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Sage Premier Payroll & HR

Reduce complexity and streamline your business, with real-time business insights.

Sage Premier HR and Payroll delivers a user-friendly design and real-time functionality

A popular solution for medium-sized businesses, Sage Premier Payroll & HR is user-friendly and provides real-time functionality and insights. This business solution reduces complexity, maintain compliance with the latest legislative regulations and gives you piece of mind by ensuring your calculations are accurate and up to date.

Sage Premier Payroll & HR gives you a spread of essential payroll features that allow you to add a range of HR modules to build a powerful process-driven application that has rich capabilities that allows you to:

  • Have an unlimited number of employees across multiple companies
  • Write legal, standard and company-specific reports using the report writing tool
  • A systematic HR approach 
  • Streamline HR processes with paperless employee tools
  • Pay employees in other African countries

Your HR and payroll department will value the high efficiency security and wide range of smart tools that this business solution has to offer. Our system also assists municipalities to become mSCOA compliant.

Find the right cloud payroll & HR software for your business

DID YOU KNOW: 70% of payroll & HR professionals plan to switch from manual systems to cloud software in the next year.

Key Features

Sage Premier is a Payroll & HR solution that offers a variety of add-on modules to best suit your business

Premier HR

Put your people in charge by allowing them to manage the HR responsibilities of your business in a logical manor. Premier HR is an integrated and streamlined extension of Premier Payroll.

Premier Employee Self-Service

Simplify leave processing with premier employee self-service (ESS). Empower your staff, with this by allowing them to update their personal details, apply for leave, submit claims and view their payslips and IRP5’s online from anywhere, at any time.

Intelligence Reporting

Sage Intelligence reporting which plugs into your Premier Payroll package, provides you with the insights you need to be able to interpret the data that is most important to your business, allowing you to make real-time decisions.

Leave Management Module

Allows you to manage leave administration within the framework of the Basic Conditions of Employee Act (BCEA) and enforce company-specific leave policies. This module is fully integrated with existing payroll fields to eliminate double entries.

Employment Equity Module

Is embedded in Premier Payroll to give your HR manager immediate, easy-to-use access to accurate employee information and a host of key functions like: disciplinary actions, interviews, training, qualifications, career history, remuneration history and more.

Skills Development Module

Gives you practical tools for managing all aspects of skills development e.g. monitoring planned and attended training as well as direct and indirect training costs.

General Ledger Module

Integrates with Sage Evolution, Sage 300, Sage X3 and other major accounting software suites through direct import configuration.

Job Costing Module

Allows you to allocate labour costs to projects, different departments or business units. This means that if your employees work on more than one project or at more than one site in one pay period, you can allocate their labour costs by hours worked.

Loan Module

Gives you a lending hand in managing and recording loans to staff. Our built-in loan calculator helps you reduce risk by calculating the maximum loan based on employee income and expenditure. Monthly loan statements allow you to manage interest rate changes.

SMART (Payroll Reporting) Module

Offers several generic reports that have been developed over the years to help you turn raw data into intelligent information you need to make the right business decisions.

Infoslips (electronic & mobile payslip) Module

A secure electronic payslip that not only mirrors the paper payslip but offers your employees an interactive compensation statement that shows them all their benefits in an easy-to-read, engaging format.

Sage Premier Payroll & HR solution that is suited for your business

Ease of use

  • Faster, and easier processing through real-time design
  • Mandatory fields that are colour coded, to make it easy to add employees
  • Caters for all bargain councils including MICFA, MTU, MIBFA, MEIBC, MIBCO, BIBC, NBCEI

Intuitive capturing of employee information

  • Link employees to departments, projects, sites, cost centers, etc for costing
  • Make electronic payments to third parties and garnishees 
  • Attach photographs to employee records

The convenience of on-screen payslips

  • Online payslip capturing or bulk input (batch processing)
  • View the payslip in real-time and adjust the net salary while you process
  • Do net-up calculations with dummy payslips

User-friendly reporting

  • Powerful, user-friendly report writing tool and standard industry report templates
  • Legislative reporting required by SARS, the Department of Labour and the SETA’s including EMP201, OID, UIF submissions, EEA2 and EEA4

Manage your employees throughout the employee lifecycle

  • A Process driven system that follows a systematic HR approach 
  • Replace traditional employee files with easy-to-use electronic files that allows for attachments such as ; CV’s, ID’s and certificates
  • Remind employees and managers of important follow-up dates with scheduled, automatic email updates 
  • Conduct gap analyses to help with general HR management
  • Allows managers to access employee records, conduct performance reviews and print HR management reports 
  • Provides you with 100 standard HR reports, including a host of summary, detail, grid analysis, and basic graph reports

For a paperless process that empowers your employees.

Streamline your HR processes with user-friendly tools for your employees to update their personal details, apply for leave, submit claims, overtime and more.

How ESS makes your employees lives easier :

  • Employees can view their leave balances as they appear on the payroll database and apply for leave
  • They can view and update their personal information 
  • They can view historic payslips and IRP5’s
  • Travel reimbursements, subsistence’s and expense claims are automated
  • Capture overtime
  • Do online performance reviews

How ESS makes your HR administrators life easier :

  • Save time on leave capturing and processing
  • Control leave processes in real-time
  • Streamline the leave application process with your company’s leave rules
  • Transactions are automatically updated in your payroll database and can be integrated into your Outlook calendar 
  • Users are authenticated through Active Directory 
  • Special reports make processing and maintenance a breeze

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