Breasley goes digital with new integrated HR system

The UK’s largest independent foam converter and specialist mattress and bed manufacturer Breasley has taken steps to modernise the way it manages its people by partnering with HR, payroll and talent experts MHR.

The Wirksworth based company has invested in a single integrated HR, Payroll and Time & Attendance system as part of a project to replace its outdated manual processes with new digital methods of working.

The system brings together MHR’s market leading cloud-based HR and Payroll solution iTrent and Vanquish Time & Attendance from workforce management specialists HFX in a single integrated system, enabling Breasley to automate and simplify the management of its 250 employees across its three sites.

The new system, which goes live in April, will enable Breasley to gain a holistic view of its people and perform management tasks from a single source, reducing administration time and generating cost savings.

Integration with HFX’s Vanquish Time & Attendance system means employee data can be seamlessly shared and payroll data uploaded without the need for any manual data entry.

Mike Crowshaw, joint managing director at Breasley says: “For over 40 years our business has been built on our commitment to providing high quality products supported by exceptional service.

“While our manufacturing methods have evolved and include the latest state of the art machinery, our HR processes have stood still, with manual spreadsheets used to manage the working time of our employees.

“We’re excited about the implementation of iTrent, and the efficiencies it will generate. Automating the processes involved in the day-to-day management of our people, through a fully integrated HR, Payroll and Time & Attendance system will deliver significant time and cost savings, reducing payroll queries, eliminating errors associated with manual entry and freeing up admin time to focus on other areas.

Anton Roe, CEO at MHR comments: “We are delighted to support Breasley in transforming the way it manages its people. Consolidating its HR and Time & Attendance functions using iTrent will enable a seamless flow of data, providing Breasley with greater control of its people and the ability to perform critical tasks much faster.”

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