The People First Story

The brand name People First was picked and registered worldwide to reflect our aim to build an application that uniquely focuses on people’s needs and for the first time in the HR industry truly put People First.

October 2017

People First Launches at HR Tech.

People First explodes on to the scene at HR Tech in Amsterdam with incredible feedback from the market and firmly establishes it as an innovative product.

November 2017

People First – the Future of Work

The Times Future of Work supplement features People First where it is described as the new kid on the block in the world of human resources and beyond.


December 2017

Product Endorsed by Senior Business Academic

Dr Peter Bloom, Senior Lecturer in the Department of People and Organisations at The Open University discusses People First as the future of work.


January 2018

Marginalia Magazine Talks to People First

Gloria Lombardi, founder of Marginalia, talks to People First about how the product contributes to the future of work.

February 2018

First Early Adopter Signed

Creative agency, Emberson, signs up as an early adopter of People First to help them enhance the employee experience and support employee engagement.

March 2018

People First Successfully Integrates With iTrent

The first successful integration is achieved with leading UK payroll platform iTrent, to offer a best in class solution for UK businesses.

April 2018

People First Rolled Out to 600+ Employees at MHR

After a successful pilot, all 600+ plus employees at MHR went live on People First, taking the total number of people using the platform to over 700.

September 2018

Industry Accolade for People First

People First is named as Company of the Year in the 10 Most Promising Human Capital Management Solutions Providers 2018, by Insights Success in the US.


December 2018

First Asia Pacific and US Partners Signed

Singapore-based, ConnectDott Pte joined People First as the first Asia Pacific Partner, while MPAY based in North Carolina became the first US partner.

April 2019

T&A Module Launched

People First unveils its latest module – Time & Attendance - which gives businesses an efficient and convenient way for their employees to record working time.

So what is the future?

People First has large ambitions and a list of exciting projects which are being release across our biweekly updates by our talented team of 150+ People Firsters. We can’t wait to show you what we have up our sleeves to change the world of work.