Earthport, the global payment services provider, has been appointed by Legal-E, a market leading provider of outsourced payroll services, to support payments to temporary employees across the United Kingdom.
By working in conjunction with Earthport, live since May 2011, Legal-E's customers will benefit from a reliable, secure and specialist payments solution.
Legal-E, part of the Legitas Group of companies, aid temporary workers, and the recruitment agencies that place them in employment, to maximize earnings by offsetting legitimate expenses against gross pay. They currently work with over 70 agencies, processing over 17,000 payments a week, across the United Kingdom.
Having built an industry leading reputation for their approach to customer satisfaction and service, a crucial element of the client experience is that workers are secure in the knowledge that they will be paid on-time, week in and week out. Experiencing rapid growth since 2008, Legal-E took the decision to utilise specialist payments provider, Earthport, to deliver improved and guaranteed service levels to their growing customer base.
David Allen, CEO, Legitas, said: "We provide a specialised and valued service to temporary workers across the UK, many of whom rely heavily on their weekly pay, where even the slightest delay or inaccuracy can have a significant impact on their lives. The decision to use Earthport was ultimately a strategic one that benefits every stakeholder within our organisation. Our customers receive guaranteed payments every week, and we are able to offer guaranteed levels of service and concentrate on growing our business."
Hank Uberoi, Executive Director, Earthport, said: "We're excited that Legitas is leveraging Earthport's proven payment services to break down boundaries to growth, customer satisfaction and profitability. As an industry, we are seeing a wide number of organisations across various sectors, looking to outsource their payment operations to specialist providers as they seek to realize the benefits of having an efficient, scalable and cost-efficient solution."