Shaking up the global HCM market

Charlotte Nicol
Published on 17th June 2014
1 min read
British HR systems vendor grows share of market against giants Workday, SAP and Oracle


The company, which has recently had HCM wins with Betfair, SmartStream, SDL and other industry giants, also saw investment this year from Paul Walker, ex Sage CEO, who joins Steve Garnett, Chairman of EMEA for

In the same six-month timeframe, Sage People has seen employee growth of 190%, as well as the appointment of Adam Hale as CEO in the UK. The company also released a report that showed that nearly half of UK tech firms will change their HR systems this year, showing the record growth is set to continue. Sage People will announce more global brand wins in the next month.

The Sage People HRIS cloud solution is a complete HR suite that makes global growth easier by supporting multi-country employment rules, calendars, currencies and languages. It is around half the price and can be implemented in less than half the time compared to its closest competition; an ROI and implementation turnaround previously unheard of in the industry. In many cases, customers are live within 90 days and reporting that the solution is paying for itself within a year.

“We are helping great companies globally to grow their businesses, assisting them in the war on talent and economic growth in general,”  said Adam Hale, CEO of Sage People. “The fact that we are a British company going up against global giants makes this an even better story to tell during London Tech Week. It shows innovation and excellence can begin in the UK, and we are set on proving that disruptive companies can lead and succeed this side of the water too.”

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