The Ranch

A popular children summer camp and a sports and leisure destination for the rest of the year

The company

The Ranch is a popular children summer camp and a sports and leisure destination for the rest of the year. It provides high quality services and innovative activities to eco-friendly sports and accommodation facilities, within a framework of encouragement and acceptance enhancing personal growth.

Business Challenge

The Ranch asked for a modern, flexible payroll solution, in order to fully automate the complex payroll calculations, due to the varying demands of the company’s seasonal activity. The Ranch wanted to ensure:


  • Trusted payroll calculation for every business activity, any employment status and any payroll case
  • Reduction of payroll calculation time 
  • Zero calculation errors
  • Full compliance with the often changing labor and insurance legislation
  • Easy and safe link to public organizations’ websites 
  • Extended customization capabilities 
  • Scalability and flexibility

The solution

After conducting a market survey, the Ranch chose Data Communication, Microsoft Gold Partner, based on its extensive experience in implementing Payroll Management projects in organizations with special needs. Premium HRM-Payroll management was adopted due to its capability to deal with any employment status and any payment system. The solution’s flexibility and extended customization capabilities were also taken into account. The following were deployed:


  • Database customization according to the rules and business procedures of The Ranch
  • Bulk employee & payroll data migration either through asci files or through timing system 
  • 100% automation of all payroll processes, regarding any payment type and employment status 
  • Creation of bank files, communication with all Greek banks 
  • Direct link and automated submissions to all public insurance organizations websites 
  • Official reports and automatic submissions to the websites of all tax and labor supervising authorities 
  • Reliable security system, in compliance with GDPR | Multiple access levels per user and advanced encryption methods
  • Customized reporting


After the project has been successfully delivered, the Ranch benefits from:


  • Mass, easy and fast payroll management for temporary and seasonal staff, shifts and re-hiring
  • Comprehensive insight for all decision makers in relation to employee and payroll data
  • Reduction of payroll management time permitting, thus, the staff of accounting department to focus on more critical issues  
  • History  across all company data, per employee, fiscal year  and salary period
  • Reliable security system 
  • Warranty for upgraded versions and instant compliance to Greek tax and labor laws
  • Award-winning, 24x7, customer care service  (Data Communication's Customer Care 360˚)


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