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HR management software to help you grow

Keep your team productive and engaged with HR software and tools that help you attract and retain the best talent, manage and engage your people.

HR software key features

HR software, also known as HR management software, provides businesses with the toolkit to manage employee related tasks. 

Create HR reports

Use reports to empower your business to make impactful decisions backed by accurate data.

Automated surveys

Our HR software allows you to create and schedule automated surveys to get feedback from employees.

Access our HR software anytime, anywhere

Mobile apps enable both managers and employees to access and self-serve whenever they need to.

Streamline HR tasks

Your HR team can streamline their processes to keep on top of everyday tasks. Our HR software helps Canadian businesses keep up with compliance and save hours on admin.

Manage employee performance

Give your employees the chance to thrive in your business, with a full view of productivity and development opportunities.

Make informed business decisions

Customizable reports with filters and data-rich company graphs allow you to access insights to make informed business decisions.

An intuitive way to manage time and performance

Our HR management systems help cut down on time spent on processes, giving you more flexibility to create a positive work environment, and maximize your employees' potential. Keep track of random time off and shift change requests hassle-free.

  • Identify opportunities for resources and new hires.
  • Review attendance and absence stats.
  • Keep track of staff performance.

Improved performance management

Give your employees the chance to thrive in your business, with a full view of productivity and development opportunities within your team.

  • Manage goals, training, and objectives to help grow their skills.
  • Schedule meetings without the back and forth.
  • Find, hire, and reward the right talent.

Automatic delivery of high-quality payslips

Employees can check pay slips as soon as they’re published and review historical pay slips with our online HR software. Empower employees to self-serve and view pay slips and T4s online and on their phone.

Help your staff thrive with HR software solutions

Sage Business Cloud

Sage HR

Solve your HR challenges. Onboard your employees, automate your HR process and get meaningful insights.

  • Achieve full visibility of your remote workforce, with an online employee database that’s your single source of truth.
  • Give your employees instant and remote self-service access to everything they need, such as payslips, company policies, updates, absence to leave requests, schedules, and more.
  • Enable your people to request leave, check vacation balance and see who’s away, any time, anywhere.
  • Share goals and priorities to unite team efforts while you can’t be in the office. Align with your company vision, and keep track of progress.
  • Easily handle receipts without unnecessary trips to the office - employees submit expenses simply by photographing the receipt directly from the mobile app.
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Sage Business Cloud

Sage People

Transform how you manage and engage your workforce with our global cloud HR and People management solution

  • Increase team efficiency and productivity through the automation of key tasks and workflow
  • Empower teams to do their best work, by providing tailored and meaningful experiences that matter
  • Get instant workforce visibility and actionable insights, from a single source of truth
  • Engage your workforce via a tailored and branded self-service portal
  • Benefit from unparalleled reliability and security, while meeting global and local compliance requirements
  • Stay compliant with secure Canadian data residency


A complete on-premise human resource management solution that will help you maximize every dollar you invest in your employees.

  • Manage time and attendance
  • Go paperless
  • Manage your employee benefits
  • Make smarter decisions about your people
  • Use powerful HR add-ons

HR software FAQs

HR Software, also known as HR management software, is designed to help businesses manage and optimize all HR- and people-related tasks. This can include management of your staff and contractors by bringing all records together in one place.

HR software allows you to streamline some processes and automate others, giving your team the ability to manage time and resources more efficiently. Get notifications, approve requests, and access data anytime, from anywhere in just a few clicks.

HR software resources can cover a vast range of features and tools, including :

  • Managing staff personal details
  • Managing absences including holidays, sickness, parental leave and other absences
  • Staff performance
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Documentation such as staff handbooks and business policies
  • Working patterns and shift scheduling
  • Timesheet submission and management
  • Recruitment and staff onboarding
  • Company announcements to staff
  • Staff surveys
  • Clock-in and clock-out
  • Expense management
  • Tracking equipment loans such as computers and cell phones
  • Reports for HR and line managers
  • Information for enrolment and recruitment
  • eSignature for electronic document signing
  • Org charts to view and edit company structure
  • Mobile apps for self-service

HR software resources built by Sage can help make your business flow. Human resources software frees up time, money, and resources so that your team can focus on what they do best – creating a better, balanced, and engaging work environment. Sage HR software is flexible and can be customized for your business size and needs, especially as your team grows.

Whether you need to oversee your employees across multiple countries and locations, manage employee information, or oversee reports to keep you in the loop, Sage helps you do it all.

People are at the heart of every successful business, and with the right tools and processes in place, you can take your organization to the next level. Easily manage employee data and contracts, support staff development, and keep your people engaged. Generate detailed, custom reports with just a few clicks, source the best talent, and make sure the needs of your business and your staff are always met.

Human resources software is suitable for any business that employs staff, or has a growing team. Sage HR is ideal for both small-and medium-sized businesses with up to 250 employees, as well as those with more complex business and HR reporting needs. This might also include businesses which have recently grown, or are continuing to recruit new talent. Sage HR is modular and customizable, allowing you to choose the features you need and set up processes specific to your business. HR software resources will help you keep on top of admin for your team, no matter how big or small.

Sage People is ideal for mid-sized, global or multi-locational organizations. It enables organizations to transform the way that they attract, manage, engage, and retain people, wherever they are. Sage People is highly flexible and pricing depends on the number of employees, functionality, configuration, and other factors.

Sage HR software resources are easy to use, flexible, and allow you to access your data anywhere, anytime.

HR software can help your business in several ways :

  • Reduces admin for HR managers and teams by streamlining all processes, from booking and approving holidays to performance reviews.
  • Improves staff engagement with surveys and announcements.
  • Helps you make better decisions with reports on metrics such as staff absence, performance, and employee retention.
  • Provides better data and CRA compliance by allowing you to manage and store personal data in one place with secure, controlled access.
  • Keeps all your policies in one place up to date, ensuring all staff have access to the latest versions.
  • Helps you recruit, onboard, and develop talent to give employees the skillsets to progress and help your business grow.

"The more we do with Sage People, the more strategic the HR team can be to the business and help achieve our ambitious growth aspirations."

Lee Shaw
Head of HR Service and Delivery, Shawbrook Bank

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