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What is Human Capital Management (HCM) software?

By HR Software

Human Capital Management (HCM) software is technology designed to help employers to manage, recruit and develop a workforce to become their most productive and engaged selves. HCM software will usually include modules such as a core HR database to store employee data, recruitment, people management, self-service, performance, analytics and much more. Why is HCM software important? At its simplest form, human capital management is about putting people first as employers are starting to realise that their employees are their most important asset. Research by Gallup suggests that highly engaged teams show 21% greater profitability for companies, so keeping them engaged…

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Levelling up your D&I: how tech can help

By Diversity and Inclusion, HR Software

HR industry analyst, Josh Bersin states that “companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers.” Clearly, diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives are not just a feel-good, box-checking exercise for HR departments; but they have a marked impact on financial and business success. To put good D&I in perspective, a study by the World Bank found that gender-based pay parity could potentially see the world economy grow by a staggering £120 trillion. And those with senior management teams that are gender diverse are 21% more likely to report financial performance that is above…

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Join Natural HR at CIPD's digital Festival of Work 2021

CIPD Festival of Work 2021 – Join us online

By Events, HR Software

For the second year running, CIPD’s Festival of Work immerses attendees in a world of inspiration and discovery digitally – designed to develop you, your people and your business. Extended across three days, the unique, virtual event will provide even more access to expert masterclasses, discussions and skill sessions exploring sought after topics including HR, flexible working, digital and remote learning, inclusion and diversity, employee engagement, business management, technology and much more. Better yet, Natural HR’s team of HR industry experts are delighted to be embracing the ‘new normal’ of large-scale events. We’ll be returning to exhibit at this flagship…

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Planning a return to the office? Here’s how HR software can help

By COVID-19, Employee Management, Employee Wellbeing, HR Software

This week has seen the UK edge ever closer to a return to some semblance of normality. Our beloved pubs have reopened outdoors alongside gyms, non-essential retail and most outdoor attractions and settings. With our next step out of lockdown due no sooner than the 17th May, many people continue to work from home. Government advice remains encouraging to work from home where possible with a suggestion that this guidance may change upon a review of social distancing measures. There are little under five weeks until this next review which may dictate a change for many employees that are currently…

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How to maintain HR data integrity at home

By HR Software, Management, Security, Technology

As a department, HR holds probably the most sensitive data in your entire organisation. From contact details to National Insurance numbers, bank details and dates of birth; failing to keep this data under lock and key can land you in hot water with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) and a fine of up to €20 million under the rules of the GDPR. With so many of us still working from home – with many more still transitioning to a 100% remote model – maintaining the integrity of HR data has become challenging. HR leaders must ensure the data they collect…

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