Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced general availability of the latest release of its human capital management (HCM) solution, Epicor HCM version 5.8, at the 16th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition being held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, October 7-9. Epicor HCM is a complete human resource information system (HRIS) enabling companies to track, manage and analyze HR data throughout the entire employee lifecycle. The newest release of Epicor HCM delivers expanded country-specific functionality for Australia/New Zealand (ANZ) and the United Kingdom (UK), and enhancements to goal measurement and reporting.
“HCM is a key driver to finding and retaining employees, providing visibility across an increasingly global workforce, and meeting regulatory employee and workforce reporting requirements, all the while driving business value and increasing overall productivity,” said Lisa Rickard, senior product marketing manager, human capital management solutions for Epicor. “With our newest release of Epicor HCM, we continue to empower customers to expand globally – crossing borders with deployment and business operations – and to compete effectively in the marketplace with unprecedented measurement capabilities that align the workforce with organizational goals and objectives.”
Expanding Global Support
The expanded global framework of the newest release of Epicor HCM now supports organizations with offices in United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Location-specific configuration of Epicor HCM delivers a balance of relevant communication and corporate standards at each office site. Both UK and ANZ country-specific functionality profiles include terminology updates and tax code capabilities for respective regions.
The primary ANZ country-specific functionality profile offers:
– Health and safety checklists, including reporting;
– Government checks including Police Clearance and Working with Children to increase safety at the workplace; and,
– Qualifying periods as part of the Workplace Relations (WR) Act.
For UK offices, key country-specific functionality includes:
– Tracking of notice periods — defining the length of time that employers and employees must provide with a notice of termination;
– Working Time Directive that allows member states to permit individual workers to opt-out of the 48-hour weekly limit on their working hours; and, – Tracking employees’ work council participation, including their role.