Flexible, cloud HR to enable your agile workforce

Lead, manage and engage your people through the rapidly changing world of work, with a cloud HR and People management system that’s designed for flexibility and built for the end-to-end employee journey.

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Highly flexible HR software for your global workforce

Sage People is a cloud HR and People system that empowers mid-size organizations to effectively respond to changing priorities. Use powerful automation, comprehensive analytics, and flexible workflows to ensure your workforce can adapt and thrive, while staying connected and engaged wherever they are.



Key benefits and features of our HR and People system

HR and People analytics

Get instant and complete visibility of your global workforce from a single source of truth. Keep your leaders informed with up-to-the-minute insights and make informed decisions with smarter analytics.

  • Monitor key HR and People metrics with on-demand reports and dashboards
  • Identify trends and drill down into underlying workforce issues
  • Provide management teams with scheduled reports
  • Enable managers with accurate and accessible People metrics
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Talent acquisition

Find and hire the best people, faster. Create a great candidate experience from sourcing and evaluation through to onboarding. Keep new hires engaged throughout and set them up for success from the outset, reducing time to competency.

  • Automate candidate advertising, screening and onboarding
  • Create and manage a skills library, matching candidates to vacancies
  • Automatically convert candidates to onboarding from day one
  • Measure recruiting success with user-friendly reporting
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People management

Transform your HR department from an administrative function to a powerful People function, managing core HR and People processes effectively and efficiently across the entire employee journey.

  • Empower your entire workforce with self-serve, from any device
  • Encourage communication through a branded portal
  • Collect, store and visualize information in one reliable system of record
  • Publish dynamic org charts so colleagues can easily locate one another
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Attendance and leave management

Employee time is valuable and it’s one of the largest expenses for a business. Sage People gives you instant insight into time and attendance across your global workforce, ensuring you maintain control and drive productivity.

  • Keep an audit of positive attendance and negative absences
  • Empower employees and managers to submit and approve leave requests
  • Analyze workforce productivity for more efficient processes
  • Get complete visibility of all leave and manage cross over within teams
  • Monitor and manage the cost of absences, keeping an eye on critical trends
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Payroll, compensation and benefits

Empower your HR and People teams to align performance, compensation, and business outcomes so you can develop and retain your people effectively.

  • Customize reward packages, helping you retain top talent
  • Manage eligibility rules for benefits
  • Employees can securely view payslips anytime, anywhere
  • Easily navigate and configure global compensation and benefits packages
  • Use on-demand reports, dashboards and analytics to keep track of all payroll, compensation and benefits data
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Performance and talent management

Spot future leaders, build strong teams and achieve strategic objectives by transforming the way you develop and manage your skills across your workforce.

  • Align individual objectives with organizational goals
  • Set company-wide and manager-cascaded objectives
  • Use tools like the 9-box grid to spot top performers
  • Provide a channel for peer-to-peer recognition
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Workforce experience management

With so much change and increasing expectations in the workplace, workforce experience is more important than ever. Sage People helps you better understand your workforce whilst creating world class employee experiences, improving engagement, productivity and retention.

  • Empower your people to work flexibly on the go, from any device
  • Provide targeted, relevant communications to employees
  • Provide real-time feedback and call out great work using peer-to-peer recognition
  • Reinforce your brand with a configurable self-service portal
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Global cloud HR and People system

At Sage People we know the value of your HR and People data. Built and hosted on the Salesforce App Cloud, we offer unparalleled reliability, secure access, privacy and availability.

  • Benefit from industry leading database security
  • Manage global practices and local rules to meet requirements
  • Take advantage of elastic scalability and open APIs
  • Meet compliance requirements with standards like ISO27001:2013
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Jenny Woolley

Human Resources Manager, Bridge Housing

It’s great that we’ve been able to tailor the solution to Bridge Housing’s brand, which gives it a very familiar look and feel for our employees.

Youth Dynamics

Will Tedrow

HR Director, Youth Dynamics

Sage People created a one-stop shop for our managers to do everything they need to do throughout the employee journey — from hiring to performance management and more. We’ve already automated 40% of our operational processes.

Gaynor Bailey

HR and Programs Manager, Channel Four

As we’ve expanded we’ve had to look at our investments and Sage People has really played into our strategy to make our employees more flexible and agile in terms of where, when and how they can work.



Rob Crowley, HR Director,


We received good feedback from the trial; how professional the system looked; how easy it was to use; how the experience was positive for the employee.

Cecile Van der Hulst, HR Manager


Reporting today takes me an hour a month. Previously it was half-a-day a week.

JAARS success story

Hannah Lates

Human Resources Operations Specialist, JAARS

Now that our housekeeping tasks are taken care of in Sage People, we’re able to think more strategically about how we serve our people and make sure they feel equipped with all of the information they need.

Some of our other customers

We truly care about your success – there’s a reason why our customer team is called ‘Customers for Life’.

Sage People in numbers

400,000 k
Over 400k end users
150 +
End users in more than 150 countries
# 1
#1 HR and People management system on Salesforce

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