HR & Payroll For Universities And Higher Education

Your university needs a versatile HR and payroll solution.

It is important that you employ the right people, have the ability to attract a diverse workforce and ensure constant changes to the curriculum are met. Additionally, tackling complex pay structures, pension schemes and complying with tax systems are just a few of the challenges you are likely to face.

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MHR tackles all of these areas, helping universities, colleges, and schools with an efficient and effective HR and payroll system. We help you manage your personnel, enabling you to attract the best academic staff to achieve the best outcomes for students, improving your reputation in the process.

  • PayrollReduce your admin tasks and costs while increasing compliance with our automated payroll system, iTrent.
  • Recruitment Campaign ManagementiTrent helps you reach candidates by prioritising attraction of the best candidates, through reliable shortlisting.
  • Talent ManagementEnsure that your team has the ability to develop through learning and training schemes, resulting in strong personnel management.
  • Workforce Management - Manage the whole HRM in one seamless platform, meeting the demands of a modern day business with ease.

Are you looking for a HR & Payroll solutions for your school, college or multi-academy trust?

Find out how iTrent can help on our Education page.

Make sure you don't miss out on top talent...

iTrent makes recruitment a breeze, with our web capability ideal for accessing a wide range of education workers for your institution, and eliminating the need to re-enter applicant data through an accurate time-saving solution.

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Keep your workforce smiling by ensuring pay is accurate everytime...

Our accurate and efficient payroll solution is the key to your success. We’ve designed and implemented software with a new standard of accuracy, compliance, and flexibility to tackle things like complicated pension schemes and ensure that individuals can move into multiple roles easily.

iTrent has the ability to schedule routine jobs in batches, update in bulk, assess your workforce performance and enrol employees onto pension schemes. It covers the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS), and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) – but that’s just the start.


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What did our customers say?


Ensuring our customers are happy with the products and services we offer is the most important thing in everything we do.

We take on board feedback and look to improve wherever possible. Here are just a couple of quotes which highlight the impact iTrent is having:

"We wanted to be able to provide complete life cycle processing for all aspects of recruitment, HR processing and payroll administration and are now enjoying a range of new capabilities and benefits.”


Achieving success for universities

The central goal for all higher education organisations is to inspire and prepare university students on the path to graduation and their future careers. Great results stem from the quality of teaching, organisation and learning environments in each education institution.

MHR are here to provide solutions to your HR and payroll challenges.

A growing culture of commercialism is forming and the ability to attract international academics to provide expertise is on the rise. Thankfully, iTrent has the functionality to assist with this - plus it’s compatible with the  Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) standards too.


University students

Through the implementation of iTrent, MHR is enabling universities across the UK to become more efficient and effective throughout their HR and payroll processes.

At MHR we support 25% of The Guardian's top 20 universities, and cover 24% of all university employees. We’re the leading provider of HR and payroll in this area, meaning our system covers over 50 universities across the UK, so you can rest assured we’ve listened and understand the needs of education professionals. With our industry experts on hand you can guarantee the best service.

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