You may have already made the decision to enlist in payroll software. Congratulations, you’ve already taken the first step in making your business run more efficiently.

The next step is determining which software is right for you. There are several resources out there for you to choose from with different levels of services that you should be aware of before you even consider signing up for a particular software. Here a few factors to consider when doing your research on different payroll software options

Employee Training

Your employees are used to the way things are done now. You need to make sure that you have someone who knows the software inside and out to help them comfortably transition to a new way of logging their work time. Doing this yourself could often lead to mistakes that your employees could easily make with even the slightest amount of confusion.

Software Support

You’ve got to make sure that you have support of some kind if something goes wrong or if there’s a bug in your system. Relying on your IT department to manage your payroll software may lead to worse problems than you had before. Being able to contact someone on a moment’s notice assures you that you have no issues with late checks or improper payments.

Need for Employment to Manage Software

Remember, payroll software is supposed to make your life easier, not more difficult. Having to employ people to run your software is an added cost that’s going to impact your bottom line. While this may make the cost of the software inexpensive, you’ll end up paying exponentially more when you have to hire someone to run the software for years to come.

Ease of Use

Training on any software should be short and sweet, but thorough at the same time. Make sure to get a demo in front of you so you can closely examine the user interface to determine just how complicated the software can be to use. The last thing you need is a process that’s far more complicated than your old way of doing thing. Take care to check that the user manual is easy to read as well.

Contact CRS to find out more about payroll software solutions in South Africa!