New to your role? Here's a recap of our upgrade journey so far...

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In case you haven’t been following the developments of the University’s HR system (CoreHR) quite so closely, or might be new to your role, we hope that the summary below will help to get you up to speed:

An overview of key developments over the past 5 years:

July 2020: A new HR Reporting tool is launched.

June 2020: Move to online-only payslips now complete: Effective from June payday, payslips and P60s are now paperless for the majority of University employees.

March 2020: Phase 2.2 of the Upgrade commenced – work underway to deliver the upgrade to version 28 and migrate the Personnel module from the Back Office to the Portal. 

February 2020: Phase 2.1 of the Upgrade delivered: The Recruitment functionality was migrated from the Back Office to the Portal, on version 26. Online CoreHR training was also rolled out for Recruitment, replacing classroom-based training.

October 2019 – Received configured test environment – team assessing Recruitment processes in the Portal and identifying key changes and differences.

June 2019 – Phase 2 commenced – to move key Back Office processes into the Portal and implement new features.

May 2019 – Phase 1 of the upgrade delivered: Upgrade to v26 and CoreHR now host our data and manage all technical infrastructure required to run the CoreHR software. Find out more here.

June 2018 - signed a five-year contract with CoreHR to move to their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.

May 2018 – HR Self-Service introduced (access via University network only). Find out more here.

2016 – CoreHR announced all customers to be moved to their hosted platform (end of the provision of upgrades for on premise installations). The University began planning its HRIS Development Programme.

October 2015 – Previous major upgrade to v20. Key new features included: Login via Single Sign-on and the Letters module.