About People

People is a web-based human resource management solution designed primarily for HR professionals working in small and midsize companies. The solution provides tools for managing administrative tasks and helps to automate core HR processes such as document management, employee engagement, training, attendance management and reporting.

People HRM offers HR managers a unified view of the entire workforce and enables them to edit employee records, review & authorize holiday requests, track absence and get performance updates via a centralized dashboard. The tool allows managers to create individual and organization-wide goals for the employees and uses the inbuilt performance management tool to capture staff performance and evaluate it against the identified goals. The solution also helps to control every stage of the recruitment process and lets recruiters create new job descriptions and advertise them on their company website or on social media platforms & online job boards.

People HRM solution helps HR and admin staff save time by automating repetitive processes using custom defined rules and workflows. The advanced user permission feature allows HR professionals to assign different access levels to different people within the organization and to generate graphical reports. Other capabilities of the solution include multi-currency account management, employee expense capturing, questionnaire building, talent pool management and custom report generation.

The solution is used by businesses across Australia, Europe, UK and the USA and has a clientele that includes Samsung, KPMG, Nova Insurance JustGiving, Spareroom, Allflex Europe, PHS Group and Victoria.

Key benefits of People

• People is a cloud-based HR solution that helps to automate core HR activities such as employee data recording, leave tracking, leave authorization, reporting and more, with minimal manual efforts.

• The solution offers an interactive performance management system that helps employees and managers to collaborate online to complete year-on-year performance appraisals and peer reviews.

• The software provides various report templates that offer graphical visualization of various metrics such as staff turnover, year-on-year improvements and wage distribution.

• People's 'HR ON-THE GO' feature optimizes the solution for use on any device and ensures that users can access the application from anywhere at any time.

• People HRM integrates with third party applications such as Sage Payroll, Zapier, Google Drive, RotaCloud, OneLogin and Greenhouse ATS, helping to expand its functionalities in employee engagement, document management and data security.


Business size



United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English and 9 others, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish


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Total features of People: 90

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Absence Management
  • Access Control
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Appraisal History
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Auditing
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Benchmarking
  • Calendar Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customizable Categories
  • Customizable Questions
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Filtering
  • Data Import
  • Data Import/Export
  • Demographic Data Collection
  • Digital Signature
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Electronic Signature Capture
  • Email Alerts
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Notifications
  • Email Templates
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profile
  • Employee Self Service
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Expense Claims
  • Expense Tracking
  • Gamification
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Job Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Language
  • Office Directory
  • Organizational Charting
  • Payroll Integration
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Reports
  • Permission Management
  • Prioritizing
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Pulse Surveys
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Records Management
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Role Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • SSL Security
  • Salary History
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Self Service Portal
  • Self-Appraisals
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Survey Management
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Management
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integration
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Clock Integration
  • Time Off Requests
  • Timesheets
  • Training Management
  • Vacation Tracking
  • Workflow Management
  • iCalendar Support



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Jack W.
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great HR software

Reviewed on 2018-12-04


Easy to use the basic functions for a HR novice


The expenses module isn't as good as other providers

Maria P.
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Easy to use, affordable HR software

Reviewed on 2019-08-28

- Applicant tracking
- Performance management
- Housing policies
- Basic reporting
- Holiday...

- Applicant tracking
- Performance management
- Housing policies
- Basic reporting
- Holiday requests
- Salary information


PeopleHR offers so many more features than most comparable software. I've been really impressed by the applicant tracking system, we've made many new hires through it and it has saved us a lot of money.

Everything is in one place and it's user-friendly.


There are a couple of bits that need refining, e.g. you can award someone half a day of TOIL but they can't enter it into the system on the same day as half a day of holiday.

The performance management is good but it would be better if it were a little more customisable in format, Managers are required to enter something in every box in order to close the review, which can be a menial task if they have no comment on that particular question.

Daniel L.
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  • Industry: Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Shocking privacy risks

Reviewed on 2020-07-20


Easy to use, easy to set up. Fine for a company which wants unbridled access for all staff, but serious concerns around internal company privacy and security with some of the new features. Good for small, single office companies where everything is open.


The product was looking good and then they released an app which allows the entire company to join a group chat. As a company with very careful data handling controls and locked down teams we were absolutely shocked they would roll this out. This means self service has to be disabled and renders the product almost useless. Very unsettling that a company would just role these features out without thinking through the consequences.

With the planner individuals can see their managers planner and all their team mates - which may be great for a small office but a bit of a privacy breach for many people and companies. Very surprised we can't turn off planner access for their team / department colleagues.

Customer service is generally intercom, intercom chat bot and links to articles so a bit hit and miss.

Response from People Apps

Thanks for reviewing People HR.

We appreciate your wish to disable chat in certain scenarios, but we have decided against developing this option.

This is partly influenced by our research around engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic. But fundamentally, we believe communication is key in most organisations, and we don't want to put barriers in the way of that. Instead of building limitations, we encourage sensible use for work-related purposes.

We're proud of the security our chat offers: TLS1.2+ to encrypt the messages in transit, and AES256 to encrypt the messages at rest. Our chat also helps users to guarantee they are messaging colleagues, instead of untrusted recipients. The functionality is GDPR compliant, and if you have any concerns then our Data Protection Officer will be happy to discuss them.

I have a call with your colleague tomorrow, and hope to discuss this matter further during that conversation. I hope this helps.

Kind regards

Customer Services Director

Lonnie M.
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  • Industry: Newspapers
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Useful but not always reliable

Reviewed on 2020-12-05

It is useful for maintaining mailing lists and grouping people, but I don't think it is always...

It is useful for maintaining mailing lists and grouping people, but I don't think it is always reliable. It could be more useful.


I like being able to keep track of contacts for people and putting them into groups for various mailing lists.


I've had times where I've updated mailing lists right before sending out and email and then when trying to send to that list, it sents to the unupdated list. I haven't had that issue in a while, so hopefully it is solved. I also wish it was more compatable with my phone.

Kristy K.
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  • Industry: Food & Beverages
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A very happy customer!

Reviewed on 2019-08-28


That they take on board the feedback from users and are pushing out really good updates. Most recently, the updated features of the logbook designer, which are fantastic from the perspective of helping to automate processes and create a better audit trail for HR/Line Managers. I can't fault the customer service, who have always come back to me whenever I have had an issue.


The performance module is a bit clunky and isn't as customisable as other areas of the system, and could do with having the ability to reword the manager's sections. That being said we have adapted the logbook function with something simpler as this better suits the needs of our business.

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People offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: £4.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Professional pack: £4 per employee per month Enterprise pack: £6 per employee per month Elite pack: £8 per employee per month

People offers the following features:

  • API
  • Applicant tracking
  • Appraisal management
  • Attendance management
  • Create training modules
  • Dashboard
  • Employee lifecycle management
  • Expense reporting
  • Full audit history
  • Manage employee records
  • Missions (Goal & objectives)
  • Notification
  • Post to social media
  • Recruiting management
  • Report builder
  • Role management
  • Sage payroll integrations
  • Salary management
  • Scheduling
  • Self-service portal
  • Track working hours
  • Unlimited custom screens

People has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

People supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

People supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone

People integrates with the following applications:

Airtable, ConveYour, EverythingBenefits, FieldVu, Greenhouse, Honeycommb, Moonshot Insights, RotaCloud, ShortPoint, ZAP Data Hub

People offers the following support options:

Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials, FAQs, Knowledge Base

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