How Can I Apply Security To Further Information Fields?

Further Information fields can be added to various areas of Ciphr People to store different types of information. This article demonstrates how these further information fields can be added to security field groups for the purpose of restricting access to certain information.

These instructions are only suitable for use by System Administrator users of Ciphr, with extensive knowledge of setting up security/user roles.

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How Can Ciphr Decisions Be Used To Produce Management Information?

Compatible Versions: All Versions

Ciphr Decisions is a data analysis tool that allows users to look at virtually any combination of pre-selected fields. For example Basic pay displayed by Grade and then by Location. One of the strengths of Ciphr Decisions is that reports, even complex ones, are displayed instantly.

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CIP Sponsors MrZapCat charity event – Powerboating round the UK with no stops … and only one arm!

Computers In Personnel are proud to announce that we’re sponsoring Neil Bainbridge, who will be piloting his “Gemini Zapcat” power-boat around the UK in order to raise funds for two major charities – CLIC (Cancer and Leukaemia in Children) and the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

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Ciphr : How Can I Add Fields to the Subset Screen in Ciphr?

These instructions should only be followed by a user with an advanced level of knowledge of the Ciphr application, who has attended the System Manager training course.

For this example, we will look at a system which has had some Further Information fields added to the Personal Details area, to store Keycard information (for information on how this has been achieved, please see the Helpdesk Information Sheet entitled ‘How To Use Information Fields To Store Additional Information In Ciphr’)

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Managing Information and Change in HR: A Webster Buchanan Survey


Key findings include:

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Couldn’t Attend Our Event? Download The Presentations Here!

Our recent client event focussed on cost-savings, ‘making the most of who you’ve got‘, was a great success – with excellent contributions & feedback from attendees.

On the day, a variety of presentations regarding cost-savings products were shown, and these have now been uploaded to our website for you to download and circulate. Please find links to the presentation downloads below.

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Client Event Summary : Thanks to those who attended!

On Friday 8th May, CIP held a client event in Euston, London. The purpose of the day was to discuss the current economic situation, how our clients are currently dealing with it, and how CIP can help our clients through these difficult times.

23 clients attended from 17 organisations to discuss the challenges they face, with very constructive interaction throughout the day.

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Ciphr : The Manpower Indices Report – An explanation of the report’s content and calculations


The Manpower Indices report is a standard report within Ciphr People. By default, the report is located within the ‘Reports’ > ‘Manpower’ menu.

The report output is broken down into three distinct sections; Stability Index, Skill Conservation Index, Labour Wastage.

When a user runs the report, they should be prompted for a date. This user specified date is used in each of the three report sections, detailed below.

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Ciphr : How can I use the same field twice in a Ciphr report to show different values (e.g. point in time and current)?

You may wish to include the same field more than once in one report, in order that different values can be reported on – one example would be wanting to show someone’s current department information alongside their department information as at a point in time.

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Free Payroll Briefing Paper : Balancing Cost and Service Quality

Read the Payroll briefing paper below, or download a PDF copy.
Executive Summary

With payroll departments under relentless pressure to cut costs and improve efficiency, this Briefing Paper examines what options are open to organisations looking to make both short-term and long-term improvements. Focusing on the difficult balance between reducing costs and maintaining service quality, it argues that organisations should weigh up a combination of strategic and tactical steps. In particular, the Paper argues that: