SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unum and Flock today announced a partnership between the two companies that provides small to midsize businesses, and their health insurance brokers, access to Unum's plans on Flock's full suite of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Benefits Administration platform.
Flock's HRIS suite, which includes onboarding, document management, employee engagement, time-off tracking, and off-boarding is available for free to all Unum clients. Flock's Benefits Administration suite, which includes benefits administration, employee & manager self-service, ACA compliance, and broker portal are being offered at a nominal charge, and include integration with many Unum products and rate tables making benefits enrollment easier and simpler for employees.
The collaboration between the two companies will deliver solutions that ease the administrative and compliance burdens faced by small and midsize employers.
Brokers now have a modern technology tool to help them solve employer pain points and better fulfill their role as an employer's trusted advisor. Unum and Flock are collaborating to equip brokers with compliance tools that can be used by their clients. The Flock Benefits Administration suite includes a broker portal that allows brokers to assist employers with vital compliance requirements such as ACA filing. Under this agreement, employers who select the Benefits Administration tools will have access to Flock's ACA filing features included at no additional charge.
"We're excited to have Unum as a partner in ensuring that employers get access to a new generation of Human Resources and Benefits Administration tools, and the ability to work the brokers who have been their valuable trusted advisors" said Raj Singh, CEO of Flock.
"This collaboration is very valuable to our small and mid-size business clients" said Krista Manning, Assistant Vice President of Digital Channel at Unum. "The HR and Benefits Administration technology market has expanded rapidly, and we want to make sure that our broker partners and clients have access to all our benefits and services in an easy, simple, paperless way. Flock's platform enables seamless data flow between our systems and our broker partners and their clients'."
Flock is an all-in-one software platform to manage HR, Benefits, and Compliance. No paper, no headaches. Flock provides a paperless and automated system for the painful, but very important administrative tasks required to onboard and continuously manage employees. The platform limits risks and liability; and we make it easier for HR and health insurance brokers/agents alike to be the strategic drivers and champions for their business counterparts. For more information, say hello at: www.helloflock.com
Unum is a leading provider of financial protection benefits through the workplace. The disability insurance leader in the U.S. for 39 years, Unum's portfolio of financial protection products also includes life, accident and critical illness, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. In 2015, Unum paid $5.8 billion in benefits to more than 563,000 individuals and their families.