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HR Software

Should payroll be finance or HR’s responsibility?

By | Finance, HR Software, Human Resources, Payroll | No Comments

Across many organisations, payroll is undoubtedly a highly valued function, yet one burning question is yet to be unanswered in the minds of HR and finance professionals. This question continues to be a topic of much debate with some people thinking payroll should reside within the HR function, others believing it should sit within finance. In Deloitte’s most recent payroll operations survey, they targeted experienced professionals in a wide range of industries who lead or are directly involved with payroll operations. The companies ranged in size from 1,000 to 50,000 employees tend to have their payroll services lead by finance,…

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Benefits of Performance Management

6 benefits of performance management

By | HR Software, Motivation, Performance Management | No Comments

A performance management strategy can ensure your employees’ activities and output are in line with your wider business’ objectives and can be critical to business success and employee productivity. What is performance management? Defined by the CIPD as “the activities and processes that focus on skills, resources and support to maintain and improve employee performance in line with an organisation’s objectives,” performance management encompasses a number of HR initiatives including KPIs and objectives, performance reviews, feedback and L&D. Research has found that employees who receive regular feedback on their strengths are on average 8.9% more profitable (Gallup, 2016). Aside from…

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Why should you be using an HR SaaS system?

5 reasons why you should be using an HR SaaS system

By | HR Software, Software, Technology | No Comments

The last decade has seen HR technology make a complete u-turn. Legacy HR software that is hosted on-premise and manually updated by clients has become a distant memory for many organisations in favour of HR SaaS systems. There’s a reason why the global SaaS HR software market has been estimated at over £11.5bn (Marketwatch.com, 2019). What is SaaS HR software? HR Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) is software that users access online via the Internet. Also known as cloud HR software, these solutions mean users don’t need to physically install anything on their computers. Nor is there any need for wildly expensive…

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CIPD ACE 2019

Join us at CIPD ACE 19

By | Events, HR Software, Payroll | No Comments

Natural HR is delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019, where we’ll be showcasing our all-in-one HR and payroll software. Taking over Manchester Central on 6-7 November 2019, CIPD ACE brings together the people profession for two days of unparalleled learning and nonstop networking. All-in-one HR & payroll software Our friendly team of HR experts will be located at the Natural HR stand (F52) to give you a warm welcome and a personalised tour of our software. The natural choice for growing businesses with 100+ employees, our cloud-based platform automates and streamlines your HR processes…

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integrated HR and payroll system

What does ‘truly integrated’ HR and payroll really mean?

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For both HR and payroll professionals, recent years have brought about a significant shift in role.  More and more, HR is expected to deliver added value to the business through analytical and transformational work, rather than solely focusing on people administration.  Payroll departments, meanwhile, have seen their responsibilities grow significantly too, largely thanks to legislation like RTI (Real-Time Information) and auto-enrolment. While some businesses have sought to meet these new-found challenges separately (often outsourcing payroll altogether), more and more organisations now recognise the value in tackling these challenges in parallel, integrating HR and payroll into one single system. Done correctly,…

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