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Sage 50 HR

Sage 50 HR lets you keep track of your employee information, such as personal details, holidays, and employee performance. Stay compliant by keeping track of employees’ right to work, CRB checks, and employment contracts. Make sense of employment law with our online HR Advice service, free for one year.

Easy setup and installation

  • Transferring files from your current format into Sage 50 HR has never been easier.
  • Our setup wizard will walk you through everything you need to know to get your software up and running in five simple steps.
  • Planning for the future? Our software has been specifically designed to work on both 32 but and 64 bit operating systems.
  • Using Sage 50 Payroll? Why not transfer all your employees' data directly into Sage 50 HR?

Securely store and access employee information

  • Bring all of your paper, Word and Excel based information together in one place.
  • Access employee data quickly and securely, giving you peace of mind that all your information is safe.
  • Upload existing employee information such as images, documents, PDF files and more, creating an easy to use environment for any level of user.
  • Individual access preference settings allow you to control and manage sensitive employee data.

Staff training and development management

  • Monitor, identify and reward employees that excel within your business.
  • Track individual employee progress and identify areas for development.
  • Set objectives for each employee and track their progress throughout their careers.
  • Get the best out of your employees by storing one-to-ones, reviews, appraisals and disciplinary meetings.
  • Measure employee effectiveness and efficiency, highlighting areas for commendation or improvement.

Manage absence and holidays

  • Absence and holidays can cause havoc with your business plan; use Sage 50 HR to monitor staff levels and keep your operations on track.
  • Calendar and event management tools help you cover planned holidays and absence.
  • Manage individual holiday profiles for employees, allowing you to see entitlements at a glance.
  • Specific reporting tools allow you to easily see holidays, maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave, sickness, authorised and unauthorised leave.

Comply with UK employment law

  • Store all of your past and present employee information in one secure place.
  • Attach legal documents to individual employee files including work permits, right to work forms, criminal record bureau checks and safeguarding authority checks.
  • Automatically create written statements of employment (a requirement for full and part-time employees within two months of employment).
  • Alerts to remind you to renew essential documents such as CRB and ISA checks.

Recommended technical requirements for Sage 50 HR

General technical requirements

  • Quick and simple installation and setup process
  • Free Sage Cover support included for one year (telephone, email, and online support)
  • Free online HR advice included for one year
  • Import or export your employee details from Sage 50 Payroll
  • Mail merge or email your employees with Microsoft Office integration

Operating system

All 32-bit and 64-bit variants of the below operating systems with the latest Microsoft updates and service packs.

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003