CIPHR, a leading UK provider of SaaS people management solutions, has joined forces with HR tech start-up OurPeople to help organisations communicate even more effectively with their workforce.
The new partnership will particularly benefit organisations in industries that employ large numbers of frontline, deskless staff, temps and seasonal staff, or gig workers, such as health and social care, hospitality, leisure, retail, logistics, utilities, manufacturing, and local government, among others.
Linking CIPHR’s powerful HCM platform, CIPHR Connect, with OurPeople’s intuitive communication and engagement app ensures that all relevant employee details are updated across both systems. For example, any changes to records in CIPHR HR, such as new starters and leavers, are automatically reflected in OurPeople’s data, so any vital company messages and broadcasts, including images and files, sent via the app (or SMS) reach the right people at the right time.
Megan Hope, partner manager at CIPHR, comments: “I’m delighted that CIPHR is entering this exciting partnership with OurPeople. Our two businesses already share a number of mutual customers across multiple sectors and, as hybrid and remote working continues to be the norm for many workers in the UK, I expect our joint proposition to become increasingly popular.
“Deskless workers – from nurses and delivery drivers to supermarket staff, make up a significant part of the UK workforce. But they don’t always have access to the same levels of day-to-day management communication and knowledge sharing as their desk-based colleagues. And, if employees don’t feel included, they often don’t feel connected or engaged or part of the wider team.
“Good communication really is key to improving team connectivity and boosting engagement levels, which, in turn, aid staff retention and productivity, and help build long-lasting success. That’s why it’s so crucial to have the right tools that enable organisations to communicate with their people quickly and clearly.”
Stuart Margetts, sales director EMEA at OurPeople, comments: “We’re thrilled to be working with CIPHR – a company which shares our vision to better support and empower staff through the right digital tools. This comes at a time when more companies than ever are adopting hybrid working models, with agile tech being key in keeping teams seamlessly aligned and connected. Our technology will help better support those working in deskless teams by keeping them connected with each other and managers, via a simple, streamlined, mobile based platform.
“We’re hugely excited to see what the future of this partnership will bring, including the opportunity to bolster existing client relationships for both parties.”
OurPeople is a communication platform with messaging, file sharing, surveys, smart forms, and real-time analytics. The platform, which is GDPR compliant, allows workplaces to deliver concise information without a sea of comments diluting important messages.
CIPHR is a specialist provider of SaaS HR, learning, payroll and recruitment software through its HCM platform, CIPHR Connect. CIPHR’s cloud-based solutions help busy HR teams to streamline their processes across the entire employee lifecycle and spend more time working strategically.
CIPHR Connect’s ecosystem of specialist partners and integrations include OurPeople, Experian, Adobe Sign, Broadbean, ShopWorks, Moodle, iSAMS, Thymometrics, HFX, Power BI, Amba, Workable, Hireful, and Vacancy Poster.
For more information, please visit www.ciphr.com.