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How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

By Business, HR Software, Human Resources, Management

Needless to say, digital transformation is all about people. It’s easy to think it’s solely tech-focused, and therefore should belong to the savvy Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and their trustworthy IT teams, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it should always fall to them to push the project forward. In truth, it can be up to any individual in the business who can project manage from start to finish – and anyone who is a stakeholder in the value-derived from digital transformation – especially HR teams. Digital transformation might be an incremental change – like the introduction of a new communication…

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Does a small business require HR?

Does a small business require HR?

By HR Software

Human resource management is an incredibly useful tool for organising, managing, training and compensating employees. However, small businesses tend to have fewer employees and smaller budgets. So do they still need HR? In this post, Natural HR will answer all your questions about small business HR. From legal requirements to how many employees justify an HR department, all the information you need is below. Is it a legal requirement to have an HR department? No, in the UK, you can choose whether or not you have an HR department or HR manager. If you do not have an HR department,…

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How to choose the right HR tech provider

By Employee Management, Expense Management, HR Software, Natural HR, Payroll

The HR industry has evolved significantly since 2020. Facing the challenges of remote working, dealing with the ‘Great Resignation,’ and trying to find talent in a highly competitive job market, have all contributed to the need for high performing HR software. The development of HR tech has allowed many businesses to improve human resource functions and unleashed the power of teams to focus on strategic work, rather than administrative, time-consuming tasks. In fact, in 2021, venture capitalists’ invested more than $12 billion in the HR technology market, making it one of the most promising trends for 2022. But as a…

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10 questions to ask in HR software demo

By HR Software, Human Resources, Software

You’ve taken the plunge and are finally ready to choose an HR platform to better manage your people. But in a competitive market, how are you going to identify the best option for your company? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back, with 10 questions you need to ask in an HR software demo… What is the history behind the business? This may seem like an obvious one, but it’s important to get to know the company you’re considering. Details like when it was set up and why, the experience of key stakeholders, and how many clients it has can all…

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Implementing HR software

How to implement HR software: preparing for implementation

By HR Software, Implementation, Natural HR

So, you’ve invested in HR management software. Good on you. You’re one of the 64% of SMEs that have taken the plunge (Workforce.com, 2019). But are you feeling a little overwhelmed at the prospect of implementing it? Drowning in buzzwords being thrown around? Data migration, reports, workflows? If you’re solely responsible for HR in your company, if can feel like a mammoth task.   Well, you’re not alone. When buying HR software, a staggering 85% of professionals cited ‘time to implement’ as a hindrance (SelectHub.com, 2019).  Here at Natural HR, we’ve supported our customers through countless implementations of our HR…

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