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How to hire and inspire

Put it there—your business is taking off. So how do you know when you’re ready to recruit your first employee? How do you manage the hiring process, choose the right person, and empower them to smash it? With smart technology, expert advice, and award-winning support. And it starts right here.

Sage and Be the Business—partners for performance

We’ve joined forces with Be the Business, an independent, not-for-profit organisation on a mission to help business owners power up performance. Together, we can deliver the expertise, support, and smart software to help start-ups and small businesses own the next level, make the right hires and support their teams to fly.

Hiring your first employees? Bring it on.

Check out our resources, tips and advice to help you nail your people processes, from placing ads and interviewing, to managing performance and supporting your new starters.

How to find and hire the right employee for your business

Ready to hire your first employee? We share some tips to help you along the way and reveal how cloud HR software can help with recruitment.

How to hire employees for the first time

Thinking about hiring your first        employee? Here are five things to consider as you start your business' journey on the road to recruitment.

Setting up payroll: How to get it right first time

Setting up payroll is an important task for businesses to get right. Read this for tips to help you set up your payroll processes correctly.

How to get new employees up to speed at your business

Taking on new employees is an exciting but often daunting experience, so here we share some tips to help you with this important task.

How to support your first employees and help them thrive at your business

Now you've taken on your first employees, discover what you can do to ensure you support them so they can perform at their best.

How to tackle people management processes and support employees

Taking on employees is a huge responsibility. We offer some top tips to help you ensure your people management processes run smoothly.

Your free guide as an employer

Great businesses are powered by great people. Discover how to source the talent that’ll drive you forward, how to motivate and inspire with great onboarding and support, and how technology can help keep your team engaged and hungry to boss your shared goals.

Everyone’s in control with Sage HR and Payroll

If your people feel connected and respected, they’ll thrive—and so will your business. How can you boss it? With simple, smart people and payroll management software that gives everyone that in-control feeling—anytime, anywhere.

Sage Payroll: accurate payroll, total control

  • Pay your people right first time, every time
  • Sort your pay run in just four simple steps
  • Give your employees secure online access to their own payslips and P60s
  • Fully HMRC compliant
  • 24/7 support

Sage HR: your people admin sorted

  • Let your people own their admin: submit leave requests, timesheets, and expenses wherever, whenever
  • Approve leave and see who’s away—anytime, anywhere
  • Set and share schedules, so everyone’s in the loop
  • Enjoy full visibility of your workforce with an online employee database 
  • Keep all your people information secure in one place

Plans to support you and your business

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  • Manage payroll for up to 100 employees
  • Complete a pay run in 4 simple steps
  • Avoid mistakes with fully HMRC compliant solution
  • Enable employees self-serve payslips and P60s in-app
  • Report on and analyse your payroll to make informed decisions
  • Get expert support 24/7, all year round
  • Automatically assess and enrol employees into workplace pensions
  • Collaborate in real-time with your accountant
  • Easily switch to Sage with a simple setup and data import
  • Automatically track your payroll data in Sage Accounting

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