Codel Software – The Developers of Activ Absence


Established in 2006, founders Adrian Lewis and Richard Hocking have brought the company from small beginnings to being a highly respected UK software developer and provider of leading cloud based HR solutions.

The in-house software development team are engaged with local, national and international projects across a wide range of technologies and platforms including Microsoft .Net, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Sharepoint, IBM Domino/Notes, Java and Apple iOS.

Members of the team regularly work on Government Projects, which means they are cleared to the required security level.

Codel Software undertake a rigorous approach to quality standards which is reflected in our status as Microsoft Certified Partner, IBM Business Partner, ISO 9001:2008 certification and being Investors in People accredited. This combination of skills and experience helps us to deliver quality, innovative and creative software and resource solutions for all of our clients.

More recently, we are the proud sponsors of “HR News” ( and are regular contributors to HR Director/HR Strategic Review and have been featured in the Daily Telegraph.

Since the launch of Activ Absence in 2008, Codel Software has continued to add complimentary HR modules to the suite. Our philosophy has always been the same – to deliver affordable, cloud based HR solutions that add value to the HR Function.