Administrators have the highest level of access in Sage HR, which means they can see and do everything in the system. By default, the first user who creates the Sage HR company has administrator access rights.

If you need to create a new admin, the original administrator can give an existing employee user administrator access in Sage HR.

We'll show you how in the steps below.

  1. Go to an employee's profile. You should automatically be on the Employee tab of their profile menu.

  2. Scroll down the Employee page until you get to Access level.

  3. Underneath the Access level field, click on it and change it from Employee to Administrator.

4. Scroll down to the bottom, then click Save.

📎NOTE: If you use Sage HR Online Services (UK only), and want to create a new admin user who doesn't need to be linked to an employee record in Sage 50cloud Payroll (UK only), you can simply manually create a new profile in Sage HR Online Services and then assign them admin access. Read more >

What can't an additional admin do if you use Sage HR Online Services?

If you use Sage HR Online Services, which is Sage HR integrated with Sage 50cloud Payroll, the only thing an additional admin can't do is allow other additional admins' access to give other admins access to see or not see employees' payslips.

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