The CheckPoint HR Blog

Happy National Payroll Week!

Posted by Shannon Cortina on Tue, Sep 4, 2012

Following Labor Day, this week is National Payroll Week (NPW), which celebrates American employees and employers. National Payroll Week was created in 1996 by the American Payroll Association to celebrate the partnership between the workers of America, their companies, and the payroll professionals who pay them. Additionally, NPW recognizes importance government programs including Medicare, social security, child support, and fair labor standards.

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Topics: Benefits, payroll services, checkpoint hr, hr, hrms, payroll, human resource management system, Human Resource Technology, National Payroll Week, benefits administration

Prepare your Payroll

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Dec 5, 2011

Do you find yourself stressed at year’s end because of a lack of preparedness? Preparing for the year’s end doesn’t have to be a hassle, with proper planning and a solid team. For starters, beginning to prepare in January is your best bet. By doing so, you can keep tabs on payroll each month, checking for errors and calculating taxes. By doing this each payroll period, you have the opportunity to catch errors and have ample time to fix them if need be.

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Topics: payroll services, payroll, payroll software

HR and Payroll Software Industry on the Rise

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Oct 3, 2011

According to a recent study, the revenue for human resources and payroll software is expected to rise over the next five years to an upwards of $4 billion. Private investment in computers and software and adoption of the Software as a Service (Saas) business model are factors in the revenue growth. Some organizations will return to outsourcing HR and payroll as corporate profit continues to rise.

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Topics: payroll services, Human Resource Management Software, hr software, payroll software, hr and payroll software

National Payroll Week

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Tue, Sep 6, 2011

This week is National Payroll Week (NPW), which celebrates the hard work by America's wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Together, through the payroll withholding system, they contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $1.7 trillion, or 71.9%, of the annual revenue of the U.S. Treasury. NPW was founded by the American Payroll Association in 1996. Coinciding with the celebration of Labor Day, NPW celebrates the economic, cultural and social achievements of America’s workers.

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Topics: payroll services, payroll, National Payroll Week

Nine Ways The New Health Law May Affect You in 2011

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Wed, Jan 5, 2011

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Topics: Health Care Reform, unemployment, human resources, payroll services, health care costs, benefits broker

CheckPoint HR Launches Channel Partner Program

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Wed, Nov 17, 2010

CheckPoint HR, the trusted ally in web-based Human Resources management for small to mid-sized companies, today formally announced the launch of its channel partner program. The CheckPoint HR Channel Program was designed to provide partners with the ability to offer an integrated technology solution to reduce health care and administrative costs, increase efficiencies and streamline operations.

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Topics: employee benefits, Benefits, human resources, hr spend, payroll services, hr, managing hr processes, hrms, health care costs, hr channel partners

One Automated Platform for HR, Payroll and Benefits

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Fri, Nov 12, 2010

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Topics: employee benefits, Benefits, human resources, hr spend, payroll services, checkpoint hr, hr, benefits strategy, hr strategy, managing hr processes, hr functions, hrms, payroll, automated hr, hr processes, health care costs

Transform your HR Spend into a Strategic Corporate Investment

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, Nov 11, 2010

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Topics: Benefits, human resources, hr spend, payroll services, checkpoint hr, hr