What Is Breathe?
Breathe’s award-winning HR software helps over 13,000 SMEs to streamline their everyday people-tasks and covers everything from holiday, sickness & document management to expenses, rotas and performance.
The software is GDPR-compliant & ISO27001-accredited, offering the highest level of data security. The system is also 100% cloud-based, making it easy to access from anywhere.
Breathe have been part of the ELMO Software group since 2020.
Who Uses Breathe?
UK-based SMEs with up to 200 employees, free trial, competitive pricing per business, not per person. Effortless leave management, secure document storage, track and monitor sickness & absence.
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Reviews of Breathe
Great HR platform for growing businesses
Comments: We found BreatheHR when we were about 20 staff and it's been a godsend, it meant we could move on from holiday spreadsheets and it made us so much more organised with personnel files but those were only the basic things we were trying to 'fix', in reality lots of other benefits came with it - our team love the 'kudos' feature which mean they can say thanks / well done to each other, and we use it to help communicate business critical documents to all staff - our team have take much more responsibility for their own information and now they can access things like remaining holiday days whenever they want.
There are lots but in general this has given us a professionalism in our HR administration that we simply didn't have before at a cost that's a real no brainer.
Can't think of any, but if anything you do only get out of it what you put in so if you don't engage your staff in it and use the various features then it won't be so useful.
Comments: Mostly been good overall a few teething problems at all but this is expected with any system
The majority of the system is easy to use both as an administrator and also for employees. If all information is entered correctly the reminders on the system are great as well i.e passport and visa expiry reminders. Booking time off / leave requests work well
Documents and timesheets / time logs - not being able to have bulk upload functionality is really frustrating at times. The report functionality isn't great also. Not having version control and a log of version controls for documents as well is also annoying
Functional HR System
Comments: It is a good basic tool for Employee records, but getting data back out can be cumbersome
It is relatively simple to navigate the system and complete tasks quickly using the it's basic interface
It needs updating. There is no drag and drop functionality, integration with Office 365 or CRM and data cannot be exported en masses.
Great online HR system
Comments: Great - have used a few online HR systems in SaaS businesses with teams deployed both at home and in office; this is great for managing all we need to, easily and quickly
ease of use and visual display is great; easy to see individuals, teams and broader groups, wirh notification settings easy to set up and amend. Good for containing - securely - necessary data.
We have set up 2FA - this is more my issue than Breathe's and I guess it's important, but boy, it's irritating ;-)
Excellent Cost-Effective HR Platform
Comments: Using Breathe has had a positive impact on our business, ensuring ease-of use and process consistency.
Breathe is a competitively-priced online HR platform which helps us to effectively manage documents, leave, absence and employee records. Reporting functions are easy to operate and offer valuable management information. The platform is popular with our employees and is widely used to capture and organise leave requests.
The process involved in setting up a new employee can be a little time-consuming, this would be easier if we could input all relevant information in one module.
Centurion Management Systems Response
3 months ago
Thank you Charlie for your review. We're really happy to hear that using Breathe has had a positive impact on your business and your feedback regarding setting up a new employee is really valuable. If you have any other feedback you'd like to share with us that could help us improve Breathe, take a look at our customer portal. Thanks again, Kayleigh