Optunli: A New Angle in Talent Mapping

Top 10 HR Tech Startups in UK - 2020

The last decade has been a period of transformative development for HR startups worldwide, as well as uk. From flexible working to the rise of the gig economy, the wave of tech solutions is advancing the automated HR processes. These innovations are setting the pace for new performance management models, sophisticated learning methods, advanced approaches to train and recruit people, and many more. For instance, the use of People Analytics is becoming prevalent in HR startups as it provides valuable insights into the workforce and helps startups to retain talents and spot performance inconsistencies. At the same time, to align business processes with the tech-savvy GenZ workforce, companies are incorporating AI-infused HR tech applications for smart mentoring, effective and instant communication, among others. In fact, cloud-based HRMS, payroll, and talent management services, coupled with financials and other ERP solutions offerings in the cloud, have made it imperative for HR companies to migrate their workflows into the cloud.

To add, HR companies are even harnessing the benefits of virtual reality, augmented reality, modernized learning management systems, and many more to make the new breed of micro-learning platforms more appealing. The potential uses for blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is also increasing to solve certification issues, optimize transparency, improve overseas electronic payroll, automate routine and heavy-processes, strengthen cybersecurity, among others. Furthermore, self-sufficient and intelligent digital platforms have become the backbone of the employee service centre. HR managers are opting for premium tools that integrate case management, document management, employee communications, and establish effective help-desk interactions.

In order to assist the HR managers in shoring up their technological capabilities, we have compiled this issue of HR Tech Outlook. In this edition, we have listed the Top 10 HR tech startups in UK-2020 to highlight the companies that can help you escalate your chances of success. Equipped with innovative technological capabilities, these enlisted HR techcompanies are transforming the HR landscape at the cloverleaf of various disruptive technologies. Besides, the magazine comprises insights from subject-matter experts, CIOs, and CXOs in the HR sector on the latest industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and highlights their expertise. We hope this issue of HR Tech Outlook helps you build the partnership you and your organization need to foster an environment driven by robust and efficient technology.

We present to you HR Tech Outlook’s “Top 10 HR Tech Startups in UK-2020.”

    Top HR Tech Startups in UK

  • Optunli provides an intelligent talent-matching platform that brings people and opportunity together by putting individuals in control of their careers and providing organisations with insights to plan for their business needs. The company’s revolutionary platform provides visibility to prospective candidates, both internal employees and external applicants. Optunli’s groundbreaking algorithms help organisations make effective decisions considering the candidate’s best interests and match them with roles that best fit their potential. On the other side, Optunli allows candidates to set their priorities so that organisations can understand them at a deeper level and know their expectations better

  • CharlieHR


    Provides HR software for small teams enabling to automate many of the administrative headache

  • Clinchtalent


    The company engages and nurtures talent from first engagement through to hire. Automated workflows deliver personalized communications at the right time with the right messaging on a channel that suits them, including email, SMS and chatbot

  • Hastee


    Hastee is an award-winning employee benefit that enables your workers to receive a portion of their earned pay immediately, increasing their choice and financial wellbeing.As the workplace evolves, attracting and retaining talent becomes even more of a challenge. As such, we’re starting to see a much greater (and much needed) focus on employee wellbeing. But personal finance issues are often overlooked - which is why we’re keen to address it head-on, with financial self-management.Financial wellbeing is at the core of what we do. Our ultimate goal is to give employees flexible budgeting options that can keep up with a modern lifestyle and life’s unexpected expenses

  • Hr Smart Solutions

    Hr Smart Solutions

    HR Smart Solutions is an inventive HR solutions consultancy specialising in supporting emerging HR technologies. We offer a full range of consultancy services including procurement, HRIS project management, software support, HR business process re-engineering, change management, providing HR project resources, SAP SuccessFactors implementations or to improve the adoption of additional modules and upgrades

  • Join Talent

    Join Talent

    Provides businesses with the technology, manpower and expertise required to enable them to hire, onboard and manage the talent they need to meet their growth plans

  • Recruitmentsmart


    The company uses artificial intelligence for recruitment such as machine learning to match CVs and job specifications at blinding speed and with stunning accuracy

  • Skillup


    Reconciles employees with HR processes such as interviews, training, and skill management



    TRAFFIT is a simple tool, which helps recruiters in posting job offers, managing candidates, sending them personalized messages and arranging meetings with the most suitable ones.Verifying all applications from job boards and emails - TRAFFIT verifies your candidates’ resumes, evaluates them and reminds you of candidates you might have forgotten.Cooperation with managers and other recruiters - Invite other recruiters and managers to your processes with ease, by sharing the candidate profile

  • Trickle


    Trickle surfaces the top issues to tackle in your team, to help you work better together.Passionate about putting people first, the team behind Trickle have developed a simple tool with a smart twist, bringing day-to-day, bottom-up improvement to the heart of organisations.Using a drip feed of suggestions, feedback and problems, Trickle’s data-driven approach pinpoints key emerging issues and enables early engagement and action