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December 15, 2023

2023 Playroll Product Updates: A Year in Review

Discover the tools and improvements released by Playroll in 2023 that are revolutionising how you manage your globally distributed teams. 👇

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As we bid farewell to 2023 and step into 2024, it's time to celebrate the significant strides Playroll has taken in revolutionising HR and workforce management. This past year has been dedicated to empowering employers overseeing global teams and enhancing the overall employee experience. Our product releases are a direct reflection of these objectives. Whether simplifying the intricacies of time management or achieving seamless leave synchronisation, each update has been carefully crafted to elevate both employer and employee experiences. We've successfully streamlined processes, enhanced visibility, and introduced features all aimed at optimising the management of your global workforce. Let’s explore the diverse tools and enhancements released in 2023 👇

Time Management Tracker for Elevated Productivity

💡Best for: Empowering employers with global teams to effortlessly oversee and optimise workforce productivity.

We released the Time Management Tracker to help employees log their working hours in a structured and effortless way, while helping employers understand where employees are spending their time, providing increased transparency and an improved operational overview. This tool enables employees contracted on an hourly basis, to accurately log time, and gives employers the flexibility to approve leave requests, review, approve and/or decline recorded working hours. Retain control over their workforce’s time allocation.

Playroll time management tracker

Navigate Global Time off with the Public Holiday Tracker

💡Best for: Streamlining leave management for employers overseeing global teams.

We released the Public Holiday Tracker to simplify leave management for globally distributed teams. This intuitive tool calculates leave deductions, accounting for territory-specific public holidays, to effectively manage employee leave across your global workforce.

Playroll public holiday tracker

Enhance Onboarding Efficiency with Playroll's Onboarding Tracker

💡Best for: Empowering Employers to Seamlessly Navigate Global Onboarding.

The Onboarding Tracker was developed to enhance visibility and transparency into the progress of an employee’s onboarding. With the Onboarding Tracker, employers have access to important contextual information about each employee's onboarding process stage, creating a smoother onboarding experience for all parties involved.

Playroll onboarding tracker

Empower Your Global Teams with the Earnings and Deductions Report

💡Best for: Empowering employers with seamless compensation Consolidation for their global teams.

The Earnings and Deductions Report feature was developed to address the challenges finance teams face when consolidating employee compensation.This user-friendly tool empowers employers and finance managers to generate customised employee compensation reports easily, enhancing auditing and reconciliation processes.

Playroll earnings and deductions report

Send Error-Free Contracts with the Addendum Preview Tool

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with error-free contract management.

The Addendum Preview Tool was designed for admin users of the Playroll Employer platform to help mitigate errors and ensure precision and compliance when managing employee contractual agreements. Following the generation of the addendum, admin users have the opportunity to review and approve any modifications or updates to employment terms before circulating contracts to authorised signatories for signature.

Playroll addendum preview tool

Sync Leave Hassle-Free with The BambooHR Leave Mapper

💡Best for: Streamlining leave coordination across global teams.

We released the BambooHR Leave Mapper to improve how leave is managed for globally distributed teams. With the BambooHR Leave Mapper, employee leave now effortlessly syncs between a BambooHR company account and the Playroll platform, eliminating the hassle of cross-checking leave data between two different platforms.

Playroll's BambooHR leave mapper

Elevate Administrative Power with Enhanced User Permissions

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with tailored administrative control.

To better support the diverse organisational needs of our clients, we upgraded User Permissions on our platform. With this update, the possibilities for customisation and flexibility have been significantly enhanced to cater to the unique requirements and structures inherent to different businesses. Playroll Platform Administrators can now assign distinct roles to users, enabling them to access different teams while maintaining the same global role. This innovation eliminates the restrictions of the previous universal approach and creates a more customised experience that mirrors the nuances of real-world organisational structures.

Enhanced user permissions with Playroll

Uncover Insights with Our Beta Detailed Invoice Breakdown Reports

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with precision in financial understanding and management.

In our relentless pursuit to enhance the experience of customers managing large, distributed teams with intricate cost structures we released the detailed Invoice breakdown report. Currently in its Beta phase, this innovative report offers select customers a detailed view of their invoicing landscape. it includes contributions and amendments, systematically organised by employee and territory of employment. This feature redefines how employers perceive and manage their employee costs, providing unmatched insight and control over their financial management.

Playroll's invoice breakdown reports

Elevate Operations with Unique Employee IDs


💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with seamless financial analysis and operational efficiency.

We released Employee Unique IDs to strengthen financial analysis capabilities and streamline the management of global teams. As an employer (Admin User) of the Playroll platform or one of the dedicated billing contacts, Employee Unique IDs help facilitate smooth and error-free back-end operations, simplifying daily HR processes and tasks.

Playroll's unique employee ID's

Customise Employee Onboarding with Timeframe Personalisation

💡Best for: Streamlining onboarding efficiency with customised timeframe options for global employers.

Playroll’s Timeframe Customisation Feature, released in 2023, provides unmatched flexibility for onboarding. You can specify employment terms in months, weeks, or days, making it easy to align contracts with your company’s policies and local regulations. This enhancement focuses on user customisation and user-friendliness, streamlining the onboarding process and benefiting both admin users and new hires.

Timeframe customisation with Playroll

Revolutionise Expense Tracking with Enhanced Visibility


💡Best for: Empowering Employees with Seamless Expense Tracking and Lifecycle Management.

To enhance the employee experience on our platform, we revamped the employee expense management system, introducing Expenses Visibility for Employees a native expense tracking system that allows employees to manage and track their expense claims within the Playroll platform. Designed to enhance visibility, employees can now effortlessly keep tabs on the status of their expense claims.

Playroll's expense visibility for employees

Simplify Leave Management with the Leave Balances Tab

💡Best for: Employers managing global teams with streamlined leave balances and entitlement management.

We introduced the Leave Balances Tab—an advanced feature that simplifies and enhances the management of leave balances for global teams. By addressing the complexities tied to diverse territories, the Leave Balances Tab provides valuable insights into leave accrual and operations, empowering employers with comprehensive oversight into the diverse leave policies inherent to different regions.

Playroll's employee leave balances and entitlement viewer

Transforming Workforce Management

As we wrap up 2023 and step into a new year, Playroll remains committed to transforming workforce management for employers overseeing global teams. Our product updates, tailored for efficiency, bring simplicity and control to the complex world of global workforce management ensuring that it is nothing short of effortless.

As we bid farewell to 2023 and step into 2024, it's time to celebrate the significant strides Playroll has taken in revolutionising HR and workforce management. This past year has been dedicated to empowering employers overseeing global teams and enhancing the overall employee experience. Our product releases are a direct reflection of these objectives. Whether simplifying the intricacies of time management or achieving seamless leave synchronisation, each update has been carefully crafted to elevate both employer and employee experiences. We've successfully streamlined processes, enhanced visibility, and introduced features all aimed at optimising the management of your global workforce. Let’s explore the diverse tools and enhancements released in 2023 👇

Time Management Tracker for Elevated Productivity

💡Best for: Empowering employers with global teams to effortlessly oversee and optimise workforce productivity.

We released the Time Management Tracker to help employees log their working hours in a structured and effortless way, while helping employers understand where employees are spending their time, providing increased transparency and an improved operational overview. This tool enables employees contracted on an hourly basis, to accurately log time, and gives employers the flexibility to approve leave requests, review, approve and/or decline recorded working hours. Retain control over their workforce’s time allocation.

Playroll time management tracker

Navigate Global Time off with the Public Holiday Tracker

💡Best for: Streamlining leave management for employers overseeing global teams.

We released the Public Holiday Tracker to simplify leave management for globally distributed teams. This intuitive tool calculates leave deductions, accounting for territory-specific public holidays, to effectively manage employee leave across your global workforce.

Playroll public holiday tracker

Enhance Onboarding Efficiency with Playroll's Onboarding Tracker

💡Best for: Empowering Employers to Seamlessly Navigate Global Onboarding.

The Onboarding Tracker was developed to enhance visibility and transparency into the progress of an employee’s onboarding. With the Onboarding Tracker, employers have access to important contextual information about each employee's onboarding process stage, creating a smoother onboarding experience for all parties involved.

Playroll onboarding tracker

Empower Your Global Teams with the Earnings and Deductions Report

💡Best for: Empowering employers with seamless compensation Consolidation for their global teams.

The Earnings and Deductions Report feature was developed to address the challenges finance teams face when consolidating employee compensation.This user-friendly tool empowers employers and finance managers to generate customised employee compensation reports easily, enhancing auditing and reconciliation processes.

Playroll earnings and deductions report

Send Error-Free Contracts with the Addendum Preview Tool

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with error-free contract management.

The Addendum Preview Tool was designed for admin users of the Playroll Employer platform to help mitigate errors and ensure precision and compliance when managing employee contractual agreements. Following the generation of the addendum, admin users have the opportunity to review and approve any modifications or updates to employment terms before circulating contracts to authorised signatories for signature.

Playroll addendum preview tool

Sync Leave Hassle-Free with The BambooHR Leave Mapper

💡Best for: Streamlining leave coordination across global teams.

We released the BambooHR Leave Mapper to improve how leave is managed for globally distributed teams. With the BambooHR Leave Mapper, employee leave now effortlessly syncs between a BambooHR company account and the Playroll platform, eliminating the hassle of cross-checking leave data between two different platforms.

Playroll's BambooHR leave mapper

Elevate Administrative Power with Enhanced User Permissions

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with tailored administrative control.

To better support the diverse organisational needs of our clients, we upgraded User Permissions on our platform. With this update, the possibilities for customisation and flexibility have been significantly enhanced to cater to the unique requirements and structures inherent to different businesses. Playroll Platform Administrators can now assign distinct roles to users, enabling them to access different teams while maintaining the same global role. This innovation eliminates the restrictions of the previous universal approach and creates a more customised experience that mirrors the nuances of real-world organisational structures.

Enhanced user permissions with Playroll

Uncover Insights with Our Beta Detailed Invoice Breakdown Reports

💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with precision in financial understanding and management.

In our relentless pursuit to enhance the experience of customers managing large, distributed teams with intricate cost structures we released the detailed Invoice breakdown report. Currently in its Beta phase, this innovative report offers select customers a detailed view of their invoicing landscape. it includes contributions and amendments, systematically organised by employee and territory of employment. This feature redefines how employers perceive and manage their employee costs, providing unmatched insight and control over their financial management.

Playroll's invoice breakdown reports

Elevate Operations with Unique Employee IDs


💡Best for: Empowering employers of global teams with seamless financial analysis and operational efficiency.

We released Employee Unique IDs to strengthen financial analysis capabilities and streamline the management of global teams. As an employer (Admin User) of the Playroll platform or one of the dedicated billing contacts, Employee Unique IDs help facilitate smooth and error-free back-end operations, simplifying daily HR processes and tasks.

Playroll's unique employee ID's

Customise Employee Onboarding with Timeframe Personalisation

💡Best for: Streamlining onboarding efficiency with customised timeframe options for global employers.

Playroll’s Timeframe Customisation Feature, released in 2023, provides unmatched flexibility for onboarding. You can specify employment terms in months, weeks, or days, making it easy to align contracts with your company’s policies and local regulations. This enhancement focuses on user customisation and user-friendliness, streamlining the onboarding process and benefiting both admin users and new hires.

Timeframe customisation with Playroll

Revolutionise Expense Tracking with Enhanced Visibility


💡Best for: Empowering Employees with Seamless Expense Tracking and Lifecycle Management.

To enhance the employee experience on our platform, we revamped the employee expense management system, introducing Expenses Visibility for Employees a native expense tracking system that allows employees to manage and track their expense claims within the Playroll platform. Designed to enhance visibility, employees can now effortlessly keep tabs on the status of their expense claims.

Playroll's expense visibility for employees

Simplify Leave Management with the Leave Balances Tab

💡Best for: Employers managing global teams with streamlined leave balances and entitlement management.

We introduced the Leave Balances Tab—an advanced feature that simplifies and enhances the management of leave balances for global teams. By addressing the complexities tied to diverse territories, the Leave Balances Tab provides valuable insights into leave accrual and operations, empowering employers with comprehensive oversight into the diverse leave policies inherent to different regions.

Playroll's employee leave balances and entitlement viewer

Transforming Workforce Management

As we wrap up 2023 and step into a new year, Playroll remains committed to transforming workforce management for employers overseeing global teams. Our product updates, tailored for efficiency, bring simplicity and control to the complex world of global workforce management ensuring that it is nothing short of effortless.

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