About Branch

Branch enables businesses to accelerate payments to their workforce with our comprehensive workforce payments platform.

Companies turn to Branch to empower workers with tools like instant payments, free earned wage access, and cashless tips/mileage reimbursements. As part of our platform, workers receive the Branch Wallet: a digital wallet backed by a fee-free checking account, optional debit card, financial wellness tools, and rewards.

With our holistic pay solutions for both W-2 and 1099 workers, companies can streamline processes, reduce costs, and increase talent retention.

Over 500 industry leading organizations trust Branch for their workforce payments. Customers like Jimmy John’s, Uber Freight, and Kelly experience greater efficiency, worker loyalty and retention by implementing our solutions.

Want to join their ranks? See what Branch can do for you by requesting a demo.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Branch

  • Earned wage access - With EWA, workers can access up to 50% of their earned wages when necessary.

  • Branch Card - A fee-free debit card—and digital banking experience—your employees can start using on day one.

  • 1099 Contractor Payments - Instantly send cashless tips, mileage reimbursements, or other one-off payments to employees after each shift.

  • Cashless Tips & Mileage - Pay independent contractors as soon as the job is done
  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Ireland , United States

    Supported Languages

    English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese , Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    Not provided by vendor

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

    Top 5 alternatives to Branch

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    Features

    Total features of Branch: 48

    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Automated Scheduling
    • Benefits Management
    • Biometric Recognition
    • Bonus Management
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Calendar Management
    • Commission Management
    • Compensation Management Software
    • Compensation Statements
    • Contractor Management Software
    • Data Import/Export
    • Employee Benefits Administration
    • Employee Reward Programs
    • Employee Time Tracking
    • Facility Scheduling
    • Faculty/Staff Management
    • Group Scheduling
    • Incentive Management
    • Lead Distribution
    • Live Chat Software
    • Messaging
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Location
    • Multi-Physician
    • No-Show Tracking
    • On Call Scheduling
    • Online Booking
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Payroll Management
    • Physician Scheduling
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Schedule Distribution
    • Scheduling Software
    • Self Service Portal
    • Shift Swapping
    • Skills Tracking
    • Task Management Software
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time Off Management
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Variable Workforce
    • Work Order Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (686)
    Value for Money
    4.6/5
    Features
    4.5/5
    Ease of Use
    4.6/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.5/5

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    Opeyemi
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    • Industry: Human Resources
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    branch messenger review

    Reviewed on 2018-12-18

    Pros

    The update interval for this app is way frequent and actually fixes things. I work with a bunch of friends and with branch messenger, it is much easier to schedule and update our calendar to our taste. Effectiveness has never been this easy and cheap as now, there is no need to have a squabble with anyone over who was meant to do what and at what time, they all constantly get reminded and everyone gets on easy. The upcoming schedule notification is great, the chatroom is just right for sharing information and the news feed is perfect for broadcast messages.

    Cons

    Branch simply glitches and that's just about everything i hate about it. Sometimes when trying to make a post, branch puts you off with a response about how your post can not be published at the moment, then, you make the post again in an effort to get your aim achieved and then voila, you've got duplicate posts to your name. This is something that needs to be fixed asap.

    April
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    • Industry: Human Resources
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Great app

    Reviewed on 2022-02-05

    My overall experience with this has been wonderful and I love it

    My overall experience with this has been wonderful and I love it

    Pros

    I love the fact that I can add other accounts to this software and that it always easy to use

    Cons

    There not a thing I don’t like about this software becuz it has gotten best with time

    Nitya
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Payroll Management has been a breeze with Branch

    Reviewed on 2022-08-06

    Pros

    In order to improve financial wellness, Branch offer an innovative platform. There was no problem with the onboarding process and the user experience has been excellent so far. Branch allow me to take out money before I receive my Salary.

    Cons

    In my experience with Branch so far hasn’t let me to dislike anything about it, so far.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Insurance Software
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Branch is life!!!

    Reviewed on 2022-08-05

    Pros

    Integration of systems was super easy and helpful process. I recommend anyone to use this software.

    Cons

    Not much. Software is user friendly and I’d recommend it.

    Swati
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Efficient and free service to stay connected with employees.

    Reviewed on 2022-06-08

    My overall experience with Branch has been phenomenal. The UI is simple and easy to use, high...

    My overall experience with Branch has been phenomenal. The UI is simple and easy to use, high adoption rates throughout my team. Branch is better than other HRMS tools because its seamless integration allows even non tech savvy people to easily use the mobile application.

    Pros

    I found Branch to be very useful while managing field staff. and their requirements. From tracking their working hours, payroll and leaves, Branch's features also let employees ask for advances by linking their bank accounts with the system and choose repayment method too.

    Cons

    When employees are working in remote areas, and there are network issues then there are glitches in receiving messages as they utilize mobile data and not the network's SMS service.

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    Branch FAQs

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    Branch offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from:
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    A free plan is available, for an unlimited number of employees & managers. Quotes for Enterprise plans, which offer additional features, are available on request.

    Branch has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

    Branch supports the following languages:

    English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

    Branch supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Branch integrates with the following applications:

    ADP Workforce Now, UKG Ready, Workday HCM

    Branch offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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