Payroll pros in demand

By Steven Van Alstine and Wendy McLean
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/21/2002

Payroll consulting in Canada is a growing market, but let’s start by first defining the difference between payroll consulting and payroll outsourcing — yes there is a difference.

Payroll outsourcing is when an organization hires an external firm to process its payroll either in its entirety or only a portion. This type of outsourcing may include:

•collection of labour data (time and attendance);