RALEIGH, NC and SALISBURY, UK--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - Patersons HR and Payroll Solutions, a leading global HR and payroll software and services business delivering expert solutions to clients in more than 160 countries, today announced the add-on benefit of a free, year-long subscription to the online CCH Payroll Management Guide. All Patersons' clients that use its full U.S. payroll service are now eligible for this free service.

The CCH Payroll Management Guide provides tools and resources that resolve day-to-day payroll issues and guide companies in effective payroll planning. Providing detailed explanations and analysis, the online resource instructs companies on how to implement proactive, efficient payroll procedures while ensuring compliance with federal, state and local requirements. Developed by CCH, a leading provider of tax, benefits and payroll law information and software, the guide provides practical, decision-making steps for critical issues such as tax withholding and garnishment.

Coming on the heels of Patersons' announcement of the general availability of full U.S. payroll, multi-national organizations seeking to pay U.S. employees now have access to a valuable tool that can help answer questions about complex federal, state and local tax regulations. Combined with Patersons' "one system, one global contract" approach that incorporates all calculations and tax regulatory requirements for each state through its rules engine, Patersons' clients have access to flexible solutions that can be configured to meet the needs of each customer.

Chief Executive Karen Paterson stated, "We regularly examine our products and services to ensure we are delivering the most effective solutions that meet the needs of our customers. With the addition of a free subscription to the well-respected CCH online payroll guide, our customers are receiving time-saving tools and data that will help them make business-critical decisions."

Customers interested in receiving access to the Patersons HR and Payroll Solutions system and the CCH Payroll Management Guide should contact enquiries@patersons.net.

About Patersons HR and Payroll

Headquartered in Salisbury, U.K. with offices in the U.S., central Europe and Asia, Patersons HR and Payroll is a leading global HR and payroll software and services business delivering expert solutions to clients in more than 160 countries. The Company's secure Internet-based software as a service is multi-currency and multi-lingual (covering over 30 languages), features an easy-to-use interface, supports fast implementation times and facilitates integration with existing systems. Patersons HR and Payroll differentiates itself by: one contract, one software solution, one enterprise interface and one cohesive system approach. As a result, Patersons has proved the impossible by being able to run multi-jurisdictional payroll rules for multiple clients on one database and one instance of source code worldwide. More information and contact details can be accessed at www.patersons.net.