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HR agility. The new business advantage

59% of HR leaders now feel they're playing a more influential role. Are you? Discover how HR agility is the new business advantage in the changing world of work.

HR in the moment: The accelerated digital transformation

We surveyed 1,500+ c-suite executives, HR leaders and employees to understand how recent changes have impacted the role, expectations and perceptions of HR - with intriguing results. 

HR: 'We are leading the charge'

65% of HR leaders say their teams played a vital role in the pandemic, driving change, enabling remote working, and supporting wellbeing.

The c-suite: 'Changes in HR have accelerated'

87% of c-suite executives say the pandemic accelerated changes in HR, with HR increasing influence and visibility - but half feel this is only temporary.

Employees: 'HR has become more people-focused'

60% of employees noticed changes in HR's role, such as being more strategic and people-focused.

The great digital acceleration

59% of HR leaders and c-suite execs say HR is even more focused on digital transformation - but there is a lack of confidence about HR skillsets.

Research report: How have recent events impacted the HR landscape?

72% of HR leaders say the recent crisis has helped them demonstrate their value - however 57% of c-suite leaders still see HR as purely an admin function.

This was just one of the key findings in our first research report in the ‘HR in the moment’ series. Download the research to get a 360-degree view of HR in today’s rapidly changing world of work.

HR is leading change

HR has become more influential but at the expense of a bigger workload. Get the key stats from our research report today.
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Take care of all your HR and People needs with one of our HR solutions. Nurture talent, encourage collaboration, and engage your workforce with Sage. 

Sage HR

Ideal for up to 250 employees

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For small to medium sized businesses that want a modular HR system that will simplify processes across the end-to-end employment journey

  • Affordable end-to-end HR system that’s easy to administrate
  • Core HR and leave management with additional modules for performance, timesheets, shift scheduling, recruitment and expenses
  • Modular design, pricing and setup
  • Ready to go out of the box, no implementation required
  • Establish a single source of truth for all your employee data
  • Automate people processes to reduce admin and improve productivity
  • Easy to navigate employee self-serve for better employee experience

Sage People

Ideal for 200+ employees

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For medium sized businesses that want to manage global or multi-locational teams from a single, scalable cloud system

  • Highly configurable HR and people solution managed by your HR team
  • Core HR, attendance and leave, performance and talent management, compensation management with additional recruitment module available
  • Built on Salesforce, an enterprise grade platform
  • Team of implementation experts to get maximum value, followed by a dedicated Customer Success Manager
  • Meet multi-national, multi-currency and multi-locational employee requirements
  • Advanced workflows and configurable reporting to meet specific business requirements
  • Customisable branding and content per business area for personalised employee self-serve

Exclusive HR insights at your fingertips

Advice, guidance and tangible next steps for HR and People leaders navigating today's rapidly changing world of work.

The changing face of HR

Changes in the way organisations operate, work, and manage their people are occurring. Learn how to transform HR from a process focused function to a people driven business.

Leading HR into the future

If the data is clear on anything, it’s that the HR function must be prepared for change. See how the role of HR is shifting and what are the new skills required to lead your team today, and in the future.

The People team of tomorrow

Gain insights into the four crucial HR skillsets needed for tomorrow and how to prepare your teams today.

Business resilience: How HR leaders can empower change

Discover the eight essential ways HR and People leaders can lead with business agility, and build resilience in organisations today.

4 ways HR can drive agile ways of working

See how HR and People leaders can drive agile ways of working to achieve success during times of rapid change.