Atlas Wins Employer of Record Organization of the Year at the 2023 Global Payroll Awards

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Atlas helps innovative companies like yours to expand, onboard, manage and pay international teams in 160+ countries.

Published: 12 Jun 2023

Atlas shines as the Employer of Record Organization of the Year 2023, lauded for its global excellence, innovation in software localization, and superior customer support in 160+ countries. 

  • Award highlights 100% direct EOR model, international excellence and expertise

  • Following a $200m Series B, Atlas has invested significant funds to support software localization and in-region customer service support   

9 June 2023 Atlas, the pioneer of the direct model for Employer of Record (EOR) services, has been named the winner for the Employer of Record Organization of the Year by the Global Payroll Association. The award recognises Atlas’ commitment to delivering flexibility for companies to expand across borders, onboard talent, manage compliance, and pay their global workforce without needing a local entity or multiple third-party providers.  

Atlas successfully demonstrated evidence that the business is an industry stand-out and the very best at assisting companies of all sizes with their global expansion by providing unparalleled HR and global payroll services. As the winner of the EOR of the Year Award, Atlas was highly commended for several differentiators including: 

  • Market share of international work: Atlas has entities in 160+ countries, supported by 16 global offices and a truly international workforce of 500+ employees spread across 100 countries.  

  • Customer / client satisfaction: As the largest direct Employer of Record, Atlas owns and operates every entity where it does business, thus giving clients an unrivalled cost-effective, speed efficient market solution and eliminating the need for third parties.  

  • Consistent excellence in the international arena: Atlas supports clients in 98 languages and with new regional headquarters in the key emerging markets of Brazil (LATAM), Hong Kong (APAC), and Johannesburg (MEA). 

  • Knowledge of compliance with local legislation: The Atlas HXM platform provides customers access to an insightful database which is consistently updated with the latest legislative and taxation requirements of various geographies. 

  • Investment in employees (future and current): As a company that enables innovative businesses to compete in the global economy, Atlas is committed to investing in exceptional talent through development and up skilling opportunities and D&EI initiatives

Rick Hammell, CEO and Founder of Atlas comments: “The Global Payroll Association’s assessment and recognition of Atlas’ services solidifies Atlas’ position as a leader in the EOR market and our commitment to supporting businesses of all sizes to achieve geographical growth. We are honoured to receive this recognition and proud of the expertise of our global team.” 

To learn more about The Global Payroll Awards and Atlas’ global direct EOR services, visit our website and connect with us via Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook

About Atlas 

Atlas enables innovative companies to compete in a global economy, believing that businesses should employ whomever they want, wherever the talent exists. As the largest Direct Employer of Record (EOR), Atlas is a technology platform that is supported by experts and delivers flexibility for companies to expand across borders, onboard talent, manage compliance, and pay their global workforce without the need for a local entity or multiple third-party providers.  

About The Global Payroll Awards 

The Global Payroll Awards are an annual event organised by the Global Payroll Association which celebrate and reward technical excellence, professional development and teamwork within the Global Payroll industry. The Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals within the payroll community.