Who we are

We believe that having great HR in the workplace is essential to help your business grow. Here at The HR Dept North Birmingham, the team provides affordable outsourced HR advice, tailored to your business needs.
Whether it’s dealing with a sensitive employment issue or the challenges of growth or downsizing, we can provide pragmatic advice and support without breaking the bank, backed with the peace of mind of legal indemnity cover.

What services can we offer? Just to name a few…

• Advice Line
• Contracts & Handbooks
• Disciplinary & Grievance
• Investigations
• TUPE transfer
• HR training
• Recruitment

The HR Dept North Birmingham has a team of qualified HR professionals with a wealth of expert knowledge. We are contactable by telephone or email or we can support you with those difficult people issues on site. We pride ourselves on providing local and personal HR support to small business owners.

We have clients ranging from Architects, IT Consultancies, Pest Controllers, Farm Shops, Opticians, Manufacturing, Warehouses, Brewing, Financial Advisors as well as those offering services within the education and wider public sector.

The HR Dept will tell you what you can do, not what you can’t do. So, whether you’re taking on your first staff member or employ up to around 100 people, we can help. We can even support your current HR staff behind the scenes.

We cover a range of local areas including Sutton Coldfield, Erdington, Walsall, Aldridge, Brownhills, South Tamworth, and areas in between.

If you’d like to spend less time managing people problems and more time growing your business give us a call on 0345 053 3669 or 0121 323 5488 to see how we can help.


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Meet the team

Sara Abbott


Sara has worked in Human Resources for her whole career, she has worked for both large and small organisations across a range of sectors; utilities, logistics/manufacturing and charities to name a few.  Being a Chartered Member of the CIPD, Sara also holds a Masters degree in Law and Employment Relations. She has experience in both the day to day issues of managing people and also strategic HR projects like performance management, training and development, buying and selling businesses, managing major change.

Stacy Hopkins

HR Advisor

Stacy joined the North Birmingham team as a HR Advisor. Stacy started her HR career in 2001 and comes to us with a wealth of HR Generalist experience across the HR functions in various business sectors, including Manufacturing, IT and Welfare to Work.

Caroline Raybould

HR Manager

Caroline joined the North Birmingham team in 2019 as a HR Manager. Before joining the HR Dept, Caroline specialised in Employee Relations in the Care Industry; prior to this, Caroline has also worked in the Manufacturing and the Recruitment Industry. Caroline graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA in Business Management Joint Honours with HR. Caroline is also an Associate Member of the CIPD.

Looking for expert HR support?

We can help you focus on your business by taking care of all your human resources needs.


Let us know how we can help or ask about our free initial HR review.

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