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The all-in-one HR and payroll platform that helps HR professionals at the frontline of this rapidly evolving modern workplace understand and unlock their workforce’s capabilities, aspirations, and potential.

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HR leaders are drawn to the prospect of creating a superior workforce but often overlook the key ingredients. In fact, companies that align talent with business strategy outperform others by 16%, retain 30% more top performers, and see 34% higher employee performance.

Enhancing productivity and developing leaders

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With Natural HR’s talent management functionality, employee’s are presented with a clear picture of their progress, helping to nurture skills and develop rising stars into natural-born leaders, which in turn bolsters the company’s success.

Boost strategic hiring and employee retention

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Natural HR aligns hiring and onboarding with your company’s future vision in a highly competitive market, factoring in long-term goals and the future skills that your employees will need to perform at a high level.

Utilise insight to unlock potential

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With actionable data presented at your fingertips, Natural HR allows employees at every stage of their lifecycle to thrive by anticipating gaps and assessing employee skills to create personalised plans for their continued development.


fewer organisations undertook initiatives to improve retention in a year when 40% furloughed staff, 22% made redundancies and 16% reduced working hours.


of organisations report having developed more talent in-house compared with the previous year. Upskilling existing employees is the most common response to recruitment difficulties.


believe that competition for well-qualified talent has increased over the past year, despite the growth in unemployment during this period, leaving companies with skill gaps.


of organisations did not attempt to recruit at all in the last 12 months, compared with just 4% the year before.

How Natural HR can help

The last 18 months have posed major challenges that saw business and talent strategies put to a rigorous test. As a result, there is a renewed urgency for HR leaders to realign their talent strategy to the wider business goals to factor in changing business dynamics.

With Natural HR, you are equipped with the strategic tools to engage employees, retain talent and provide additional value back to your organisation.

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Help your employees reach their full potential.

All-in-one HR and payroll software for mid-sized or enterprise organisations wanting to better engage, manage and pay their people.

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Allow your employees to thrive

Talent Management

Accelerate employee development and identify your organisation’s rising stars with Natural HR’s succession planning and competency framework.

  • Help your employees to plan their careers with development goals, performance objectives and peer-led feedback requests
  • Gain instant insights to employee performance and identify those that should be developed for leadership positions
  • Anticipate any gaps in leadership and create succession plans across teams and locations

Streamline your recruitment


Speed up your entire recruitment process from creating job adverts and application forms to tracking applicants, managing interviews and analysing hiring costs.

  • Allow candidates to apply directly through an integrated job portal that you can embed on your website or publish your role to job sites such as Indeed
  • Improve the quality of your hires and engage with the best candidates in your talent pool
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues on your hiring strategies
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Drive internal change

Performance Management

Make performance management less of an admin headache and create custom appraisal forms that meet your needs, automate distribution and send out timely reminders.

  • Identify high-performing employees and explore ways to help underperformers improve
  • Send 360 feedback requests to an employee’s colleagues to gauge performance and empower them to do the same for their peers
  • Use the 9-box grid methodology to assess the current performance and potential of your employees

Employee Goals

Allow employees to track their progress against pre-defined goals and monitor their own performance improvements.

People Analytics

Report on all performance management data and identify key trends in your people.

Competency Framework

Assess employee skills and create personalised plans for their continued development.
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8 key questions to ask when choosing HR software.

Choosing the right HR software for your business can feel like a minefield. In this eBook, we take a look at some of the top questions to ask when you’re looking into HR software and why you should be asking them.

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“Natural HR is on my screen from 9 to 5, all day, every day! Basically, everything you need as an HR professional is within the system. It is one of the best decisions we have ever made as a business!”

Chloe Jordan, HR Advisor

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Aligning people and business strategy with a holistic view of talent

In our next HR Expert webinar, James Moore, a Director at Morgan Phillips Talent Consulting, will outline how HR leaders can design and implement high impact talent solutions that enable their wider business strategy to flourish.

How to tackle the skills gap with measurement tools

How to tackle the skills gap with measurement tools

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The upshot of the pandemic gave rise to terms such as the ‘Great Resignation’ or even ‘quiet quitting’, but there is one phenomenon which may have been overlooked by employers: the Skills Gap. In Natural HR’s latest guide, the top 10 HR stats to bring to the board, we discuss the Skills Gap and the measurement tools we can use to address it. What is the skills gap? The Skills Gap refers to the disparity between the skills expected by the employer and the capabilities an employee has. In the current climate, the Skills Gap is at an all-time high:…
Why your team needs a more proactive approach to recruitment in 2023

Why your team needs a more proactive approach to recruitment in 2023

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Why businesses need a more proactive approach to talent acquisition in 2023 The recruitment landscape entered the year in the grip of the so-called ‘Great Resignation’. Businesses began to suffer with shortages of quality candidates and a war for talent ensued. We’re now at a point where this war is over, and the talent has won. The UK unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2022 was 3.6% according to the Office for National Statistics, which is as low as it’s been in recent history. We find ourselves amidst a cost of living crisis and with a surge of more…
Ways to remove unconscious bias from the recruitment process

Ways to remove unconscious bias from the recruitment process

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We need to discuss the elephant in the HR room: unconscious bias. According to research, 79% of HR professionals believe that unconscious bias exists in the recruitment process. But what exactly is this, and how can we ensure it doesn’t sneak into our decision–making when hiring new team members? In short, unconscious bias is a preference or judgement towards something or someone without conscious awareness. In the workplace, this could refer to certain qualities an employee or candidate possesses, or social categories such as race, gender or disability.  The difficulty lies in the concept name. If it’s ‘unconscious’, how are…
Three ways to attract talent in an employee-driven market

Three ways to attract talent in an employee-driven market

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Three ways to attract talent in an employee-driven market With job vacancies still peaking, and not enough talent to fill roles, it's fair to say that the employment market is now driven by candidates. The pandemic marked an important turning point where employees were given more power and, in turn, were able to become more selective about their job requirements.  It’s no longer just about salary. People know what they want from an employer and are willing to shop around until they find it – from flexible working arrangements and unlimited holiday allowance to company incentives and fun socials.  So,…
What is a zero-hour contract and how does it work?

What is a zero-hour contract?

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What is a zero-hour contract & how does it work? Zero-hour contracts are designed to offer the opportunity for a more casual agreement between employers and employees. This type of contract works well when organisations have changing workloads and expectations. However, zero-hour contracts have become quite a controversial subject in the UK. In this post, Natural HR looks at what zero-hour contracts are, how they work, their legality, and more. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about this type of contract. What is a zero-hour contract? A zero-hour contract is a type of employment contract in…
What are the common problems in performance appraisals?

What are the common problems in performance appraisals?

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Performance appraisals play a crucial role in any organisation and present a host of benefits for employers and employees alike. However, there are numerous problems that can arise from these reviews, leading to more harm than good.  To prevent you from falling into the same traps as other organisations, we’ve laid down all the common issues that arise from poor performance appraisals, mistakes managers commonly make as well as ways to avoid this.  What are the common problems in performance appraisal? There are numerous issues that can arise from or during performance appraisals, many of which are related to our…
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01. Built by HR professionals

As HR people ourselves, we’re confident we know what you need – and we’ve built a platform that delivers it.

We’re with you every step of the way

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We offer telephone and email technical support from 7am to 11pm UK time, 7 days a week with 96% of tickets actioned within one hour.

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We thrive on innovation and delivering best-in-class software. Exploiting new technologies to deliver the very best software is part and parcel of what we do.