Is your current payroll solution all that it could be?

Recognising the need to update or even implement new payroll solutions in your business is not easy. Change can be a daunting prospect and can be the cause of much anxiety, but with the right plan in place, you can tackle your payroll software head on and decide whether or not your current system is all that it needs to be in order to best serve your business. When you begin taking a closer look at your payroll and human resources solutions, you need to ask yourself a few questions to assess whether or not your current software is serving your business as well as your employees. Is it time to switch software solutions? Or, if you haven’t got any payroll solution in place, could it be time to invest?

Tips on assessing your payroll solution

No matter how technical you get, the issue of payroll and HR software is incredibly personal to both the business as well as its employees, which is why you need to begin by turning to the employees you serve to correctly assess whether or not your payroll solution is the best it can be.

  • Identify the need for change. It is important to assess payroll solutions against your broader business goals and targets. Consider business growth, automation of processes, efficiency and effectiveness as well as whether or not your payroll system has the potential to make your business healthier and more agile.
  • Business priorities. When it comes to the life and success of your business, never gloss over the details of what your company needs. Assess how every single department is affected by payroll and their individual needs. Do you require better analytics? Data security? Real-time access? Mobility?
  • Integration. Look at the variety of other applications your business needs or is currently using. It is crucial to find a payroll solution that is fully integrated in such a way that it will become a one-stop solution for all your needs.
  • Cost of payroll. You cannot have a list without the sordid topic of coin. Whatever you are paying for your payroll solution needs to balance out with the benefits it offers and the effort required to make your system work. Be sure you are not spending money unnecessarily and hurting your overall profit for a system that is out-dated and does not have the potential your business does.

CRS Technologies is recognised as one of the leading human resources and payroll software solutions companies in South Africa and we take pride in our ability to offer an end-to-end solution for all businesses, which can be implemented according to the needs of your company. For more information on what partnering with us can do for your business, contact us.