HR & Payroll for the Construction Industry

HR & Payroll for the Construction Industry 


You need a flexible and versatile construction HR and payroll solution to cater for the wide range of roles and job-locations that go into every project. But what does a cutting edge HR and payroll system for the construction industry look like?

We understand that completing large projects and smaller jobs both rely on your ability to find, hire and retain the best people with the right skills. It’s also important to ensure they are correctly trained and understand how to stay safe on site. This means you’re highly organised for the projects you’ve won and winning more contracts is easier than ever before.


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Industry Challenges

Through the use of iTrent we can make it easier to manage some of the biggest challenges you have to face each day, giving you a better chance of dominating your area of the market and improving your approach to all areas of HR and payroll.


iTrent helps you prepare and tackle some of these key challenges:


  • Labour shortages
  • Stagnant levels of productivity

  • Regular project delays

  • Ensuring worker safety

  • Disjointed shift patterns

  • Underskilled employees

Are you looking for the right individual for a project?

Our web recruitment enables you to access the widest possible talent pool, reducing the need to spend time searching for the right candidate.

iTrent offers fully automated workflows, including candidate correspondence and authorisation processing, making your recruitment process slick and sophisticated from start to finish.

Through the use of our Match and Gap analysis tool, candidate skills and qualifications can be paired with available vacancies to ensure the right people are doing the right jobs to suit their skills and experience.

The process is user friendly for both parties, and the application journey follows seamlessly from one step to another...


Meet the demands of a modern business...

Our workforce management solution ensures that your workforce are constantly motivated and have the tools to do their jobs increasing your productivity levels and employee satisfaction (not to mention retention).

Whether it’s absence management, T&A, or rostering we ensure that you have the correct planning in place to manage your workforce effectively. Through our absence management module you can ensure that all your employees are paid correctly and on time. iTrent also offers you a way to predict absence trends and help you prevent these from occurring, giving you a contingency plan so you’re ready for the future. 

Our T&A module enables your employees to clock in and out anywhere at any time. It’s user friendly and fully compatible with any electronic device and of course, works seamlessly with our HR Chatbot, ensuring that administrative tasks for managers are reduced. With the added benefit of being able to accrue TOIL and flexi-time, our solution enables you to monitor accordingly for different contracts and projects making it as flexible as your business in meeting daily demands.


iTrent Workforce Management

An efficient payroll solution...

Paying your employees, who work on multiple sites with different kinds of contracts, can be challenging. iTrent gives you the ability to manage everything in one central place.

Using our payroll solution you will have all the necessary requirements in place to keep up-to-date with legislation changes. iTrent also works hand-in-hand with our HRM modules, and is totally customisable too. Through our flexible solution, individuals can access their payslips remotely using Employee Self-Service, whenever they have an electronic device to hand.

Security is taken seriously too, with our software meeting several high security standards including SOC2 certification, combined with our secure tier 3 cloud data centre based in the UK, so you know everything is safe at all times.


iTrent Payroll

"The iTrent learning and development project phase has brought significant operational efficiencies and improvements in the quality of data and processes." 

"The HR department was manually processing approximately 10,000 emails per year, along with other administration tasks" - iTrent enabled this to be automated.

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The constructive customer...

The UK's construction industry has faced a number of challenges recently, ranging from skill shortages to increasing pressures of managing onerous HR tasks across multiple sites.

Here at MHR we are out to deliver you a quality HR and payroll solution to help you tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow. We support more than 20 construction companies across the UK covering over 90,000 workers.

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Why not prepare for the future of HR...

You can do this by taking on board the HR Chatbot - here to help you automate your processes further by making it a faster, more efficient way of dealing with your day to day requests through your own virtual HR assistant. 

Make sure you take full advantage and meet our Chatbot...

Meet our Chatbot

Digital transformation. Because you can’t back up a notepad

Digital transformation means introducing platforms which integrate all areas of the business through the means of technology.

It’s currently taking the markets by storm and as a result you can rest assured that you’re following business trends and keeping up-to-date with the most recent and advanced forms of technology in HR and payroll; which is paramount to ensuring that success is delivered. 

Why not read our blog to get our top tips on giving power to your people processes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We understand your industry specific requirements.

Why not read our FAQs to see if we provide a solution to your problems.

Why not ask us a question?

Does iTrent have the functionality to recruit individuals for specific projects?

iTrent has the functionality for you as a business to create multiple recruitment sites, across multiple platforms, allowing you to access the best and most suited talent for specific projects.

Will iTrent enable us to promote our internal benefit schemes such as health and life insurance benefits?

Yes, iTrent has the module "Total Rewards Statement" to increase employee awareness around the value of the benefits they receive as part of their contract.

Will iTrent integrate our HR and payroll processes?

Yes of course! iTrent has the ability to integrate both of these core areas, making it easier to manage and maintain for HR professionals.

iTrent is also flexible to integrate with any other systems you may use to keep your processes simple.


Are we able to integrate our own construction branding, to create a recruitment style portal?

Yes, iTrent enables each organisation to tailor their recruitment portal to represent their company, making it more recognisable for people using the system.

With iTrent, can we manage multiple contracts based on our project demands?

Yes, our solution can manage all types of workers, from part to full time. It also enables you to accrue TOIL and consider flex-time.

Will iTrent increase visibility for managers, enabling them to monitor employees’ personal learning developments?

iTrent allows you to deliver structured and targeted training based on matching project requirements with specific people profiles. It also has the functionality to monitor people through training processes.

Contact Us

If you're wanting our industry specific HR and payroll solutions, and you would like more information on our iTrent modules, talk to our Construction expert!

You can talk to a member of the team directly by calling 0115 945 7150 or just complete the form and we will be in touch.

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