1 – 250 employees

SMEs with manual processes and spreadsheets can really benefit from low-cost off the shelf solutions.

There is a choice of many systems available off the shelf for small businesses that we can source for you.  With a low cost of ownership and minimal configuration, a modern cloud-based system can be up and running very quickly.  They offer feature-rich solutions providing small businesses everything they need to: manage staff records and documentation; provide absence management via self-service; recruit staff; manage performance; payroll or payroll reporting.

250 – 1000 employees

Larger organisations need more features and flexibility to manage their workforce.

A larger business can mean more complex requirements for the management of employees so a more flexible system may be required. We can source the best solution that is flexible enough for your needs, whilst remaining within your budget, with complete HR system functionality.

1000+ employees

Ultimate flexibility and functionality available to larger organisations with more demands of their HR systems.

For a business with multiple entities and locations, we can source a fully flexible enterprise level solution that caters for every requirement your organisation has, all on a single system.

Multi-national organisation

Organisations that span different countries require a more detailed solution to manage their workforce.

With multi language and multi-currency capabilities, there are many systems that will support local employee legislation across multiple countries and communicate with your other corporate systems.


Registered charities benefit from special discounts from software providers.

Software providers can offer as much as 50% off the cost of their product for registered charities. Systems HR supports registered charities with their selection, implementation and support with various discounts on these services available.

HR System Components

All HR systems offer a standardised approach to help you manage your people – your most valuable resource.  They are frequently split into several components as shown.  Some system suppliers will offer all components whereas others might offer targeted services.  Please contact us with any questions.

The engine room of any HR system, the Core HR module provides the minimal functions you need to manage your employees and provide self service for functions such as absence management.

Payroll modules enable your payroll teams to pay your employees on-time and accurately with the provision of on-line payslips and other payroll documentation.

Recruitment modules provide everything you need to approve new roles, advertise them on your own website, recruitment sites and beyond. Full applicant tracking is available through all stages of your recruitment processes before finding the perfect candidate to hire.

Record details of ad-hoc meetings, performance and objective reviews, whilst managing competencies and disciplinaries. The performance management functionality of modern HR systems allows organisations to get the bet from their employees.

Flag high potential employees for promotion and ensure the longevity of key roles with succession planning.

Empower your L&D team with the tools to support the development of your employees by providing processes for scheduling and running training events. The L&D modules enable different formats such as classroom and e-Learning. Manage training records and ensure your employees have the necessary mandatory training they may need.

Allow your employees to submit expenses and receipts on-line, get them approved and paid in a timely manner.

Allow your business to track and optimize the hours your employees spend in work. Various types of clocking devises exist such as biometric fingerprint hardware that can automatically feed timeseet data into your system enabling you to easily track hours worked and absenteeism.


The Electronic Staff Record, ESR, is the workforce solution for the NHS in England and Wales.

With experience of the main rollout of key modules of Workforce Management and Payroll, we have helped many trusts with a variety of benefits realisation projects covering such areas as Learning Management and Self Service as well as support with the core modules of HR, Payroll and Recruitment.

Some of the NHS Organisations we have worked with include…