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Kronos launches cloud based Workforce Ready solution in UK

Kronos Incorporated has launched its cloud based Workforce Ready (opens in new tab)suite in the UK, providing an as a service workforce management solution for small and midsize businesses (SMBs).

Workforce Ready offers SMBs a powerful solution that can easily analyse and manage real-time employee data, whether it be controlling labour costs, minimising compliance risk or improving workforce productivity.

Specific features of the suite include, automatic collection of time and attendance information, scheduling, absence management, an end-to-end HR solution, applicant tracking and screening for hiring purposes and labour analytics.

It is also completely mobile, allowing employees to view schedules, request time off, and view their pay statements through a smartphone.

"Kronos is deeply committed to Europe, with a well-established presence in the enterprise segment of the market," said Dick Cahill, vice president and general manager of international at Kronos.

"With the launch of our Cloud workforce management suite in Europe, we are bringing the SMBs an entirely new way of managing their workforce, with enterprise-level capabilities in an easy-to-use, easy-to-afford, cloud-based environment."

Mollie Lombardi, vice president and principle analyst at Human Capital Management added: "Typically these technology options do not require as much time or resource investment to implement, and can help reduce the burden on IT to support the software, while also helping businesses remain more flexible as they grow or their needs change."

Workforce Ready is available now in the UK, Belgium and The Netherlands. The software is provided as a service and pricing is available on a per-employee, per-month basis.

Tomas Jivanda
Tomas Jivanda

Tomas is co-founder of Lucky Pilgrim, a team of journalists, photographers and art directors who connect brands to audiences through words, imagery and design. He was formerly editorial director at Chapel and managing editor at Courier magazine, and was a writer for ITProPortal as well as The Independent, EastLondonLines, The Sunday Times Magazine, and Croon.