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We know what small employers need from a HR Strategic Partner and we try our hardest every day, with every client, to nail it.
Whether you find yourself in a tricky spot and need to resolve an issue fast, or you just need some strategic support or HR advice from a person who knows your business; we are practical, we are business-driven and we’re fun to work with.
We are proud to operate affordably, ensuring our services are accessible to small business owners just like us. We will give a free hour consultation to every new client and that might be all you need. If we agree further support is required, we charge an hourly rate of £55 or a package cost, depending on the needs.
We understand the dilemma: Bringing new people into your business and trusting them to deliver to the same standards as you do isn’t easy. Equally you understand you need to take that step to scale up and grow.
Add in a lengthy list of legal obligations you acquire as soon as you become an employer and it becomes a wholly daunting prospect. So let us help you get the ‘people’ part of your new business right, saving you time, stress and money.
To lead a team effectively, manage performance standards consistently and ensure you comply with your legal obligations you need HR policies and procedures that work.
Equally, as key management tools they enable you to control and resolve any employee-related issues quickly and fairly, if and when they arise. To effectively achieve these aims they need to be bespoke to your business.
We can support you with all aspects of HR Contracts, Policies and Procedures, these are some of the most popular services we offer:
From 6 April 2020, the list of mandatory information that must be provided in an employee’s statement of terms and conditions will expand. Click here to download a guidance sheet on what must be included.
We understand first hand that when an employee starts to disengage, this impacts significantly on both motivation and productivity levels of the whole team. We also appreciate that the complexity of legal rules involved in formally resolving problems are daunting enough to want to avoid altogether.
We want to help you reduce the legal, financial and reputational risks to your business that such issues can cause.
Smart business owners know that you don’t hire skilled people and motivate them; you hire already motivated people and inspire them. But how do you make sure you attract and retain the right people for your business?
From making sure you nail your employer brand, to recruiting the best talent and offering the right benefits, we have got you covered.
We realise that the behaviours and values you need from your employees are as important as their technical skill sets.
We help keep your team focused, aligned and accountable through a variety of services;
Transforming vision into reality is at the core of our business beautification process! We help solve your operational challenges to enable growth and create resilience for the future.
We conduct a comprehensive review of your business’ functional processes, management systems, culture and agility.
We create a bespoke operational strategic plan that focuses on building your business’ internal capabilities to enable it to flourish.
Then, unlike other management consultants, we actually hang around to support you to implement it.
We offer a complete end to end service, as well as specific one-off elements, depending on your needs.
“”We couldn’t run as efficiently as we do without them, they are always there when we need them.”
Amy Fernandez, Sprouts Childcare