Easy to use HR software designed for SMEs

Simplify and automate your people management

Easy to use HR software designed for SMEs

Simplify and automate your people management

HR software your team will love

Intuitive. Straightforward. Employee-friendly.

The success of your company is about managing your employees— not paper. By focusing on simplicity and ease of use, breatheHR is a cloud HR software solution designed to tame the chaos so that you can get out from behind the desk and lead your people.

The success of your company is about managing your employees— not paper.

By focusing on simplicity and ease of use, breatheHR is a cloud HR software solution designed to tame the chaos so that you can get out from behind the desk and lead your people.

Cumbersome HR systems are officially a thing of the past

Simplify and automate your HR admin

Keeping all your employee information in one place and automating all those time consuming human resource administrative tasks, breatheHR transforms the way you do HR.

With customisable reports, automated and streamlined processes, this HR system gives you the tools you need to support your business.

Over 1,900 businesses trust breatheHR to manage their 65,000 employees


When looking at the market place for a suitable system – breatheHR jumped out as a simple system for employees to use and for us to implement

Geoff Bond


breatheHR offered an all in one solution. breatheHR enables us to stay on top of information with an ease of use that’s second to none

Lynn Horton


We purchased the service and had it set up with all our staff details entered and staff actually using it within about 4 hours

Nick Austin


Holidays booked and fond memories made.

Users getting stuff done faster.

Documents safely stored and managed.

Centralise Employee Data

An HR system where you can easily and safely access all your HR data from anywhere there is an internet connection. more info >

Approve & Monitor Holiday Requests

Holiday management is simple with a straightforward holiday allowance display, employee-self service, and a central holiday calendar. more info >

Manage Employee Absence

Easily manage and monitor employee sick leave and absences with the manager dashboard, central calendar and reports functionality. more info >

Streamline Reports

Spot important trends by generating custom reports that show only the information you need. more info >

Organise Documents

Securely store or share documents with specific employees knowing that all your company and employee documents are in one easy to use location. more info >

Track Expenses

Easily manage employee expense claims and generate reports to help calculate budgets and spot trends. more info >

Set Permissions & Be Organised

Set line manager and employee permissions to simplify your day and use the automatically generated tasks and email reminders to keep you on track. more info >

Boost Performance

Promote peer-to-peer recognition and give praise, manage appraisals, increase communication channels, set one-to-one meetings and manage objectives. more info >

API System Integration

Streamline information across your favourite systems and be rest assured knowing that your data has synced perfectly between platforms. more info >

Discover how breatheHR can free up your day

Every Tuesday and Thursday, we host a webinar so you can explore the power of breatheHR with a member of staff.
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cloud hr software system

Simple Setup

With nothing to install and a step-by-step setup, getting started with our cloud based HR software is easy. You’ll get immediate access to the complete system and do not have to enter in payment details until you are ready. Go active before your trial is over? You’ll still get the 14 days for free.

Excellent Support

For absolutely no additional cost, you’ll have access to all the support you require. Whether it’s our knowledge base, videos, our regular onboarding webinars, a quick email or phone call, we want to help you get the most from breatheHR.


Ultimate Security

Data security is our number one priority. Our online personnel software uses HTTPS encryption to ensure data is always encrypted as it travels from our highly secure UK data centres to your browser. Download our Security White Paper for more information.

The go anywhere HR management system

Responsive Design. Simple to use.

With your information in the cloud, breatheHR has created a seamless design that looks beautiful on any device to help you get the job done– no matter where you are. HRM software does not have to be complicated or confusing. With absolutely nothing to install and a simple setup process, you will be transforming the way you do HR in minutes. What’s more, breatheHR has a mobile app available on itunes and google play store to provide employees an even quicker leave request and directory platform.

breatheHR decreased time spent managing many HR processes significantly.

Megan Edwards

Head of Operations, NetNatives

I am a 100% advocate of breatheHR. Its worth its weight in gold!

Shaun Mook

Operations Director, Velocity

Online HR software for small and medium companies

We take care of your HR admin with prices starting at just £97 per year! No hidden extras!

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Take control of your employee data

breatheHR lets you focus on your company goals not the admin. Core HR features include employee profile, absence management, performance, training and reports.

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Automate time off requests

Save valuable time with our automated holiday request and approval features. Track and plan all team absences with the absence calendar.

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Affordable SME human resources system

Simple pay-as-you grow price plans.

breatheHR is a human resources saas system your managers and employees will love to use.  Each of our plans are feature packed, making it one of the best value HR systems available.  Every plan comes with core HR including employee profile, absence management, training records, tasks lists and payroll export and a report library. You can choose to set line manager permissions to delegate tasks and have employee self-service on holidays, sickness and personal information. Our performance management features including 1-1s, company goals and objectives.



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