Time-saving HR software for small businesses

HR admin can consume hours of your valuable time each week. SafeHR takes care of everything from payroll and recruitment to absence and performance management, leaving you with more time for what really matters. 

All your employee data in one place 

With SafeHR, you can access employee records instantly from anywhere. You’ll never need to worry about losing vital documents or data again, and we make sure everything you do complies with GDPR. 

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What you get with SafeHR 

Our HR software for small businesses includes all of these time-saving features and more. 

Holiday and absence management

Let staff view their holiday allowance and book time off in seconds, with effortless approval for managers. See who’s on leave at any time, and calculate part-time holiday allowance automatically.

Payroll and expenses

Run payroll in minutes, sync it with your HR records, and get seamless integration with Xero, QuickBooks and Xledger. What’s more, employees can submit expenses from anywhere using our mobile-friendly software.

Recruitment and onboarding

Make light work of growing your team with our easy-to-use applicant tracking system. Then use our new starter checklists, e-signature tool, and more to make new employees feel like part of the team straight away.

Performance management

Empower your people to reach their goals by making the appraisal process simpler than ever. Get handy reminders and keep everything in one place.

HR reports

Enjoy fast, insightful reporting you can access anytime. You can even create custom reports that give you instant answers to your questions.


Our early warnings prevent costly mistakes. Get timely reminders about everything from expiring work documents to returns from absence.

GDPR tools

Automatically create privacy notices and data retention policies, and easily audit compliance. Our employment law specialists ensure our software is always up to date.

Health and safety

Access your own digital visitor book, receive critical health and safety reminders, and use our hybrid working tool to know who’s in the office.

Time tracking

Record time to the second with our handy stopwatch feature, or just use our simple timesheets, all mappable to client or project codes.

Training and CPD

Keep track of employees’ development, add new training, and store certificates and other crucial documents.

Staff engagement

Measure employee satisfaction and create your own surveys in seconds to help you build a strong, positive work culture.

Upgrade at any time

This gives you unlimited HR support from our CIPD-qualified consultants and in-house employment lawyers.

Why choose SafeHR? 

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Built by HR pros

Our software is designed by HR professionals who know from experience how to make life easier for small businesses. 

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Easy to use

SafeHR streamlines long-winded processes to save you time. It’s so easy to use, you can jump straight in with no training needed. 

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Expert support

Speak to our friendly experts whenever you need help. No call centres here – just helpful answers to any question. 

Our customers say it best

“We decided to go with SafeHR because the software was easier to use, it was reasonably priced and it covered all our ongoing, day-to-day requirements. My initial conversation with the team was really helpful, and they covered everything I needed to know.”

Birmingham Education Partnership

For a small company like us, we think it’s perfect. We really appreciate having the support there to help up us get set up. We also think the guides are really helpful and that the system is user friendly.”

The Landing Place restaurant

“Previously, I would have scoured Google to find answers to HR issues, but now I can find reliable information within the SafeHR software itself. And if there is anything I’m still unsure about, I know I can just email or ring someone and get a quick response. SafeHR is my HR oracle!”

Agamemnon Housing

“They always provide prompt and effective responses.  Most recently, they supported me by correcting the TOIL balance for one of my colleagues. I would be happy to recommend them to anyone looking for a HR software solution.”

Cardiff Woman’s Aid

“DigitalGrads has used SafeHR from the very beginning, so we found it particularly useful setting our first employees up with contracts. It was a huge time-save as well as peace of mind that we were doing it correctly.”


“I’ve been really pleased. Everyone is finding the system really useful. It’s much easier to keep on top of leave bookings and the process around requesting holiday and booking time off for appointments is now clearer and much easier to follow consistently. My managers are finding the HR advice brilliant and I feel safer and more confident that we’re doing things correctly.”


We connect to the apps you already use

Our software integrates with:

  • Deputy– track your team’s time and plan without the need for time-consuming rota planning.
  • Telleroo– pay your employees directly through the SafeHR payroll software.
  • Quickbooks– push your payroll journal and expenses directly to your accounting software.
  • Outlook- connect Outlook Calendars to SafeHR to track leave and appointments.
  • Xledger– push all expenses and payroll information directly into Xledger, automatically.
  • XeroHR and payroll software can help you manage all your staff admin.
  • SlackSlack helps you manage your team easily, anywhere, anytime and all in one place.
  • App Advisory Plus – create the perfect HR and accountancy workflow for you and your clients.
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Not ready? Why not book a free demo and see all of our fabulous features in action to understand why SafeHR is the best HR software for small businesses.

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