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Sage HR Essentials vs Core HR & Leave Management modules
Sage HR Essentials vs Core HR & Leave Management modules

The differences in features between Sage HR Essentials and the Core HR module and Leave Management module.

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Written by Oliver Cook
Updated over a week ago

Sage HR Essentials is a free version of Sage HR that comes as part of Sage Payroll (also known as Sage Business Cloud Payroll). This includes some features of Core HR and Leave Management.

Below are the differences in features between Sage HR Essentials and the Core HR module & Leave Management module.


Sage HR Essentials v Core HR

Features

Sage HR Essentials

Core HR

Employee profiles

Emergency contacts

Documents

Document categories

E-Signature documents

Trackable documents

Announcements

Asset management

Custom fields

Teams

Tasks

Org chart

Recipes

Automated onboarding

Automated offboarding

Working patterns

Employment statuses

Training

Training events


Sage HR Essentials v Leave Management

Feature

Sage HR Essentials

Leave Management

Time off policies

Unlimited time off policies

Labour-based time off policies

Time off approvers

Individual approvers

Policy approvers

Individual allowances

Time off reminders

Time off balance

Automated carry-over

Part day requests

Conditions for probation period

Limit the maximum number of days in a time off request

Limit blocks of time off

Minimum notice for time off

Allowance based on length of service

Allowance based on start date

Allowance based on children

Automatic time off approval

Replacement person

Public holiday import

Public holiday groups

Custom working days

Blackout dates

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