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People First: where easier meets better

Discover the modular HR and payroll platform that unlocks the power of your people

Streamline and transform your HR and payroll processes

People First is a mobile-first integrated platform that covers all your HR and payroll needs from a single, easy-to-use, real-time, integrated platform. 

The platform is modular so that it can grow with you as your needs change and the core platforms can be enhanced by purchasing additional modules. 

Discover how People First can help you increase efficiency, boost productivity and build a more connected, resilient and engaged workforce.

People First's modules include:

  • People First HR 

  • People First Payroll 

  • People First Talent Management  

  • People First Workforce Management 

  • People First Learning 

  • People First Analytics 

  • People First Workforce Planning  

Introducing People First

Streamline your HR and payroll processes with People First and:

Empower and nurture valuable talent

By giving you the tools to attract, develop, nurture and empower your employees, People First helps you boost employee wellbeing and motivation, increase workforce resilience and grow the value of your human capital.

Simplify and automate time consuming processes

As a fully integrated HCM platform including a real-time payroll engine and advanced automation features, People First will enable you to do things differently so you can improve efficiency, reduce risks, and free up your team to drive improved productivity and contribute to business growth. 

Consolidate HR and payroll infrastructure

As a truly unified, single platform supporting all your HR and payroll needs, People First enables you to eliminate the efficiencies associated with disparate HR and payroll systems - delivering a lower total cost of ownership whilst improving the employee experience. 

Improve data visibility and unlock insights

People First’s analytics and reporting capabilities provide pro-active alerts, easy-to-use dashboards, and enhanced data visibility, enabling faster identification of potential issues or risks and delivering the insights that inform key strategic decisions across the business.

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Redefining payroll

Do you want to streamline core payroll processes whilst still taking care of legislative compliance, making sure employees are paid consistently, correctly, and on time?

Remove the pressures of traditional cut off dates and validating payroll - redefine it as a key strategic role that supports the financial wellbeing of your employees and the growth of your organisation. 

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Empower your people

The People First digital assistant is a chatbot that is supported on your employees' mobile devices enabling them to quickly and easily complete many HR tasks including book absence, search for internal job vacancies, clock in and out and updating their emergency contacts. 

The chatbot also supports managers to approve employee requests to perform check-ins even when they are away from the office. 

Being cloud-based the system is available 24/7 to support mobile and hybrid workers, wherever they are located, whenever they need it. 

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10 ways to improve employee experience with People First

Discover how People First's mobile-friendly platform for employee engagement and communications allows you to easily and securely connect a dispersed workforce, delivering greater alignment and a more unified culture.

Start taking actionable steps to improve your employee experience today.

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Yes. People First is available on any device - mobile or desktop. Employees can manage their HR admin tasks wherever they are located, reducing the pressure on line managers and HR teams. They can also keep up to date with company news and their colleagues through the communities element, which helps them feel connected to the wider organisation.

With the People First social feed, employees have access to a collaborative social space, where they can identify and connect with like-minded individuals across the organisation. This helps develop a sense of community and breaks down organisational silos. Users can add their own content to news feeds, groups, their colleagues’ profile pages or their own, and get instant feedback via likes and comments.

People First is an intuitive, cloud-based platform which enables your employees access to the tools and information they need quickly and easily, wherever they are based. It provides a comprehensive platform for employee communication, driving greater business alignment and a sense of unified culture.

Yes, you can post jobs internally, externally and via social media for maximum exposure. Necessary skills, qualifications and certificates are stored against each job opening. Candidates receive real-time updates throughout the hiring process via the candidate portal, and you can attach documents, CV’s, interview notes and videos to candidate profiles.

Build a full catalogue of training courses, and allow your employees to take learning and development into their own hands through self-service booking. Course details are completely customisable. You can define manager approval, set expiration dates and provide links to e-learning in course details. Courses can be added from both external and internal training providers, supporting both on and off-site learning. You can also connect courses to positions to provide a record of learning items that an employee must complete as part of their job, You can also link course completion to skills, helping you to build a robust competency framework. 

Progressive companies are now replacing annual appraisals, 121s and performance reviews with real-time check-ins, encouraging a culture of open communication and feedback. The Check-in feature of People First enables a two-way conversation with employees, providing real-time, regular feedback.

People First helps to build greater employee engagement by allowing employees to personalise their experience while communicating and collaborating effectively with their colleagues. Innovative features help to build a greater sense of community across your entire workforce.

Yes it does, People First is a fully integrated HR and payroll platform.

People First simplifies the whole process by giving employees access to their own information. Employees can clock their start and end times, including their overtime via the Digital Assistant and desktop application, which can be reviewed and amended at a later date by the employee. You can also remove the hassle of calculating time off, particularly where you have different allowances or employees with changing working hours, with People First. The system automates the entire process, so you don’t have to worry.

We have open API's, a full library that can integrate all People First data to anything that you want to use it for.

People First is a mobile-first integrated platform that covers all your HR and payroll needs. The platform is modular so that it can grow with you and your needs change and the core platforms can be enhanced by purchasing additional modules. These modules include:  

  • People First HR 

  • People First payroll 

  • People First talent management  

  • People First workforce management 

  • People First learning 

  • People First analytics 

  • People First workforce planning