Payroll and HR Solutions for Small Businesses

Experience the benefits of flexible, scalable and straightforward Payroll and HR solutions so you can focus on growing your business.

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Managing Payroll & HR for small business has never been easier

Powerpay Suite

Ceridian’s suite of Powerpay solutions is flexible, scalable and reliable – able to meet the current needs of your organization and easily adjust as your business grows or your needs change.


Say goodbye to outdated payroll calculators and time-consuming spreadsheets and equip your business with an accurate and reliable payroll solution. Small businesses choose Powerpay for:

  • Its intuitive user interface that warns you of potential payroll errors
  • Automatic pay calculations and remittances to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
  • The flexibility to run payroll from your desktop, smartphone or tablet
  • Unlimited support from certified payroll professionals
  • Easily scales to Powerpay Plus or a Managed Payroll Solution
  • Integrates with Time & Attendance powered by Dayforce Workforce Management and/or Dayforce Self-Service as your business needs grow
  • Gives you time back to do the things you want to do to grow your business

Powerpay Plus

Your business needs more than payroll software. If you have a larger team and require the functionality to perform mass edits for changes in compensation, user-based security profiles, and more; Powerpay Plus is the solution for you. Includes everything you get in Powerpay together with:

  • The ability to track labour costs
  • Allows for custom data imports
  • Quickly and easily perform mass changes like salary increases
  • Role-based security profiles
  • Ceridian Business Intelligence for robust reporting

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Managed Payroll Services

Outsource your payroll administration to Ceridian’s professionals. Managed Payroll is an affordable solution – helping reduce your operational burden and mitigate risk. As your business partner, we:

  • Help input and initially validate your payroll data
  • Test and process payroll
  • Generate and provide payroll reports
  • Assist with payroll processes and error analysis
  • Handle your employee inquiries

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Time & Attendance

Workforce Management for Small Business

For small businesses who require general Time & Attendance functionality, Ceridian’s Workforce Management for Small Business integrates with Powerpay to allow you to:

  • Maintain accurate employee time records, ensure compliant pay, immediately view the impact of timesheet edits, and calculate gross pay quickly and accurately.
  • Empower your employees to view schedules, request time away, review time and manage availability – even using a mobile device.
  • Calculate and track employee entitlement balances.
  • Create weekly schedules manually or automatically in full compliance.

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LifeWorks Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

Worried about the negative impact employee health and other personal concerns are having on your business? With LifeWorks, your employees can access:

  • 24/7 Service Centres: Every online chat, email, or phone call is answered by a trained consultant, providing employees with confidential access to resources, tools and support.
  • Counselling, if required: Over the phone, or in person by professionals with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in counselling, social work, psychology or a related mental health profession.
  • LifeWorks Online and LifeWorks Mobile: Confidential access to practical information and educational resources via an award-winning EAP website and the LifeWorks Mobile app.

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Ceridian Health & Wellness Services

LifeWorks corporate wellness programs help employers deliver strategic wellness initiatives in the workplace.

  • Contain health care costs by proatively improving health before issues become more serious and costly
  • Increase productivity and engagement among employees
  • Improve retention and become an employer of choice

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Life Events

With Life Events, you’ll experience:

  • Increased EAP awareness and utilization through targeted communications at times of need
  • Greater EAP utilization, which leads to increased employee engagement and productivity
  • Simplified employee access to online life event, EAP and work-life resources
  • Maximized time by using automation to promote LifeWorks to employees

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Life Events Messages

Life Event messaging features include targeted, automated life event messages for managers and employees.

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HR Advisory Services

Stop being billed by the hour. Get affordable, unlimited HR legal counsel from Ceridian.

Ceridian HR Advisory Services offers you unlimited access to employment and labour lawyers for one affordable, flat rate.

  • More than 95% of the HR decisions you make have legal implications. Get the legal counsel you need to make informed decisions for yourself, your employees, and your business
  • Unlimited oral and written advice and support regarding HR and employment law matters, contracts, letters of termination
  • Regular e-mail updates regarding developments in the areas of human resources and employment law via e2r Alerts
  • Access to an online Resource Centre containing helpful articles, archived e2r Alerts regarding legislative changes, valuable HR tools
  • And much more

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Add-on Ceridian Services

Ceridian offers a range of Payroll and HR services that complement Ceridian applications already in place. These services provide our customers with the support they need for:

  • Reporting and Analytics
  • HR and Employment Labour Law
  • Payroll Printing & Payment
  • Finding and Hiring Talent

Plus, if you are ready to transform your existing Payroll and HR solution to a powerful, single application, you'll want to check out Dayforce HCM . With one employee record, one user experience and zero interfaces, you'll be able to process pay, manage benefits enrollment, maintain HR records and schedule staff while monitoring compliance throughout the whole employee life cycle.

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Contact us about your human capital management needs

We can help you design your workforce for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. Our cloud-based human capital management technology transforms payroll, benefits, workforce management, human resources and talent management to deliver business results.

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