Sage Business Cloud People

The global cloud HR and People system

Are you ready to become a People Company? Transform the way you acquire, retain, manage and engage your people with our award-winning system that’s implemented quickly and simple to use.

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HR software for growing organizations

Get your people productive with a better workforce experience, which you’ll benefit from in return. Our global Sage Business Cloud People system helps increase workforce visibility, boosts HR productivity, and provides better experiences across the entire workforce.


HR software for growing organizations

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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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.

Karen Frye, Chief Personnel Officer

Community Counseling Services Mississippi

I can safely testify that Sage People has been one of the biggest and most valuable HR accomplishments at CCS.

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Stacie Alexander, Senior Director, Human Resources

Worldwide Clinical Trials

We immediately saw benefits particularly around efficiency and talent, with initial reductions of 20% in administrative work.

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

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Sage People in numbers

Over 350k end users
End users in more than 145 countries
# 1
#1 HR and People Management System on Salesforce
96 %
96% customer renewal rate

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