We take pride in looking after our clients from the moment they enquire about our HR software, throughout their deployment process and beyond. Below we will let our clients tell you what they love about our software.

We have been using Activ Absence for little over a year now.  We had looked at many different holiday management systems and Activ seemed prefect for us. It’s such a user friendly system and our employees, and managers, are very happy with it.  The system couldn’t be simpler to use.  

You can see instantly if a holiday request will cause any conflicts.  You can also use the system “on the go” on your mobile or tablet. 

The initial set up was painless too. The Helpdesk are always there if needed. I would certainly recommend Activ Absence to any size company.


I found that the functionality and aesthetics/how the software works was simple but effective and the most cost effective provider I found (without sacrificing quality). We are potentially looking to use Activ Appraisals in the future.

The level of helpdesk support is also really good, with issues being logged and resolved within hours, so generally really pleased

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Sprue Safety Products

Activ Absence has transformed the way we manage holiday & sickness absence.  It has freed up my time dramatically and is a very welcome addition to our company.

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Williams Turner & Son

The support provided by Activ has really helped when transitioning to using Activ Absence and any issues we had – their ongoing support has also been very helpful.

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You View Ltd

Activ Absence ticks all the boxes for us and provides an overall picture of all absence. The ability for the system to meet our specific needs makes it even more valuable

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Borough Council of Wellingborough

I love how easy the software is to use for both HR user and general user. The reports are so easy to create and save me loads of time. Activ Absence is quick and easy information just a couple of clicks away. The best thing about Activ Absence is the customer support. Any issues they come straight back to me. Of all the companies that I have worked with over the years Activ Absence is by far the best.

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Powell Gilbert

We are a large domiciliary care provider employing over 200 staff. We were using paper forms to record our holidays and absences which presented us with many challenges. Activ Absence was recommended by our HR solicitor.  

Activ Absence presented a very thorough introduction, understood our business and configured our requirements within the software very quickly. We phased staff in gradually over a 6 month period and today I have confidently say that using the software has reduced our time significantly and offered a transparent solution for all staff improving morale throughout.  

We recently purchased Activ Handbook albeit its infant stages I can already see the benefits.

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Care in Hand

Activ Absence is really user friendly, with great customer support and gives us clear information on reports at a glance.

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Activ’s technical support team are very responsive and always there to help and have even made amendments to the software at our request. The software is relatively easy to use and users require little assistance after initial training. Nice to have a possibility of adding more modules to the package

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Research Partnership

We have been using Activ Absence for over 5 years now. It has clearly lifted the burden of employee leave management by streamlining the whole process. Great for monitoring staff leave and absence reports. Helpdesk are also brilliant and efficient. We have found Activ Absence invaluable, we run 2 sites so could not envisage life without it! The busy clinicians also find the study day recording a useful tool as a reminder system.

Hetherington Group Practice

We started using Activ Absence in October 2017.  Set up was relatively easy with lots of support and advice provided by the help desk.   

We were looking for a system that streamlined requests for planned absence and one that also helped us to manage the sickness absence process. Staff have adapted to the new system really well and the online forms and email prompts are really useful for keeping everyone informed about what they need to do.   

The system keeps SLT informed about staffing and the cover supervisor knows what requests are being made in advance to help anticipate any cover needs.  From an administrative point of view it’s easy to keep track of what is outstanding.  The help desk is friendly, knowledgeable and, in my experience, is usually able to fix any issues really quickly

John Port Spencer Academy

Trying to keep track of absence within a school was more of a nightmare that I had originally imagined.  We wanted an easy to use, no nonsense system that was intuitive and an asset rather than a hindrance and that is exactly what we got when we signed up to Activ Absence. 

We had initially trialled a number of different systems and each time would be pulling our hair out at how complicated something relatively easy was made.  From system capability, migration and to actual end user interface this is by far the most user friendly and cost-effective system that I have come across. 

Accessing the information that we need from a HR perspective is amazingly simple, and the alerts that are sent through to line managers are such a useful tool.  The data is transparent so any individual can see their own records and logging absence or leave requests are so simple that training is not required.   

Everything is pretty much a couple of clicks and you can’t get things wrong so the fear that is normally associated with new systems just does not exist with this one.   

I would recommend Activ Absence to any type of organisation regardless of size, it’s fully versatile and easy, exactly what you want from a system and more!

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