Payback calculator

Discover your savings with our payback calculator for HR

Looking to make significant savings in both time and money for your business? Our packback calculator can help you see your return on investment when you become a BrightHR customer.


Did you know that over the year, the average business will:

Spend 31 hours processing 270+ absence requests and lose 14 hours managing 120 overtime requests

Have to manually request staff to work 320 additional hours across 40 open shifts

Require 150 HR documents, from job ads and policies to tax guides and handbooks

Use 14 custom reports or spreadsheets to manage their HR and payroll

Put aside over €2,360 using an expense tracking app

How could this look for your business?

To see the hidden costs to your business, tell us how may employees you have

Annual cost of BrightHR

Cost of HR software and advice

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for every €1 you spend

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Your average yearly spend

Your total cost breakdown

Time to record staff lateness & absenceNo employees selected
Time to record staff overtimeNo employees selected
Draft a single HR policy*No employees selected
Average cost of a tribunal claimNo employees selected
HR compulsory staff e-learningNo employees selected

Sources: The cost of HR documentation, recording staff lateness and absence to recording staff overtime is based on a day rate for a mid-level HR Manager validated by Hays Salary Guide. The average cost of a tribunal claim is based on an average WRC claim. The cost for staff HR related elearning is validated by TheLearningRooms. Annual cost of BrightHR is based off the BrightHR Protect Combined package for 12 months. Further information available on request. *Cost of single document rather than average yearly spend. Terms and conditions apply

The best investment in HR software and advice you’ll ever make

Just think of the time you’ll free up, the stress you’ll avoid, and the money you’ll save to put back into your business—when everything you need is in one place.

Streamline your tools to a single platform—saving you and your business thousands each year.

You could hire someone full-time, but that is expensive…

The annual salary for an HR Manager is approximately €60,000

Plus, it can cost anywhere from €400 to €2000 an hour for employment law support and external guidance.

*As cited by Hays, leading specialist recruiter.

When you get professional HR support, you can...

  • Automate your HR admin and save valuable time
  • Reduce costs in areas you don’t need to spend in
  • Save money through digital reporting and tracking
  • Improve retention by improving staff engagement
  • Streamline your people management and improve your operations
  • Create a safe, engaged, and productive workplace improving staff retention

Let BrightHR boost your bottom line


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