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PayActiv is revolutionising payroll.

Founded in Silicon Valley in 2012, PayActiv is switching things up to give everyday Australians control over when they receive their pay.

We are change-makers dedicated to improving employee financial wellness through innovation and technology.

Waiting for payday is a practice rooted in our existing IT systems, which haven’t been modernised in decades. It hurts businesses because of the reduced financial wellness of employees. In turn, this stress translates into lower productivity, higher turnover and decreased engagement.

PayActiv fix this inefficiency, helping businesses and their workers to break free from inefficient and outdated systems.

Meet the team

Michael McLaughlin
Michael McLaughlin

Michael has over 20 years’ senior management experience in Global Financial Services organizations and major Not for Profit organizations. Michael has also consulted to a number of high profile FinTech companies.

Michael has held senior roles with National Australia Bank, Danske Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Allied Irish Bank in Australia, the UK and Ireland.

He holds a BA (Hons) in Finance, a Masters (MA) Marketing and is a Fellow of the  Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) .

PayActiv is making waves

In just a short time, PayActiv has been awarded for its outstanding contribution to the financial services & HR sectors by leading global industry associations

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