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Payroll technology services company targets Nigeria in global expansion


ADP, a leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, has said that Nigeria is one of the key global market in a global expansion plan to offer its ADP Streamline global payroll solution to cover 100 countries.

The company said that it is pushing a market drive for its cloud-based technology with in-country services and expertise to help global organisations more easily manage multi-country payroll on a single platform.

According to ADP, Nigeria South Africa and several other countries are part of its footprints across Europe, Middle East and Africa to cater to the needs of multinational workforece.

The addition of Dominican Republic, Macau, Malta and Pakistan as the newest countries in which ADP can meet the payroll needs of global clients now enables ADP to offer its services in countries that are home to 99 percent of employees who work for multinational corporations, ADP said.

“That is important to clients as indicated in a recent ADP study in which some 61 percent of HR leaders said they plan hiring outside of their home countries this year”, the company said.

“ADP Streamline reaching the milestone of 100 countries is evidence of the depth of ADP’s global payroll solution and responds to the growth of multinational clients expanding into new markets,” said Elizabeth Rennie, Research Director at industry analyst firm NelsonHall. “The ADP Streamline solution meets the requirements for clients with multi-country operations, offering transparency and the ability to meet the challenges of running a modern global business, especially in the area of local compliance.”

Since its launch in 2006, ADP Streamline has steadily expanded its global footprint across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, South America and North America, continuing ADP’s focus on bringing global clients the benefits of streamlined payroll solutions, the company said in a statement.

According to a recent ADP study concerning multinational companies and HCM, respondents with company headquarters in North America said their global enterprises managed, on average, 24 payroll systems at the same time, and 68 percent said they would appreciate having a more coordinated, global payroll system.  ADP Streamline directly addresses this need by helping large-enterprise clients standardize global payroll processes for thousands of employees around the world.

“Managing payroll for an increasingly global workforce is a significant challenge for multinational companies given complex local tax and labor laws,” said Mark Benjamin, President of Global Enterprise Solutions at ADP.  “Our clients tell us they benefit from our ongoing efforts to help simplify this process so they can improve effectiveness and efficiencies while focusing even more on achieving business results.”

Benjamin pointed out that ADP in December 2013 also integrated ADP Streamline into its ADP Vantage HCM solution.  This enables large enterprises in the United States with a growing offshore employee population to have a combined payroll solution to better manage and pay their people, whether that includes one employee or thousands of employees outside the United States.

According to its makers, the key benefits of ADP Streamline include:

Optimized global payroll that combines secure, cloud-based technology and local in-country experts to deliver standardised processes, greater visibility into subsidiaries and reduced operational costs.

An integrated solution that offers a single, central interface to drive primary payroll production tasks, run payroll reports, and automate payroll legislation updates.

Reduced risk and compliance issues with trained ADP experts on the ground providing multi-country expertise in payroll and local legislation.

Centralized analytics and reporting that offer clients overarching visibility and local control of the global payroll process. Analytical tools yield an accurate overview of headcount, turnover and compensation data in addition to other payroll metrics.


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