Ways to work with us

No problem too big or small

Whether you’re recruiting for your business, dealing with staff always calling in sick, puzzled by employee paperwork or prepping for a difficult conversation, The HR Dept has the answers. From recruitment to redundancy and everything in between, The HR Dept offers payment options to suit your business. Our experienced HR professionals know that every business is unique. We will take the time to understand the needs of your business before finding you the best possible solution.


Pay monthly


All our pay monthly options provide a cost-effective way to access unlimited HR advice. Whether your business is just starting out or long-established, our expert support will provide the peace of mind that you’re keeping on the right side of employment law. We design our solutions specifically for you, but here are a selection of the benefits available:

  • Initial consultation
  • Unlimited phone and email advice
  • Employment tribunal insurance
  • No call centres
  • Local and personal service
  • No long contracts
  • Documentation reviews and updates*
  • HR coaching and mentoring**

*Applicable to Advice Line+ clients only
**Applicable to HR Enhance clients only

Insured advice that you can lean on

The HR Dept advice line is also backed by tribunal indemnity insurance. This means that if you have followed our advice from the beginning of your enquiry, any unforeseen employment tribunal costs and awards will be covered.

Pay as you go


You might want help with a pressing problem, expert guidance through a complicated HR procedure or a training course to up-skill your managers. You don’t need to be signed up to an annual contract with us to take advantage of our services. Even if you just want a single piece of advice, you can opt to work with us on a pay-as-you-go basis. Services include:

  • Disciplinary and grievance meetings
  • Appeal hearings
  • Investigations
  • Recruitment
  • Organisational planning
  • Redundancy consultations
  • Managing absence and long-term sickness
  • Performance management and appraisals

 An expert by your side when you need them

We understand that sometimes nothing beats face-to-face support. When you want that extra level of assistance we can come to your business in person. A neutral third party can be a mediating presence when dealing with sensitive HR issues. Let us come to you.

Spread the cost


Our ‘Flying Start’ package is designed specifically for micro businesses taking on their first employees. Giving you the peace of mind that you’re legally compliant as you start to grow, but enabling you to spread the initial cost over 12 monthly instalments.

When taking a Flying Start or Flying Start+ package, you’ll benefit from the following:

  • Contracts
  • Job descriptions
  • Admin starter pack
  • Initial support
  • Company Handbook*

*Applicable to Flying Start+ clients only.

Give your business a Flying Start

Whether you have 1 employee or more, employment law still applies. So you need to make sure your HR is ready to go straight out of the blocks. When taking a Flying Start package, you’ll have access to a wide range of support with employment contracts, recruitment and much more. This is the perfect solution to put your mind at ease when taking that first step into employing people.

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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