Ignite – A leading cloud-based payroll management software in Hong Kong and Asia

BoardRoom is an award-winning payroll software and services provider in Hong Kong. We ensure your company operates at maximum efficiency by streamlining your company’s payroll processes with our next-generation integrated payroll software and management system – Ignite.

Ignite is a robust and feature-rich payroll software system that was developed with companies’ business growth in mind. With our leading payroll system, you will be able to solely focus on expanding your business while eliminating the tedious HR tasks.

Comprehensive and All-Inclusive Cloud-based HRMS Payroll Management Solution

Ignite offers five major payroll modules – Leave, Claims, Time & Attendance, Personnel, and Payroll – to businesses in Hong Kong and Asia. Our payroll system can be accessed on the go on the mobile app. This allows you and your employees to have the flexibility to access payslips, leave and claims application and other important documents.

We understand that every business has a different standard and approach towards payroll. Our customised payroll management system can help solve these differences, by offering personalised solutions which best fit your business needs.

Our HR & Payroll software provides all the essential tools needed to empower your employees and relieve administrative tasks, which in turn helps increase productivity in human resource management.

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Employee Hub

A self-service portal with an intuitive multi-lingual user experience and automatic workflows reducing payroll administrative burden. It has a built-in instant notification system to keep your employees up-to-date.

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Payroll Management

A complete HRMS solution with multi-country statutory support, automating the entire payroll process and eliminating the need for manual payroll calculation, increasing efficiency and accuracy.

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Made for Mobility

Helping your company stay connected 24/7 with our intuitive mobile app. Cloud-based online payroll solution for instant access to payslips, claims and leave application.

All the modules you need to run your business your way

Our all-in-one HR & Payroll platform delivers everything you need to empower your employees, reduce administrative burden and ultimately increase productivity in human resource management.

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Partner with award-winning payroll specialists

We were proud to be named Best HR Tech – Outsourcing Solution (Gold) at HRM Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2022.

This award reinforces our team’s commitment to deliver consistent, high-quality payroll solutions to support our clients, while they expand their footprint locally and globally. And it affirms our position as one of the most trusted providers of payroll services in Hong Kong and across the Asia-Pacific region.

Why Ignite Payroll Software is the right solution for your business?

Managing payroll calculations and salary disbursements can be a costly and labour-intensive task, especially when dealing with multiple jurisdictions that have complex payroll statutory compliance. However, with BoardRoom’s comprehensive software – Ignite, you can streamline your payroll efficiency and eliminate the need for having multiple payroll systems for different countries and regions. This helps free up your HR resources, allowing them to work on the strategic core business rather than operational management tasks, no matter where you are based in the Asia-Pacific Region.

With Ignite payroll system, you’ll get:


True Multi-Country Payroll Processing

Ignite HRMS system offers true multi-country payroll processing ensuring full statutory compliance with local legislation in 10 countries & regions across Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines & Thailand).


Intuitive Mobile Application Built for Mobility

Ignite payroll software comes with an intuitive mobile application designed for mobility for your employees to stay connected 24/7, with instant access to their payslips, claims and leave applications, anytime, anywhere. Managers can also easily manage outstanding approvals, all at their fingertips.


Full suite of Convenient Self-Managed Features

Ignite HRMS System features 5 core HR modules, Leave, Claims, Time & Attendance, Personnel & Payroll, each specifically designed to carry out standard HR tasks without draining resources from your team.

Ignite All-in-one Payroll Services HRMS

The Ignite payroll system is specifically designed to enhance productivity and simplify your HR & payroll processing. With Ignite, you can easily automate manual processes like payslip generation and year-end reporting, automated calculation of employees’ bonuses, expenses, holiday pay, and gaining valuable insights directly from its real-time reporting capabilities.

01 Ignite Payroll Management System Features

BoardRoom’s feature-rich Ignite payroll software will help simplify the payroll process through seamless integration, ensuring everything is compliant to the local rules and regulations in Hong Kong. Furthermore, Ignite payroll system is supported by ISO27001 certified data centres and SOC2 cloud hosting. Its services include:

Feature-rich HRMS solution covering multi-country payroll, leave, claims, personnel, time & attendance processing
Compliance assured with local legislation in 10 Asian countries
Comprehensive multi-lingual function that supports 11 different languages
Flexible and intuitive automated leave and payroll processing
Conveniently access payslips, claims, and leave applications on the mobile app 247
Advanced attendance tracking and shift rostering
Specially assigned account manager for communication

Find our more details about our full Ignite payroll system and features.

02 Ignite Setup, Management & Reporting

Our Ignite payroll system setup and onboarding service includes the migration of employees’ data, establishing staff reporting lines, manager approval levels, ensuring statutory compliance requirements, handling expense reports, and pre-approvals for travel. We can also offer our assistance in setting up comprehensive reports to track pay rates, timesheets, overtime data, taxes paid by the employer and employee, and other related aspects.

03 Managed Payroll Processing Service

Our team of highly proficient HR experts can handle all aspects of your payroll processing accurately and on time, from payroll management (both in-cycle and out-of-cycle) to employee leave and entitlements management, across multiple countries and languages.

    • Hong Kong Hong Kong
    • Singapore Singapore
    • Australia Australia
    • China China
    • India India
    • Indonesia Indonesia
    • Japan Japan
    • Macau Macau
    • Malaysia Malaysia
    • Myanmar Myanmar
    • New Zealand New Zealand
    • Philippines Philippines
    • South Korea South Korea
    • Thailand Thailand
    • Taiwan Taiwan
    • UAE UAE
    • Vietnam Vietnam

    04 Local Statutory Compliance and Management

    We ensure the local statutory compliance for our client tax obligations are met by managing all their statutory tax calculations and filings, complying with requirements, and submitting all legal requirements on behalf of our employees. In Hong Kong, this means assisting with MPF and ORSO, filing taxation forms with the Inland Revenue Department, and more.

        Get Your Ignite Trial Today!

        Find out how your company can leverage and benefit from Ignite by arranging a demo with us today. Let us know more about your company and you will be entitled to a free trial of our online payroll software.

        Learn more about our payroll system and get started by contacting our Hong Kong office today. If your company needs further advice or support on payroll processes, we also offer comprehensive payroll services including administration, management, and consulting.


        Get in touch with our payroll solutions expert today!

        Ken wong


        Ken Wong

        Managing Director Asia, Payroll

        Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

        1. What is payroll management software?

        Payroll management software is a solution that allows you to manage your company’s payroll processes easily and efficiently. This includes organising and automating tasks that may normally be time-consuming, such as calculating payslips and wages, tracking employee hours, filing taxes, and storing payment records.

        2. How does payroll management software help my business?

        In short, payroll management software provides a cost-effective and time-saving solution for businesses by cutting down the time and effort needed for various payroll management tasks. It also ensures less chance of human errors when calculating any expenses or salaries by automating the payroll process and doing the calculations for you.

        3. What are the benefits of using Ignite payroll system in Hong Kong?

        Companies in Hong Kong can greatly benefit from using Ignite for payroll processes. This cloud-based payroll software cuts down the resources needed for payroll management, granting businesses more time and effort to spend on other important tasks at hand. By using Ignite payroll system, Hong Kong companies can alleviate the stress of filling out tedious documents such as MPF, ORSO, and taxation forms whilst saving time and reducing errors in calculating salaries and expenses.

        Employees can also directly benefit from the Ignite payroll system via the mobile app, which grants them instant access to important information such as payslips, leave applications, claims, and company updates in real time.

        4. Does BoardRoom offer additional payroll services?

        Yes, BoardRoom offers an array of effective, accurate, and compliant payroll outsourcing services in addition to our Ignite software solution. Our team of experts can assist with payroll administration and management, with services expanding across 19 countries and regions in Asia-Pacific, ensuring your compliance in multiple localities.

        Contact our team today to find out how we can help your business streamline its payroll processes.

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