Greater visibility and protection
Expedo’s lawyers also feed into the compliance system by publishing compliance updates for companies as well as workflows on HR processes and functions.
Being able to manage occupational health and safety issues, or other types of employee risks, is critical.
“Most small-to-medium sized businesses really don’t know how to navigate certain incidents in the workplace correctly,” Donnelly says.
“There’s usually quite a few steps you need to follow to ensure that you’ve done the right thing by the employee and, if it’s a workplace complaint, that you’ve followed the right process.
“Expedo includes all the workflows to execute those things in a compliant way.”
External law firms and HR consultants can also use the system to proactively engage with and manage their own business clients, including viewing analytics on potential employment risks.
In addition, employers can add performance metrics to different responsibilities so employee reviews be streamlined.
“Everyone can see their learning plans related to those positions, what the next job steps are, and the expectations for those positions,’’ Donnelly says.
“We all know that employment is the biggest cost for a business and a critical path to its success, but many of them probably don’t put resources into it as much as they should.’’
Yet, it’s also clear more and more businesses are tapping into sophisticated human capital management solutions that give them and their employees greater confidence, visibility and compliance protections.