HR and payroll support for schools, colleges and multi-academy trusts
With all of your focus on giving students the best possible education, you simply don’t have the time or money to waste on outdated, time-consuming and manual HR and payroll systems.
As compliance and data protection rules get more complex, and teaching talent harder to find, a flexible and highly configurable HR and payroll platform can help your school, college or academy improve your data security and your recruitment processes – so you can keep your focus on your educational objectives.
We can help you with:
- Reducing your administrative burden and streamlining processes
- Improving efficiencies and accuracy for payroll and pension processing across complex pay scales and scheme requirements
- Ensuring you’re always in line with compliance and data protection legislation
We understand schools and colleges are being asked to do more with less. We already support over 300 education customers, providing reliable HR and payroll services for 75,000 college employees. Let us help you with:
Accurate and reliable payroll
Our automated payroll solutions improve pay accuracy, reduce the risk of missed pay dates and ensures everyone, including hourly or term time employees, are paid accurately and on time
Stay compliant and secure
iTrent’s comprehensive HR and payroll software is frequently updated in line with all legislation backed up by our state-of-the-art security processes to protect your data
Pensions made easy
We can take care of the complexity of ever-changing Teacher’s Pension schemes. Our specialised pension solutions simplify the process to reduce the time, stress and admin for your teams
Attract and retain the best talent
Streamline your recruitment and onboarding to create the best candidate experience: ask screening questions and record employment checks in one place to reduce data entry
Training and development
Deliver structured and targeted training wherever it’s needed by matching role requirements with specific employee profiles to get the right people in the right roles at the right time
Automate tasks to reduce admin
Manage sickness, timesheets and expenses either centrally or via mobile self-service, removing the need for paper and saving time by automating the authorisation process
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Centralise your employee data
Within schools or academy trusts, employees perform different roles and positions, often in different local authority areas with varied conditions and pension arrangements.
Our cloud-hosted HR and payroll system enables you to store all your employee records and documents, including contracts and checks in one central, secure location. This makes it easier to stay on top of compliance and data protection rules as well as reducing admin for HR and payroll teams by avoiding repetitive data entry. We also support school workforce census coverage at school level, school workforce level and local authority level.
Take the stress out of pensions
With inbuilt statutory calculations, iTrent can provide reporting to bodies such as Teachers’ Pensions, Local Government Pension Scheme and Scottish Public Pensions Agency.
We also provide a Pension Data Service, which looks after your data and manipulates it ready for submission. We can do all the hard work for you while you keep control of the submission, ensuring you never miss a deadline.
Payroll to suit your workforce
We understand that schools and colleges need to support a multi-role workforce, with complex pay scales and pension schemes for hourly, weekly, monthly and term time pay cycles.
iTrent’s comprehensive payroll software, integrated with a suite of HR solutions in a single system, enables your school, college or trust to manage everything in one central place.
Automating every aspect of your payroll calculations reduces manual processing and human error to ensure that everyone is paid accurately and on time regardless of their roles and working patterns.
Flexible HR to support schools
You choose the HR solutions you need to support your workforce. Whether you need to improve your recruitment and retention due to teacher shortages or reduce the number of queries your HR team receive, our scalable solutions can help you.
Avoid spending hours on time-consuming admin and find cost efficiencies to focus on what counts. Our HR and payroll platform iTrent features employee self-service, allowing your people to update their records, access payslips, request holidays or even clock-in when they’re spread out across multiple sites.
“MHR has an excellent reputation for delivering effective software and payroll services to the education sector and we’re excited about the implementation of iTrent, and the efficiencies it will generate. Bringing our HR and payroll back in house will give us greater control of our people, while new streamlined processes will make us more efficient and free up valuable resource to focus on what we do best, delivering quality education which enables our pupils to reach their full potential.”
Shaw Education Trust
“MHR has helped us to save both time and money – benefiting us as an organisation and our people. We are extremely pleased with their input into our transformational project, and will continue to work with MHR on new releases to influence future development. We have reduced the amount of paper produced by the team, and also the number of days taken to produce contracts." Rachel White, Head of HR
Henry Boot Plc
“We would be floundering without the strategic review. MHR are not just a system provider, there’s much more to offer... The service is even more valuable than the product and, in my opinion, it should be bundled in for every customer. It’s really good as a health check to make sure you’re working with iTrent in the best way."
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