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Our Business Growth and HR Support Services
Support from the beginning
Clients value talking through options and ideas with someone who understands their business – whether it’s about recruitment, employment contracts, difficult conversations, pay rates or anything affecting people, we can help. Let’s talk about our practical support on all your people issues.
Difficult and complex people situations happen. Often unpredictable, these require immediate attention. Frequently issues are about disciplinaries, grievances, sickness, exits and redundancies.
Our support and guidance help you confidently manage situations, keeping risks to a minimum. Our in-house employment team is on hand to give peace of mind on some of the more complex issues. Come along to our free employment law seminars.
We can either review your existing contracts and policies or provide a suite to ensure legal compliance in a style that suits your business.
Focussed programmes that delivers training and development to your key people in a way and at a time that suits the business. Our short but impactful masterclasses aimed at SME’s are delivered either on site or as a webcast.
We deliver any combination of modules
- Finance for Non-Finance managers
- Managing difficult conversations
- Time Management
- Communication and Conflict management
- Appraisal and Coaching
- Team Building
Growth and development
Our VALUE questionnaire helps identify the key gaps in your business – let us support you in developing and implementing a sustainable and systematic approach to change and business growth.
Our services include:
- Business growth – the people tactics
- Staff surveys
- Organisation structure design/redesign
- Recruiting the right people
- Equipping the team with skills and confidence through team development programmes and activities
Attracting the best people to work in your business is a priority. That’s obvious, but how do you find the right people? We offer a tailored recruitment service to suit your needs and budget.
- Job profiles and salary advice
- Advertising campaign management
- Psychometric and ability tests
- Conducting initial telephone interviews
- Planning and supporting the interviews
- Candidate management
We also provide online psychometric testing and assessment services for a range of business-critical appointments. This includes OPQ, WAVE, 16PF, MBTi and range of aptitude and ability tests. We are part of the SHL Partner Network and members of the British Psychological Society.
Delivering an outstanding customer experience means continuous business and team improvements – our senior teams, managers and individuals programmes deliver the right mix of skills and experiences into your business delivered in a way to suit.
Making decisions to reorganise your business and implement difficult people decisions is not straightforward. Our programmes support clients through the legal minefield as well as helping individuals through what can be a difficult time.
Our one to one and group job hunting programmes help individuals to explore personal career ambitions, provides practical support in all aspects of job search and personal marketing.
Our development consultants have considerable experience in managing and delivering ILM level 2 and 3 team leadership programmes.
I am a great believer in the importance personal development for both me and my teams. In 2018, we introduced the 5 S’s methodology to support delivering the business KPI’s. Linda’s practical leadership coaching and development programme came along at the right time for my two key managers. Topics are relevant, delivered to suit and importantly action plans support the 5 S’s implementation.
Ray Ladyman • Operations Director • ebm-papst UK Ltd
As well as offering me personal coaching and development, Linda has also worked with me on a number of projects with my various sales teams. She worked closely with me at Bathstore, delivering practical development and recruitment solutions when we grew stores to over 100 nationwide, increased average order value by 53% and turnover a percentage too big to mention!
James Geller • Oracle
Some of our experienced advisors
Linda Burke – Director
Linda’s expertise covers all aspects of HR – whether it’s business growth tactics, assessment, management development (some of her work is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management), coaching and career management, she has worked with a range of clients in a range of sectors. Her clients include Aon Benfield, CV Starr, CitySprint, IronmongeryDirect, Bathstore, HTC, Plan International, National Centre for Social Marketing, Scope to name a few.
Tara Routledge – Consultant
Tara has over 20 years’ experience in providing practical day to day HR support to SME’s, with an in-depth knowledge of the legal profession.
Tara works closely with clients to deliver their HR needs and priorities – from introducing HR systems, recruitment and induction projects, employee engagement tactics, and supporting managers with difficult conversations.