UK - Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow has launched a fully integrated payroll solution for UK companies seeking to implement flexible benefits or outsource pensions administration.
Hewitt – the global HR outsourcing and consulting firm – claims its new “one-stop-shop” payroll product, eCyborg, will offer greater efficiency and information security.
The new HR and back-office engine – which is already used by British Airways, The First Group, WHSmith and a number of local authorities – deals with complex pay awards and a range of employee populations.
Hewitt consultant Roger Cuthbert said that with one integrated product, companies would have no need to transpose information from different databases, minimising errors.
He said: “Holding all key employee information – from salary and benefits, to training and appraisals – on one database can also ensure that in-house HR teams can manipulate information efficiently.
“For instance, when flexible benefit options are changed by an employee, the system automatically revises payroll information and calculates the tax implications.”
Cuthbert said the product was launched in response to client demand for fully integrated HR outsourcing, and with Hewitt previously offering everything but payroll, eCyborg was a “major development” for the UK business.
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