Based on our expertise, we provide a personal and tailored service, which incorporates practical, commercially viable, and ethical solutions that mitigate risk and resolve the inevitable problems associated with employment.
We believe in the value of subject matter expertise. Consequently, we have built and maintain connections with reputable specialists so that we can be your single point of contact for all of your HR requirements.
Our HR services can be delivered in person or virtually by phone and/or email, Microsoft Teams or Zoom.
"In 2021, Goodlife Foods used the HR services to provide targeted support on a major transformational project for the site. Hollie and Stevies' skills and knowledge played a significant part in the success of the project. They are very committed to delivering the best possible advice & guidance to our business."
Ian Berresford, Regional Director, Goodlife Foods
Retained HR Services
Our retained HR services are created as bespoke packages to meet the needs of your business.
Taking into consideration the level of support you require and the size of your organisation, we charge a fixed monthly fee over a flexible period.
This service may include some or all the following:
A dedicated HR Business Partner
A telephone and email advice service
Review of your HR Policies, staff handbook and terms of employment
Template HR documents for employee relations case work
HR support at investigations, Discipline, Grievance and Appeal Hearings
Access to our Trusted Partners for Employment Law advice, Health and Safety support, Investor in People (IIP) Accreditation, First Aid, and Mental Health Training
Periodic account meetings to review your wider HR strategy and operations
Complimentary invites to Newland Partners workshops
We offer Ad-Hoc and Project support for those times that you need some additional resources in your HR team or require a HR professional to meet your business demands. We work with you to quickly gain an understanding of your business, its needs, and values to ensure that the results we deliver are bespoke and aligned with your business.
We can assist in all areas of HR such as:
Restructures and Redundancy
Review and Harmonisation of T&C’s
Policies, Handbooks and Procedures
Performance, Development and Succession
Rewards and Benefit Schemes
Recruitment and Selection
HR Audit and Improvement Plan
"Please do thank Stevie for her support on our recent restructure project and TUPE transfer.
The feedback on her advice from everyone here was very positive, she got us through a difficult situation quickly and efficiently."
Trevor Bissett, Managing Director, Caps Cases Ltd
We can help you to understand the current health of your HR position and provide recommendations to take it forward. With increasing HR complexities, it is important your employment and work practices are compliant with the latest applicable UK legislation. The outcome of our HR audit will feed into a needs assessment which will capture our recommendations, enabling you to focus on mitigating areas of risk and subsequently reducing exposure.
Guidance and knowledge on Disciplines and Grievances
Support and Guidance during Investigations and Appeals
Alternative solutions to seek resolution
Reviews or drafts of formal letters
Template scripts to assist you in formal meetings
Support and guidance during formal meetings
Solutions to minimise risks to business
Expert guidance and operational assistance in the restructure of your business to meet outlined requirements by working with you to define the following;
A vision, plan, communication, and implementation workflow
Formal letters and script templates
Solutions to minimise risks to businesses
Support with consultations and meetings
Assistance with appraisals and performance reviews
Considerations during the informal performance management stages
Support with formal performance meetings
Reviews or drafts of absence policies, as well as assisting with the implementation
Support on absence management cases; short/long term
Assistance with return to work interviews and subsequent support plans
Support with Occupational Health referrals and the medical record process
General HR Matters
We understand that every day can present a new employee challenge and can provide advice on:
Current recruitment policies and practices
Job descriptions and competency frameworks
Design of induction and on-boarding programmes
Advising on internal move/secondment processes
Current leaver processes, inclusive of exit interviews
Maintaining open communication with your employees
Installing trust and confidence in your workforce
Human Resource training workshops for managers
With increasing HR complexities, it is important that your employment and work practices are compliant we can help by:
Ensuring you are aware of the changes in UK employment law practices, as and when there are developments
Updating or drafting Employee Handbooks, Terms and Conditions of Employment
Providing you with effective employment policies and the implementation of these
Conducting an HR audit to enable you to focus in on potential compliance risk areas