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Wizards and Plug-ins

- Wizard and Plug-in Update We have recently released a number of Wizards and Plug-in to use with the People Inc. system. These are available as free-downloads via the People Inc. Resources page (People Inc. resources). Report Library Browser This plug-in enables users to browse the online catalogue of People Inc. report templates. Individual reports can them be downloaded and added to the system. The plugin provides a description for each report and displays a preview to give users more insight...
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Report Browser plug-in

- Reports are the simple and easy way to get information out of the People Inc. system. They can then form the basis of an organisation's regular HR reporting, or be used in handouts, emails, or presentations. The People Inc. system includes a library of over 200 report templates together with a powerful report writer (that enables users to edit reports or write their own). In addition to the standard library of reports, report templates can be downloaded from the Resources area of our website...
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Mail Queue Manager

- Managing the mail queue It is possible to send emails from within People Inc. This can be done either manually from the ‘Email’ menu towards the top left of the screen. Emails can also be sent automatically by the system when a certain event takes place. For example, a user is setting up People Inc time, and they would like to use People Inc Time to track and notify a manager of employee lateness, there is the option for the system to send an email to the manager notifying them that...
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Absence Wizards

- The wizards used to manage absence have recently been updated. These wizards are used to recreate absence allowances, and to close them. The recreate wizard is used when you have existing employees that will remain into the next absence year, so they need to have allowances added. It is possible for the user to do this manually, but if there a large number of employees, this can be very time consuming, so this wizards helps to make that easier. The close allowances wizard can be used in order...
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Self-Service Payslips

- There is a significant cost in providing printed payslips, sealed in individual envelopes, one delivered to each employee every month. At perhaps £1.50 per employee per payslip, even for an organisation with fewer than 100 employees this will amount to a few thousand pound a year. If employees have access to their HR records via Employee Self-Service, payslips can be made available to them electronically. In fact all of the employee’s payslips going back in time can be made...
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Recalculate Data

- The new Recalculate Data Screen wizard enables users to recalculate all of the records managed via a particular People Inc. data screen. For example, if the length of service is not up-to-date in employee records, this wizard enables users to recalculate this information. Recalculate Data Screen Wizard   People Inc. Triggers Calculated fields within People Inc. are updated using triggers. For example, an employee’s age is calculated based on their data of birth and todays date,...
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GDPR

- Introduction The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is new legislation that came into force in 2016 across the European Union. Designed to protect personal information, the changes will affect the way HR information is recorded and managed. When compared to the existing Data Protection Act legislation, GDPR increases the level of scrutiny and responsibility required of an organisation, and at the same time, grants additional rights to individuals, affording them more control over their...
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Organisation Charting Tool

- People Inc. provides a number of reports that enable users to show their organisation’s reporting structure, however, these are presented in a list-format rather than showing information using a chart. This new Organisation Chart plug-in (available from April 2017) enables users to create organisation charts quickly and easily based on the company structure as defined within the People Inc. system. The plug-in is easily added to an existing instance of People Inc. (version 3.5 or above)...
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Training Management Wizards

- Training staff is one of the key activities that can be managed using the People Inc. system. Functionality is provided to record training needs for employees, schedule the training and then update employee records once the training has been completed. This can be done for individual employees, for a group of employees (via three training management wizards). The Mandatory Courses feature within People Inc. enables users to assign a training need to all the employees who work in a particular...
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Register Employee as a Leaver

- People Inc. manages a wide variety of employee-related information; each employee record will include information about absence, pay and benefits, training, etc. When an employee is marked as a leaver, all of these records need to be reconciled. This not only ensures that any 'future' bookings that have been added do not remain within the system, but also that the headcount and reporting structure is updated. Information about leavers it retained within People...
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