How Factoring Can Help with Accounts Payable

In a perfect world, you would send an invoice to a client and the client would send you a check upon receipt. But in reality, it hardly ever works that way. Instead, you send an invoice, and it could be 30, 60 or even 90 days before you get paid, which can make it difficult […]

How to Start The Payroll Factoring Process

You’ve completed a TemPay application for temporary payroll factoring, been approved, and are ready to begin your funding relationship with TemPay. Now what? Here are the 3 steps to get your company ready for your initial payroll funding: TemPay’s processing department will advise you on our process and procedures and how to send your payroll/billing requirements to […]

Full-service versus money-only payroll factoring

Most factoring companies offer two payroll factoring options: money only and full service. Money-only factoring is strict payroll funding without any additional services. With full-service factoring, the factor provides administrative support, including filing payroll taxes, sending invoices, paying temporary employees and making collections. Both options have their merits, and your choice depends on your staffing […]

Why is payroll factoring an effective form of financing for small businesses?

Payroll factoring is a perfect form of staffing agency finance for small businesses because the process is quick and easy. In payroll factoring, you sell your accounts receivables invoices for a fee to obtain immediate cash. Your clients then pay the factor. This type of staffing agency finance allows you to manage your agency’s cash […]

Limitations of Bank Payroll Funding

When you’re starting a staffing agency, a bank is often the first place that comes to mind when you’re looking for payroll funding. However, just because banks are the traditional means of finance doesn’t mean they are the right option for your business. There are several downsides to bank payroll funding.   It takes time. […]

What to Look for in a Factor

Deciding to pursue temp factoring is the first step, but what should staffing firms, including those who are starting a staffing agency, look for in a factor? Bruce Friedman, Business Services & Outsourcing Partner at BDO, recommends asking peers within the staffing industry for referrals. “Ask around and see if you know somebody who has used the […]

Why staffing agencies struggle with payroll costs

Paying employees regularly, on time, is what allows you to retain a reliable workforce, which keeps your staffing agency in business. Payroll costs take up a high portion of your staffing agency’s total expenses, making effective management of payroll activities even more critical. Here are some of the leading reasons that staffing agencies get into […]

Why is payroll factoring better than a small business credit card?

When your staffing firm has a cash flow issue, it may seem like an easy fix to reach for the plastic. However, there are downsides to using small business credit cards. Credit cards require a great deal of personal management to stay abreast of changing terms, interest rates and even perks. Your business credit card […]

6 questions to ask your payroll factor

Not all payroll factors are the same. Some operate only within specific industries, and the rate advance can vary. When reviewing payroll factoring prospects, ask these six questions to gain valuable information to make an educated decision. 1. How can I be assured my company will receive funds? Your staffing firm needs steady cash flow, […]