July 24, 2012

Small Business HR Suite Announced by Ceridian Corp

cerdian hrCeridian Corporation, a leading provider of a variety of workforce management and recruiting solutions, has announced the launch of HR Authority, a services suite giving small businesses tools for payroll processing and consolidating HR functions.

“Small-sized businesses have long wanted a single cost-effective solution to HR management, payroll and benefits administration,” explains Brian Wright, senior vice president of Ceridian’s channels and alliances. “HR Authority offers HR self-service tools and resources along with a state-of-the-art payroll solution that integrates with one of the industry’s best benefit enrollment platforms, all in one seamless package.”

A key new feature of the HR solution is its benefits web platform that aids businesses to shop the benefits marketplace and accessing risk assessment information. Additionally, employee benefit enrollment is placed completely online to help shrink the size, cost, and complexity of benefits administration. The web platform is powered by UBenefit which offers a proprietary benefit management platform for insurance brokers and employers.

Remarking on the enhancement the platform adds to the HR Authority Solution, vice president of sales and marketing for UBenefit, Wendy Kessler said, “Our solution helps businesses shop the benefits marketplace at a price they can afford. The platform gives benefits brokers and their clients greater access to risk assessment information so they can make informed purchases. In addition, employee enrollment is completely online, helping minimize administration.”

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Joshua Bjerke, from Savannah, Georgia, focuses on articles involving the labor force, economy, and HR topics including new technology and workplace news. Joshua has a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in International Studies and is currently pursuing his M.A. in International Security.