Get up and running

  • 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

Manage your people

  • Maintain and access all employee information in one place
  • Store records of employee development, training and qualifications
  • Keep track of employee attendance, absence and holidays
  • Manage employee performance, appraisals, disciplinaries and targets
  • Quickly and easily create and delete employee records

Manage your compliance

Automatically generate statements of employment, and receive notifications when they need to change
Comply with legal requirements by storing documents such as work permits, right to work, checks by the Criminal Record Bureau and Independent Safeguarding Authority, and written statements of employment
Record employee checks such as CRB and ISA
Record work permit and HGV licence dates to ensure employees are eligible to work

Manage holidays

  • Automatically calculate how much leave each employee is entitled to in any given year
  • Create a holiday profile for each employee, allowing you to track holidays taken and booked
  • Record holidays in hours as well as days, to keep more accurate records about your employees’ absence
  • Record authorised and unauthorised holidays
  • Plan ahead to make sure you have sufficient staff available at all times
  • Reporting features help you identify trends and patterns, and calculate the cost of absence to your business

Record your key documents

  • Manage performance and appraisals
  • Record and maintain all necessary supporting evidence when dealing with disciplinary issues
  • Manage performance of staff to support development and rewards
  • Set target for achievement to improve quality of work
  • Attach key documents to employee records

Manage training

  • Store qualifications and expiry dates for accreditation purposes
  • Ensure that employees have the necessary skills to undertake their work
  • Monitor costs and attendance rates for training courses
  • Manage personal development plans

Quick and easy reporting

  • Quickly report on all your HR needs, including: employee records, holidays, absence
  • Batch reporting – save reports under a group name and print off as a batch
  • Create comprehensive reports to look at trends in turnover, absence and holidays
  • Protect reports with passwords so that personal information remains secure

Manage your company

  • Keep your business structure up-to-date with details of locations, departments, costs centres and working patterns
  • Identify the resources and people you have working in each area of your business
  • Set different access levels to keep information confidential
  • Password protect employee data
  • Customise the way you view your HR software
  • Use the calendar to remind you of important events, such as legislation change and interviews

Customise your software

  • Customise your screen to view information that is relevant to you and your business
  • Change the way that you view Sage 50 HR with customisable screens
  • Tailor Sage 50 HR to record information that is important to your business such as industry-specific registrations
  • Create your own default events to ensure that essential tasks get carried out and you never miss a key date or deadline

Recommended technical requirements for Sage 50 HR

General technical requirements
  • 10Gb free disk
  • 2Ghz processor or higher
  • 1Gbps network
  • 1Gb RAM
  • Operating System
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