Announcements can be used for you to share important news quickly share with the entire company. This article runs through how to enable this feature if it is currently disabled, and how to configure its settings.

Once you have this feature set up you and your colleagues can create posts that can be seen by everyone in your Sage HR company. You can also choose to send an email notification to every employee for important updates you wouldn't like them to miss.

📎NOTE: Announcements can't be viewed in the Sage HR app. To see features available in the Sage HR app - Read more >

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📎NOTE: To set up Announcements you requires admin-level access to Announcements functionality OR admin-level access to Sage HR account

General settings

  1. Click your name in the top right, then click Settings.

  2. On the settings menu click Announcements, then click General.

Enable Announcements

The Show Announcements checkbox controls whether the Announcements feed is visible in the main menu for all employees with any level of access. Published Announcements are saved even if the feed is disabled and will be there when enabled again.


📌TIP: If Announcements feature is enabled, you can limit it to Administrators. This is handy if you'd like to create a bit of content prior opening the access to wide audience of employees.

Announcements administrators

This field allows you to select users who you want to have access to the Announcements settings, to draft announcements, and be able to add new posts and edit existing ones. Administrators can also delete comments under the published Announcements.

Reactions

Reactions allow selecting up to five emojis that can be used to react to each published Announcement.


Newsletter

If you select Send weekly/bi-weekly/monthly newsletter email to employees, this sends an email containing all the latest announcements to be sent to all eligible employees.

  • If weekly, it is sent every Tuesday at 10am

  • If bi-weekly it is sent every other Tuesday at 10am

  • If monthly it is sent on the first day of the month at 10am.


Topics

Announcements are grouped by a topic which can then be used as a Filter on the newsfeed. If required you can create more topics - Read more >


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