Compliance Made Easy®

For 25 years, First Reference has helped Canadian businesses and non-profits to comply with payroll and employment law and to create and update policy manuals for HR, IT and accessibility essential for duty of care obligations.

Policy Management

PolicyPro® provides quick and easy access to hundreds of sample policies, forms and checklists in addition to the cloud platform that automates policy creation, distribution, sign-off and reporting.

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HR Compliance

The Human Resources Advisor™ offers clear, current and comprehensive HR and payroll compliance and best practice coverage, hundreds of crucial government and HR forms and much more.

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Payroll Administration

PaySource® offers all the information and guidance you need as a payroll professional to understand and manage compliance with hundreds of federal and provincial regulatory requirements.

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Internal Controls

Finance & Accounting offers sample policies cross-referenced to COSO and PEG. Information Technology has policies built upon ITCG and COBIT. Not-for-Profit includes policies, forms and checklists on the essential issues.

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What our clients say ...

The Human Resources Advisor is "an excellent reference tool" in both its print and digital versions. Without a dedicated human resources person, she "loves having something onsite that she can use...to help her with day-to-day problems that may arise."

~ Darlene Belliveau of Alpha Court Community Mental Health & Addiction Services.
Thunder Bay, Ontario