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7Apr 2020


Compufast Software continues to provide Support Services to our Workforce Management Software Solutions customers (Including Payroll, Human Resources and Time & Attendance) during this unprecedented COVID-19 Public Health crisis. With customers in a broad range of sectors the company continues to provide technical assistance through it’s Help Desk and On Line support services. In particular the company has taken steps to ensure extra and continued support to customers in the essential services of Health, and Food.

Compufast has put in place a number of procedures to assist all, manage through this crisis ;

1. Staff Briefing, Training and safe Work Practices have been implemented to protect it’s own engineers so that they can continue to provide services to customers. This approach has been implemented through a combination of the Government Public Heath recommendations including combination of Home Working and strict hygiene and social distancing while in Compufast offices.

2. Provision of assistance to all customers with respect to the implementation of COVID-19 wage subsidy scheme. Compufast Help Desk support service continues to help customers in this regard from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or even outside these hours if required. The normal support phone numbers and email contacts remain in use to access this service.

3. Helpful information on the COVID-19 subsidy scheme can be gleaned from the following links ;
Guidance on eligibility to temporary COVID-19 subsidy scheme

Guidance on operation of the scheme

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

4. In extreme circumstances where an essential services customer payroll staff are incapacitated, Compufast has put plans in place to make personnel available to run payroll remotely on behalf of customer so that at least basic pay gets processed and paid to staff as it falls due.

Customers should check the Perfast website for updates as new information may emerge, Technical Bulletins may be published or Software Utilities made available to assist customers in their endeavours.

Keep Safe.

18Feb 2020

Feb 2020 Perfast V 4.2 Manager/Employee Self Service Released

Version 4.2 Perfast Self Service Module has been released to customers. Many improved features and added functionality has been included. Version 4 represents another step on the path of Perfast delivering more of its functionality to its users through a Self Service philosophy. This includes from management of Post/Establishment, Recruitment, Sick/Leave, to online paperless payslip production.

18Sep 2015

Sept 2015: Compufast Software announces Time & Attendance Slim.

Perfast T&A Slim has just been released by Compufast and is currently being implemented in small businesses with up to 50 employees.

Perfast T&A Slim software, in combination with Biometric Scanners from Suprema, is an ideal Time & Attendance solution for small businesses with its low implementation costs and rich functionality. While supporting complex Rosters and SHift patterns, it is simple to setup and maintain. Browser based Self Service capabilities offer big time savings and efficient operation. Perfast T&A Slim is supported as a Hosted Service but can also be implemented “inhouse” on the Desktop. For more information

18Jul 2015

July 2015: Perfast “Cloud” Hosted Services

“Cloud” Hosted Services for Perfast Performance Appraisal are announced.

A comprehensive Performance Appraisal module upgrade for the Perfast Workforce Management suit of modules is announced. The Perfast Appraisal module can now be deployed either as an Intranet web service or as a Hosted Service in the “Cloud”. Business Objectives set by top tier management can be cascaded down to middle management for deployment to line managers, setting Key Performance Indicators, Competency targets and Training/Development goals. Two way conversations between employee and manager is facilitated. Performance Scoring, Bonus payments, setting future performance criteria and targets are all addressed. Multiple Appraisals running in parallel are supported. This Web service has been implemented for Perfast customers to great benefit.
For more information

18May 2015

May 2015: Perfast “Cloud” Hosted Services

“Cloud” Hosted Services for Perfast Recruitment are announced.

A fully integrated Hosted Services module has been launched for Perfast Recruitment. Vacancies generated by Perfast HR are automatically published on an organisation’s corporate website from where a repository of Application Forms is available with access by potential applicants from the World Wide Web. Specific Forms are linked to vacancies for focused selection and recruitment. The web enabled recruitment process can automate, to a degree, the selection and short listing procedures through an Artificial Inteligence front end. A standardised workflow for recruitment procedures is the end result. This “Cloud” based service has been implemented for Perfast customers to great benefit.

18Jun 2014

June 2014: Pension Auto Enrolment

Enrolment of staff into a workplace pension, when they satisfy certain criteria, became a requirement for larger Employers by April 2014 with a postponement option available for smailler companies. Perfast Payroll supports Pension Auto Enrolment

The Perfast Payroll Pensions module makes the complex task of Enrolment easy to manage. Perfast will ensure you as an employer, meet all your auto enrolment legislative requirements e.g. assessing the workforce, record keeping, opting in & out, reporting etc

The Perfast Pensions module also has an easy to use electronic interface for transmitting employee pension data to and from your pension provider.

18Feb 2014

Feb 2014: New FlexiTime Management Module:

A New Flexitime Management Module is now released as an addon to the existing Perfast Time & Attendance system. Perfast Flexitime is suitable for organisations wishing to offer their staff flexible working time arrangements. A Self Service components places the management of flexible working hours directly in the control of employees and managers. The New Perfast Flexitime has operated successfully in a live pilot public sector site since Sept 2013.
For more information email

18Oct 2013

Oct 2013: Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).

Perfast Payroll is now compliant with new European Regulation 260/2012 – Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). SEPA comes into mandatory effect on 1st Feb 2014 and changes the way in which funds are transferred between banks across 33 countries Euope wide. The existing Sort Code and Account numbers are being replaced with full International Bank Account Numbers (IBAN) and Business Identifier Codes (BIC). Perfast supports SEPA in it’s functionality to transfer funds using the new IBAN and BIC formats. For more information email

18Jul 2013

July 2013: Residential Property Tax (RPT) for RoI.

Perfast RPT utility has been been developed by Compufast Software to facilitate management, deduction and payment of Residential Property Tax (RPT) for the Republic of Ireland (RoI) and is available from 1st July 2013. This utility is an addon to the RoI Payroll and straemlines the administration of RPT.
For more information