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An HR, payroll and pensions system for schools and academy trusts

One place, one view of your people; puts you in control

Designed specifically for the education sector, EduPeople assists schools and academy trusts with their people strategy and streamlines HR and payroll management for greater efficiency.



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Increased efficiencies, saving you time and money

The single employee record and point of data entry drives all your HR, payroll and pension needs, improving accuracy and saving time on people management.

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Improved data and  insights to inform decision-making

Easily identify trends across your school or MAT, or deep-dive into specifics using EduPeople's customisable dashboard and robust analytics and reporting features.

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Support at every stage of the employee lifecycle

From recruitment to retirement, EduPeople supports you from onboarding to fostering a high-performance culture and managing absence and staff retention.

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Integrate with your other school business systems

EduPeople integrates with multiple other market-leading school business systems including MIS, finance software and budgeting tools.

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A modular system that can scale and grow with you 

Add functionality as you need it. EduPeople keeps up with legislative changes, complies with GDPR regulations and ensures your data is stored securely.

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Robust training and implementation process

Our experts are on hand to provide in-depth training, support and guidance from implementation all the way through to business as usual.

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EduPeople your way

A modular HR and payroll solution that grows with your school’s needs and can be tailored to your specific requirements.

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Payroll Bureau Service

An outsourced payroll bureau service that takes the pressure off schools whilst saving time, improving accuracy and increasing efficiencies. The service provides expert compliance, access to technology, and data security.

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Pensions TPS & LGPS Administration Service

Accurate and efficient pensions administration supported by qualified experts proficient in pensions administration, compliance and regulation to ensure your school is fully compliant.

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Employee/Manager Self Service

Increase efficiency whilst reducing workload for HR and admin staff by giving your employees more control over updating their personal data, allowing you to focus your time on strategic management.

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Absence Management

Insight-builder automates and streamlines absence management processes whilst reducing workload and increasing efficiency. Easily identify and monitor trends to inform strategic decision-making.

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Contract of Employment Administration

Improve compliance, efficiency and record-keeping by generating contracts and attaching them to individual staff records. Employee experience is improved whilst reducing workload on HR and administrative staff.

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Case Management

Improve communication between employees, managers, and HR staff by providing a centralised system for tracking and managing cases and facilitating communication between relevant parties.

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Single Central Record

Capture all the information required to produce your single central record and ensure that employee records are accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible for both HR staff and relevant authorities.

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Pre Employment Checks & Record

Simplify your record-keeping process, minimise risk, and increase compliance, efficiency, security, and hiring quality by effortlessly recording and uploading pre-employment check documents.

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Equality Data Management & Reporting

A centralised system for managing and reporting on equality data. Save precious time by automatically compiling reports and ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies.

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Recruitment & Onboarding

Streamline applicant processing and ensure a positive candidate experience with a module that enables you to increase the quality of hires, reduce time-to-hire, improve onboarding, and enable data-driven recruitment decisions.

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Performance Management

Fully configurable performance management enabling clear goal and objective setting. Improve performance and develop talent through increased accountability, improved communication, and data-driven decision-making.

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Learning & Development

Easily set and manage objectives linked to your employees’ personal learning accounts, enabling you to improve skills, develop talent and boost employee engagement and retention.

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Pensions LGPS Banding Letter Service

Achieve and remain compliant with LGPS administration. Letter Banding which includes the creation of required letters for each member of staff in the LGPS scheme.

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Pensions Auto-Enrolment Service

Expert guidance and support throughout the auto-enrolment process and full access for employees to monitor and generate reports themselves at a time that suits them.

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Statutory & Enhanced Reporting

Remain compliant with National Fraud Initiative (NFI) reporting that saves time on administration, plus salary statements that meet requirements for annual Teaching Salary Statements.

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DCAT Case Study

Case Study

Find out how automation and integration of processes has helped DCAT achieve greater efficiencies and improve their business operations using EduPeople.

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Case Study

Find out how EduPeople provided DCAT with an all encompassing single HR and payroll system to manage their expanding workforce more effectively.

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Discover seven steps on how to prepare and present the business case for investing in a new HR, payroll and pensions system such as EduPeople.

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Frequently asked questions

What is EduPeople?

EduPeople is an HR, payroll and pensions system designed specifically for the education sector with academy trusts and schools in mind. The EduPeople system is a live, cloud-based system which displays employee information in real-time, giving you a complete reflection of your organisation. EduPeople is not just software, it’s a system and a service. For example, when you sign up to EduPeople for Payroll & Pensions services, you receive a managed service delivered by a dedicated, named payroll officer who is on hand to support you.

Is EduPeople easy to use?

EduPeople is a highly intuitive system that automates processes. All your HR and payroll data is in one place, removing the need for duplicate data entry. The employee’s single record automatically feeds data through to other modules, such as HR and Payroll & Pensions, minimising errors and risks making it easy to use. Contracts and letters can be generated at the click of a button and employee documentation is easily stored in their individual record. Reports are generated using real-time data and can be downloaded instantly, whilst dashboards and analytics easily show a true reflection of your workforce. Additionally, to ensure you get the most out of EduPeople, we provide extensive training for all users as part of your onboarding journey, giving users complete confidence.

How easy is it to move to EduPeople?

Making the switch to EduPeople is easy. At Strictly Education, we work closely with our clients to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible by supporting you every step of the way. We take the time to understand your needs and requirements, construct a plan and support you at every stage of the implementation process. This support continues post implementation with ongoing training and support. Should you have any concerns about the transition, we can phase implementation, minimising potential risks of migration to EduPeople.

What ongoing support is available?

We provide extensive training during your transition, as well as monthly training sessions and regular drop-in sessions post implementation. You will also have access to our library of resources including guides and demonstration videos. Not only this, you will have constant support when you need it. EduPeople also gives you access to wider business services such as our HR Consultancy team, should you need further assistance, as well as being assigned a dedicated payroll officer who is on hand to support you.

What software and systems does EduPeople integrate with?

EduPeople integrates with multiple other market-leading school systems including MIS, finance software and budgeting tools, for example Sage and Access. Seamless integration means you don’t have to duplicate data entry across multiple systems.

Is the data in EduPeople stored securely

EduPeople is GDPR compliant and ensures your data is stored securely. EduPeople is supported by a data centre that is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 accredited.

What about pensions?

With the Pensions TPS & LGPS Administration Service we can take care of all of your pension administration, including uploading reports directly to Teachers’ Pensions and providing your local government pensions with required reporting each month, including end-of-year returns. Our dedicated Pensions team will answer any queries from the pension providers and complete monthly starters, leavers and changes reports.

Does EduPeople accommodate MAT structures?

Yes, EduPeople makes viewing data from multiple schools easily accessible under one platform. EduPeople also accommodates records for employees with multiple positions in multiple schools. From whole-MAT to a single establishment, you can control the level of data you make available.

Any more questions?

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