HR and group benefits disrupter offers free payroll service to small businesses

By The IJ Staff | July 12 2017 11:45AM

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Rise People today announced that it is offering a free, full service payroll solution to businesses with 10 employees or less.

Rise People, a start up digital HR and group health insurance platform, says there will be no additional processing fees and no monthly fees of any kind.

The company says its program helps business owners automate and simplify processing payroll. Rise will automate payments to employees, contractors, government agencies, group benefits providers, and others.

"We eliminate the time and stress associated with payroll by giving Canadian small businesses peace-of-mind with an accurate and fully-compliant payroll solution and without the typical charges and hidden fees associated with traditional payroll services," says Faiz Abdulla, CEO, Rise People.

Hired former Sun Life director

As we reported, Rise People recently hired Gerry Thiessen, formerly of Sun Life, as its Senior Vice President of Group Benefits Strategy. Thiessen stated that Rise People is the only provider in Canada that offers a “true end-to-end, fully integrated solution for HR, group benefits, group retirement services, payroll and time and attendance.”