When working from home works: Cezanne HR

A home office with a laptop

A few weeks ago I came across an article on Linkedin about scrapping your work from home policy. The author argues that work is about what you do, not where you are, and focusing on policies misses the point. What’s really important, she says, is that you have a motivated, engaged workforce that is working productively […]

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Document Generation: A sneak preview

We’ve been working hard on a new document generation feature that takes on many of our customers’ great ideas. The new functionality is now going through our quality assurance testing, and is on track to be rolled out to all of our customers in a few weeks. Since I’m especially excited about what we’ve put […]

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Are your April to March holiday years legal?

Rather than delivering a nice chocolate egg, the Easter Bunny may deliver you a shock if your holiday year runs from March to April — and your annual leave policy is along the lines of “20 days’ holiday plus bank holidays”? As Personnel Today highlighted in April last year, the Easter bank holidays fell on the 3rd […]

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Job-based competency reviews

If you are using our performance module, we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s pretty sophisticated. With Cezanne HR, you can build a form using objectives, competencies and questions – all of which can be scored using your own rating system, but sometimes sophistication comes at a price: more effort for you the HR Administrator to […]

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Why HR software should record Historical Data

Historical data in Cezanne HR

We’re big believers in recording historical data – we do it on nearly every screen in the system. This means that records such as ‘Employment Contracts’, ‘Compensation’ and ‘Working & Scheduled Time’ have an ‘Effective From’ and an ‘Effective To’ date, and each change in the employee’s circumstances results in a new entry in the […]

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Employing overseas talent: staying legal

Employing people from overseas hit the headlines again last month with the Queen’s Speech and the announcement of government plans to crack down on illegal workers, and further limit sponsorship of overseas workers. Employers are ultimately responsible for checking that employees have the right to work in the UK. Deliberately taking on illegal workers can […]

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