Software that puts people first.

Simple software that helps you manage your people the right way.

  • 14-day free trial - no credit card required
  • Flexible, commitment-free plans - cancel at any time
  • Tailor your plan with additional modules
  • The most cost-effective cloud-based HR software available
  • New: Xero Payroll integration
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Free up time for what's important. Swap spreadsheets for software and put your people first with an easy-to-use online system.

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NEW: Xero Payroll Integration

We've partnered with leading payroll software provider, Xero, so you can manage HR & Payroll in one place.

Our self-service, intuitive integration is fast, user-friendly and free to all our customers.

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Build a culture that drives your business forward. With Breathe you can.

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The Culture Pledge

Join hundreds of SMEs who’ve pledged to put their people first. Discover the business-benefits of committing to your culture today.

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The Culture Hub

Company culture is key to keeping your people engaged & productive - but what is company culture and why is it important?

Culture series editions

The People First Culture Series

Get the latest insights on SME company culture and uncover actionable advice to help your people and business thrive in 2023 & beyond.

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Our marketplace

We’ve teamed up with a catalogue of other products that we think go hand-in-hand with Breathe. Discover our complementary partners today.


Accredited HR Partners

Are you an HR consultant looking to take your business to the next level? Offer your clients more and save time on people-admin with Breathe’s Partner Programme.

Free holiday calculator

Quickly calculate pro-rata holiday entitlement with our free tool

Struggling to calculate holiday allowance for a part-time employee, or for someone who joined mid-year? Our free calculator makes it easy.


Our latest blog posts

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How to reduce your small business carbon footprint

Our planet is facing serious challenges. Climate change is a real and ongoing threat. Yet climate change is not the only challenge faced by small business owners. High inflation rates, a stagnant economy and a labour shortage are combining to place substantial pressure on business.

12 September, 2023 by Laura Sands

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How SMEs can manage long-term sickness absence

We know that managing long-term sickness can be difficult, for both employers & employees. ONS research shows that there are now at least 2.5 million people in the UK suffering from long-term sickness.

11 September, 2023 by Aimée Brougham-Chandler