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Grow your small business with HR software from Sage

Effective management of the people in your company is crucial for success; using HR software can take the burden out of HR.

Importance of HR for small businesses

Human resources helps businesses hire the strongest talent and manage staff development so that your team is the strongest it can be. It will also offer more insight into your business and foster a positive company culture, as it shows your staff the commitment you have towards them. With innovative software solutions from Sage, setting up and managing HR processes has never been easier.

Develop staff to help your business grow

As a small business, you may struggle to compete with much larger organisations when it comes to attracting the top employees. Therefore, you may have to rely on developing your existing staff. Using HR software to set objectives and monitor performance as well as manage development plans and training can help you close the gap on larger companies. A workforce that has improved their skills will help you perform better and increase profits.

Managing the financial side

There’s no denying that investing in your staff can help you grow your business, retain staff and reduce costly recruitment processes. If you don’t show effective leadership, you’ll have demotivated staff that are less productive. HR software for small businesses can help reduce the time required for effective people management, particularly when it comes to the administration side. Furthermore, the right systems will provide you with access to legal information, helping you stay compliant and avoid potential legal fees.

Benefits of using HR software for small business

Utilising HR systems helps to streamline your human resources processes and lets you focus on what’s most important to you - sustainably growing your company. Sage HR allows you to track, manage and engage your employees and gives you access to people data to inform business decisions. 

Stay up-to-date and organised

You to have all information easily available to you in one place. Quickly access the latest information on your employee performance and the legislation relevant to you.

Intuitive reporting

Using HR software helps you save significant amounts of time as it puts together and analyses reports automatically for you, giving you actionable insights. 

Identify and develop top talent

Step up your people management - track your employees’ achievements and provide them the incentives and encouragement to go the extra mile.

Access expert advice

Human resources software from Sage grants you access to an extensive library of guides and a selection of experts to help you get the most out of your HR tools.

Stay on top of attendance

Monitor staff illness and manage holidays effectively to ensure you don’t end up understaffed.

Our best HR management software for small businesses

Sage HR

Ideal for up to 250 employees

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

  • Simplified 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 

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