released this summer, will provide administrator tools for creation and maintenance of user IDs and passwords and employee notification by either email or post. This will include a self-billing function for employees that AMS Services said would eliminate the billing reconciliation process.
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