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Forrester created a composite organisation, called Acme, to illustrate the quantifiable benefits and costs of investing in Sage People.

Benefit from fast ROI with Sage People

Based on interviews with Sage People customers, Forrester set out the costs and ROI of deploying and using Sage’s HR and People system – revealing payback of investment in 12.5 months.

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Over £1.5m in savings

Acme experienced a three-year risk - adjusted saving, totalling £1,510,823

62% ROI

Acme experienced a ROI of 62% over three years

£579,000 NPV

Acme experienced a net present value of £579,000

Sage People by the numbers

33% reduction in recruitment time

Acme recruits about 400 candidates annually and saves 4 hours of labor per candidate, resulting in a 33% reduction in time and effort with Sage People.

Admin reduced by 18%

Acme was able to reduce the time spent on repetitive HR admin by 18% annually.

Two full time employees saved

Acme was able to save two full time employees annually, or 10% of HR and Payroll staff by using Sage People’s payroll and compensation capabilities.

Significant financial benefits throughout the employee journey

Forrester created a composite organisation, called Acme, to illustrate the quantifiable benefits and costs of investing in Sage People. Based on characteristics of the interviewed customers and data aggregation, Acme is a global, midsize enterprise with 1,000 employees. Acme experienced significant savings from using Sage People across the following HR and People areas.

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Director of HR at EMEA transportation company

For a mid-market product, Sage People has excellent global reach. We are using Sage People in the 16 countries we have employees. Having current exchange rates and leave and absence management policies for each country is very helpful.

About Forrester and the report

A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Sage People uses a robust Total Economic Impact™ methodology to set out the costs and ROI of deploying and using Sage People.

The Total Economic Impact™ Of Sage People revealed a range of benefits that conclusively outweigh the costs of using Sage People over three years.

The findings and metrics are based on in-depth interviews with a number of Sage People customers, which were applied to a composite organization, Acme, to illustrate the benefits and investments.