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If you are looking to outsource your HR completely, or need help with a one off project, our HR and employment law solutions will support you in achieving your business goals. Contact us today for HR advice you can trust.

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From our central base in North Derbyshire our highly qualified and knowledgeable HR experts have a deep understanding of employment law.

Whether you need HR services for support with employment contracts, managing disciplinaries or anything else on your journey as an employer, we can help.

If you are looking to outsource your HR completely or just need help with a one off project, our HR and employment law solutions will support you in achieving your business goals.

The HR Dept monthly advice line provides SME business owners with additional peace of mind to know that they are covered by employment tribunal insurance.

Find out more about the different ways to work with us so you have more time to focus on your business.

As your local HR Dept we support businesses across Belper, Ripley and Buxton and surrounding areas.

How is your HR performing?

Sometimes with HR it is difficult to know where to start. Are your recruitment processes up to scratch? What makes an effective employee benefit scheme? What does your redundancy policy say? We’ve created a short HR quiz for you to complete, providing you with a tailored PDF based on your results.

Solutions to suit you

We appreciate that every business is different, so we offer a range of packages to suit your needs. Whether you require a one-off job, to completely outsource your HR or anything in between, we’ll tailor our offering to ensure it works for you.

With you every step of the way

From recruitment to redundancy and everything in between, we’re with you every step of the employee life cycle. HR is a time-consuming process, and can be costly if you get it wrong. We’re by your side to take care of your HR and employment law needs, allowing you to focus on growing your business.

Our HR and employment law services in North Derbyshire

From recruitment to redundancy and everything in between.

The employee lifecycle is like a journey and we are here to help you every step of the way.

Click the boxes below to find out more about our services.


Starting Out


Employment Contracts

Payroll & Pensions

Navigating Problems

Employment Tribunal Insurance

Absence Management

Disciplinaries & Grievances

Keeping On Track

Performance & Appraisals

HR Software & Staff Records

Training & Development

Changing Course

Employee Benefits

Company Reorganisations


Choosing The Right Path

Employee Handbooks & Policies

Diversity, Inclusion & Equality

Employee Assistance Programme

End Of The Road


Leavers Checklist


How is your HR Performing?

Do you struggle to recruit new staff? Maybe you struggle to retain your good employees?

Is your business affected by absences? Do you have policies for reintegrating long-term absentees?

What do you do when an employee hands in their notice? How clear is your redundancy process?

Ways to work with us

Pay As You Go

Our Pay As You Go services allows you to only pay for what you need. If you have a one-off HR query that needs resolving, our local experts can help. Our ad hoc services include – but are not limited to – employment contracts, recruitment, redundancies, grievances and appraisals

Retained Services

Our retained services, including our Advice Line and Advice Line+ packages, give you piece of mind. Whenever an HR issue arises, you will have access to the advice you need. These packages can also include regular documentation updates, keeping you compliant.

Tailored Solutions

Your business is unique. You want specific HR services that will help you facilitate growth. Sound about right? Then our tailored HR solutions are right for you. Your local expert will tailor a plan that meets your business’ needs and takes the worries of HR away, leaving you to focus on what you do best.

We help businesses across
North Derbyshire with their HR issues

Established in 2010, The HR Dept North Derbyshire is based in the heart of the historic mill town of Belper and supports local businesses such as:

  • Nourish Restaurant
  • Gummers Greengrocers
  • Prestige Beauty
  • Belper Care

The office is just minutes away from the local train station, and there is also a free car park at The Coppice just off The Market Place at the top of King Street. From here, the five minute walk to our office will take you past many historical sites and buildings such as the Ritz Cinema and the Memorial Gardens.

Owner, Tracey Hudson FCIPD, says: “My team and I are passionate about making a difference to SMEs in the North Derbyshire area by providing comprehensive advice to our clients. Small businesses need flexible, realistic guidance and do not have the requirement for a full-time, permanent HR practitioner.&rdquo

The HR Dept North Derbyshire works alongside small businesses to provide them with the support of a highly qualified HR professional when they need it most at a fraction of the cost of employing a full-time HR Manager.

The HR Dept North Derbyshire specialises in:

  • Employment law
  • People management
  • Recruitment
  • Contracts of employment
  • Disciplinary and grievance
  • Dismissal
  • Performance management
  • Appraisals
  • Absence management
  • Redundancy management
  • TUPE transfers
  • Employee surveys
  • Training and development
  • Payroll

Outside of Belper, The HR Dept North Derbyshire works with clients in many different sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, production, entertainment, charities/not-for-profit, and more.

Get in touch to see how we can help you

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