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Paychex HR Services

Simplify Administration and Support Compliance

•    Proactive HR advice helps you focus on your business
•    Valued benefits help you attract and retain talent
•    Compliance support keeps you aware of laws and regulations
•    All-in-one HR technology simplifies employee management

How Paychex Flex® Works

  • Use Data-Driven Insights

    Use Data-Driven Insights

    Make more informed business decisions, uncover trends, compare data against industry benchmarks, and build business cases.

  • Put More Control at Your Employees’ Fingertips

    Put More Control at Your Employees’ Fingertips

    Allow your employees to update personal information, set up direct deposit, perform employee/manager check-ins, complete self-evaluations or peer reviews, access tax and payroll documents, and use e-signature on important documents.

  • Connect With Employees in Real Time

    Connect With Employees in Real Time

    Paychex Flex allows critical communications to happen in real time. Employees can ask questions, submit requests, report incidents and more, from their desktop or mobile device.

  • Maintain Workplace Safety and Compliance

    Maintain Workplace Safety and Compliance

    Establish safety and OSHA compliance programs with professional assessment, education, procedures, and worker classification. It’s also easy to collect workforce data to assist you in complying with federal laws and regulations.

  • Automate HR Efficiency

    Automate HR Efficiency

    Automate critical document management activities all in one place. Communicate with employees and request key information in just a few clicks, track important dates to help ensure documents are current, organize documents in customizable categories, and obtain e-signatures.

Get Full-Service HR Outsourcing

Free your resources and expand your benefits offering with Paychex PEO. Our complete HR outsourcing solution helps you to manage day-to-day business while gaining access to employee benefits and dedicated HR expertise your business might not otherwise be able to afford.

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Recognized by Industry Experts for Our Innovation, Ethics, and Performance

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World's Most Ethical Companies

Paychex was honored by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2022. Being a 14-year honoree underscores Paychex’s commitment to ethical business standards and practices, ensuring long-term value to key stakeholders including customers, investors, and employees.

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Top HR Product

Paychex earned recognition as a “Top HR Product of the Year” by HR Executive magazine and the HR Technology Conference & Exposition for the remote workforce enablement solutions included in its cloud-based SaaS platform, Paychex Flex®.

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Best HR Outsourcing

Paychex Flex was named to Inc.'s Best HR Outsourcing for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses list in 2021, receiving recognition as the Best HR Outsourcing company for Small Businesses Overall.

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Best SMB-Focused Solution

Paychex Flex received an HR Tech Award for Best Small and Medium Business (SMB)-focused Solution in the Core HR/Workforce category. The HR Tech Awards program, powered by Lighthouse Research & Advisory, is designed to give buyers a shortlist of vetted, capable providers specific to their needs.

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Excellence in Technology Award

In 2021, Paychex was awarded a gold and silver medal by the Brandon Hall Group for Excellence in Technology for the company’s Employee Retention Tax Credit Service (ERTC) and Paychex Pre-Check, respectively. This is the ninth consecutive year that the preeminent research and analyst firm has recognized Paychex technology solutions.

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Forbes Most Innovative Company

Paychex was named to Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, coming in at No. 76. The 100 companies included on the list are ranked by Innovation Premium.

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World's Most Admired Companies

Paychex was named to FORTUNE magazine’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, an honor that recognizes companies for their corporate reputation and outstanding financial performance.

Paychex was named a 2021 Stevie® Award silver winner for the Most Valuable COVID-19 Response by a Business Development Team.
Winner for Sales & Customer Service

For the fifth consecutive year, Paychex has won a Stevie Award for Excellence in Sales & Customer Service. This year, a panel of judges selected Paychex the company’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a 2021 silver winner for the Most Valuable COVID-19 Response by a Business Development Team.

Get More for Your Business With Additional Paychex Services

Screening and Employee Onboarding Services

Once you maximize confidence in your hiring decisions with our employee screening and background check services, create a positive new-hire experience with paperless employee onboarding.

HR Compliance Services

Our large team of in-house compliance professionals support our HR business partners to help you stay informed of Federal/State employment laws OSHA and safety programs, COBRA, SUI and other legislation that may apply to your business, such as FLSA and FMLA requirements.

Risk Management

Paychex Insurance Agency offers workers’ compensation insurance to help you meet any state regulations and help reduce the risk to your business.

Technology and Service

Our HR platform helps simplify HR administration with payroll integration and access to our highly trained support team 24x7x365.

Find the Right Solutions for Your Business

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Having a Go-To Source Helps With Compliance  

With an ever-changing regulatory environment creating potential avenues for noncompliance and fines, Dan Banaitis of Building Bridges was pleased at how much time he saved and how much his concern level dropped by working with his dedicated Paychex HR Professional.

Dan Banaitis is co-founder and program director for Building Bridges Program in Los Angeles, California.
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I had one specific source to go to and they answered all my questions and led me in the right direction.”

Dan Banaitis
Owner and Program Director
Building Bridges Program

Simplifying HR Complexities With Personalized Support

Paychex made HR tasks and responsibilities simple for Coronado Brewing Company, with training support from a dedicated HR professional and solutions that have provided real cost savings.

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Coronado Brewing Company

Our Paychex HR professional, it’s almost as if she’s a part of our operation. She knows a lot of the employees on a first name basis. She’s part of the family.

Cathy Gill
Controller and HR Director
Coronado Brewing Company

HR Service Solutions FAQ

  • What Are the Different Types of HR?

    What Are the Different Types of HR?

    Human resources can include both day-to-day tasks and larger strategic initiatives for a business. These may include, but aren’t limited to, managing employee recruitment and hiring; helping ensure  compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations; handling payroll; assessing and affecting employee engagement levels; and enforcing workplace policies.

  • How Can HR Help Employees?

    How Can HR Help Employees?

    Human resources can have an active role in every step of the employee life cycle. HR teams often play a critical and active role in the following to help employees:

    • Hiring, recruiting, and onboarding — Seeking quality job candidates and filling open positions, applicant tracking, conducting job interviews and background checks, welcoming new hires, and new-hire reporting
    • Employee compensation — Processing payroll and compensation plans
    • Employee benefits — Selecting and administering group health insurance options, retirement plans (including multiple employer plans (MEPs), available through Paychex HR PEO), and other voluntary benefits (dental, vision, FSA, EAP, etc.).
    • Training and development — Access to job pathing, providing learning management resources and performance management.
    • Workplace policies — Communicating and enforcing rules around anti-harassment and non-discrimination, employee leave and time off benefits, and employee conduct, among many others. These are often documented in an employee handbook, which HR usually develops, maintains, and updates, as needed.
    • Employee recognition programs — Recognizing milestones achieved by employees (such as work anniversaries) and work teams.
    • Employee separation and termination — Consulting help on how to terminate an employee and follow requirements related to COBRA benefits, transition plans, maintaining records as required by state, local, and federal law.
    • Company culture — Cultivating and reinforcing company culture, workplace morale, employee engagement, and staff motivation.
  • What Are HR Outsourcing Services?

    What Are HR Outsourcing Services?

    With human resources teams having more responsibilities than ever, HR business partner may feel stretched thin or overwhelmed by their workloads as they look to keep up with regulations, manage training and development, attract talent, and administer benefits. HR outsourcing services help relieve the pressure for HR business partner by simplifying HR administration.

  • What Are the Advantages of Outsourcing Human Resource Services?

    What Are the Advantages of Outsourcing Human Resource Services?

    By outsourcing some or all your HR responsibilities, you can face these and other challenges head-on, and recoup time to focus on your core business, attract and retain talent, offer world-class benefits, reduce risk, and access industry leading technology. Human resources outsourcing services can help HR teams achieve their goals with solutions such as automated benefits administration, custom HR support, compliance support services, and learning management. An online, mobile-friendly HR platform can help you eliminate inefficiencies and inaccuracies that you may experience when updating and managing data that resides in multiple places.

  • What Does HR Technology Do?

    What Does HR Technology Do?

    Having effective HR solutions software is the foundation to any sound HR strategy. An integrated HR technology solution enables a single employee record across multiple areas of the business and allows employers to customize how they use the system based on their specific needs. This includes choosing the modules that make sense for the company, such as recruiting, applications, benefits administration, and time and attendance. This customization lets companies invest in their priorities, helping to make the most important processes more efficient, controlling costs, and making it possible to scale technology when business needs change. Our industry-leading technology gives you greater agility by helping simplify complex HR administrative functions, free up resources, and create more efficient processes.

  • How Much Does Outsourcing HR Cost?

    How Much Does Outsourcing HR Cost?

    The cost of an HR outsourcing solution can vary greatly with scalable HR solutions for businesses of all sizes and industries and depending upon your specific HR needs. At every stage of your business, our HR expertise and industry-leading technology can help you to streamline HR functions and give your employees the tools and the time to be more productive.

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