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
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    Markets

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

    Supported Languages

    English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    N/A

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Features

    Total features of Branch: 52

    • 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
    • Labor Forecasting
    • Lead Distribution
    • Live Chat Software
    • Maintenance Management Software
    • Messaging
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Location
    • Multi-Physician
    • No-Show Tracking
    • On Call Scheduling
    • Online Benefits Enrollment
    • 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 & Attendance
    • Time Off Management
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Variable Workforce
    • Work Order Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (681)
    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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    Shanice P.
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Best App So Far

    Reviewed on 08/05/2022

    I loved the app it gave me peace of mind on payday knowing that I was able to borrow as much of my...

    I loved the app it gave me peace of mind on payday knowing that I was able to borrow as much of my paycheck before hand saved my life .

    Pros

    I like that in able to borrow money before I get my pay check through my employer. the fact they give you other saving options outside of your company as well.

    Cons

    I dont like the fact that you can only use the service if its offered through your employer of I could use this with any job it would be great.

    Swati R.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Efficient and free service to stay connected with employees.

    Reviewed on 08/06/2022

    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.

    Melissa T.
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    • Industry: Supermarkets
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

    Last resort banking app

    Reviewed on 25/03/2021

    When i needed help, Branch actually helped. If you were given key information before having to make...

    When i needed help, Branch actually helped. If you were given key information before having to make a choice & terms weren't so high & constantly changing it wouldn't be such a bad banking app.

    Pros

    I was in a pinch & just needed a little financial help to get me through until payday & luckily the branch app came through. I was approved a day or so after applying & after they confirmed my employment & banking status.

    Cons

    The approved pay advance you'd be offered wasn't always the same & sometimes it was nothing at all even. While they kept up-to-date with each account they hold back key info people needing an advance would need to make their decision.

    Tiffany G.
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Love the hole app

    Reviewed on 18/04/2022

    Pros

    This app is great I use it as my personal bank and have my payroll check deposited into this account and I have had no issues whatsoever and the instant cash advance is wonderful feature to have love it

    Cons

    There isnt anything to say bad about this app it's Great all the way around

    April D.
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    • Industry: Human Resources
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Great app

    Reviewed on 05/02/2022

    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

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    Branch FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Branch.

    Branch offers the following pricing plans:

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    • 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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