Employee benefits consulting firm the Leslie Group is entering into a non-exclusive partnership with Collage Technologies Inc., a platform that helps manage benefits, human resources and payroll.
The partnership will allow the Leslie Group to simplify administrative duties, improve compliance and eliminate redundancies, as well as offering it more insights into data that will help tailor solutions for employer clients, according to a press release.
With the partnership, the group is also acquiring Collage’s benefits brokerage clients, effective retroactively to Sept. 1, 2018.
“At the Leslie Group, we believe that technology is fundamental to our mission to provide the best benefits advice and client experience available to Canadian businesses,” said Shawn Leslie, president and chief executive officer of the organization, in the release. “After surveying the options available it was clear to us that partnering with Collage puts us in the best position to deliver superior value to our clients.”
“This strategic partnership is a significant endorsement of our goal to be the technology that powers leading benefits advisors in Canada,” added Elijah Moore, chief executive officer of Collage. “We are thrilled to be working closely with the Leslie Group to provide more value to Canadian businesses.”