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Sage 300 People

Sage 300 People comprises an agile, innovative and cost-effective HR solution that effortlessly and powerfully processes HR and payroll functions in your business. Its world-class capabilities include fast and efficient system implementation, security, stability and improved processes, real-time online design for easy monitoring and reduced risk and universal calculation engine for simpler calculations across functions.

Why choose Sage 300 People

Cutting back on risk by reducing errors

Sage 300 People gives you real-time design and easily-monitored processing. The risk of human error is significantly reduced with this high-tech business management solution.

Familiar user interface

Customise every user’s working space as they need it, ensuring that it becomes familiar and easy to use and making for a more efficient environment. The system includes already familiar formats and functionality, but each user’s views can be reordered to suit them.

HR Features

Replace employee files with e-files, and save space in your offices. Provide employees and managers with mobile access to information. Draw reports and send them directly to users from the system

Improved processes on a stable and secure platform

High-tech security ensures your and your users’ data is safe, while our improved processing power means you’re running top-level software. The design of Sage 300 People is complemented by SQL as a unified platform.

Powerful payroll features

Create and experience unlimited companies, hierarchies, users, employees and payment configurations. Get the latest updates in terms of legislated statutes and always stay compliant. Perform a range of calculations to ensure payments are done accurately and more.

Simple implementation through smart design

Custom-built software of this calibre costs far more to build and a much longer time to implement, but Sage 300 People is designed with simplicity, speed, and efficiency in mind. You’ll experience a simple and fast implementation process.


Sage understands the importance of information security in today's digital landscape. Our ISO 27001 certification is a testament to our dedication to safeguarding your data and maintaining the highest standards of information security management.

People ESS adds the following features to Sage 300 People

Take advantage of ESS’s fast and efficient functionality, giving your employees the capabilities to manage much of their own administration, so that HR managers are free to use their time more strategically.

Employees can apply for leave, manage their claims, manage personal details, view and print their payslips, complete performance reviews, start workflows, etc.

Line managers can conduct surveys and performance reviews, schedule tasks, and manage projects.

People HR Features

Manage all stages of the employee lifecycle with the following features :

  • Process-driven modules on Sage 300 People modules follow a systematic HR process
  • Always-available, easy-to-use electronic employee files, to which you can attach documents
  • Give managers and employees access to real-time data simultaneously from a range of different locations
  • Robust reporting interface – email reports directly from the application
  • Managers can access employee records, conduct their employee performance reviews and print reports
  • Manage jobs and positions with the Job Management module – capture all information relating to a specific job
  • Manage employee profiles and all transactions – from disciplinary actions to experience and development path, medical history, etc.
  • Manage Employment Equity and monitor your employment equity targets and goals in relation to actual staff. Print Labour Department-sanctioned reports
  • Manage Learning and Skills Development by defining the critical skills required and monitoring development plans and interventions.
  • Manage employee performance – from defining agreements to conducting performance reviews and updating performance plans.

Payroll features

A boundless system with unlimited companies, hierarchies, employees, pay period configurations and runs ; unlimited definitions for earning, deduction, company contribution, fringe benefit and provision

Regular updates of the latest statutory legislation to ensure consistent compliance, net-up calculations of wages and salaries, net pay-splits between bank accounts, Recall at any time the full history of each period, which are stored separately, Draw single company or multiple company consolidated reports, Precise security up to field level ; user authentication with MS Active Directory and System actions recorded to ensure accurate auditing.

Additional features include :

Payslips :

  • Consolidate multiple payslips per pay period for a single printable payslip
  • Automatically calculate pro-rata earnings and deductions based on start and termination dates
  • Minimum net pay feature
  • Flag payslip lines

Employee management :

  • Create multiple records for a single employee
  • Create new employees (or terminate old ones) with built-in checklists
  • Use the Transfer Wizard to easily move employees between companies, policies

Content management :

  • Attach employee and company documents to any records in the system
  • All uploaded documents are stored in the database to ensure they are secure and backed up

Company management :

  • Create unlimited companies per database
  • Define multiple payment cycles per company
  • View pay periods two years in advance

Remuneration structures :

  • Create default payslip structures for individuals and employee groups with similar payslip setups

Leave management :

  • Manage advance leave
  • Customise the leave function to match your company’s policies
  • Automatically monitor sick leave rule
  • Line managers can have access to all leave management reports, via ESS

Powerful, flexible calculations :

  • Expression Builder allows you to define formulas and sliding scales for any earning structure

Management reporting :

  • Style, print and export reports, for distribution
  • Customise reports for limitless table and chart layouts
  • Export reports to MS Excel, or send as email attachments

Auditing :

  • All system activities are recorded for detailed reporting – what the changes entail, who made them, and old vs new values

Security :

  • Sage 300 People has maximum security and control based on best practice protocols
  • Assign multiple security configurations to multiple users – define who views which data
  • Define security on navigation level, apply password policies, and integrate them with MS Active Directory for single login efficiency
  • Full security audit trail on the system

Sage 300 People African Footprint

Taking our people and HR power into Africa, Sage 300 People is available in 12 African countries. Thanks to strategic relationships with People and Payroll partners within Africa, we’re able to deliver our world-class HR and payroll software solution to the countries listed below, ensuring that we meet both company and legislative requirements within and between these countries.

Our African footprint and Statutory compliance

Sage 300 People is available in the following countries :

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Sage 300 People is statutory compliant in the following countries :

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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