According to a study by The Society Of Human Resource Management (SHRM), over half of all HR professionals have taken advantage of outsourced HR. The top two reasons for outsourcing are the benefits of cost and time efficiencies. These efficiencies are really the opportunity costs of business owners and managers, who lose time and money focusing on HR tasks when these resources can be spent on what must be done to grow their business. That is, the time and money devoted to employee management is better spent by outsourcing HR so that businesses can be devoted to core business functions. Other reasons cited by Society for Human Resource Management ( SHRM ) include improved compliance, a wider range of offered services, and more experience in the HR field. Potential benefits of HR outsourcing in Kerala Reduced cost Increased efficiency Access to improved HR IT systems Improved management information (including human capital metrics) Access to HR expertise not available internally Increased flexibility and speed of response Philosophical reasons ( for example the organization is outsourcing a number of its support functions, of which HR is just one part ) Reduced risk To free HR resources to operate more strategically. There are many circumstances in which outsourcing HR services in Kerala can deliver tangible benefits to the organization, for example by freeing HR professionals to devote more time to a strategic role supporting organizational performance.