Private Sector

From one off assignments to providing a full HR service we can help you manage the staffing in your business.

HC Associates have worked with a number of small private businesses to advise on a range of issues - from redundancy to contracts of employment and personnel policies and procedures. Examples are Browns Bookshop, Cornerhouse, Hats-on-top.

Helen has also worked with large corporations such as:

  • British Airways Holidays - leading a small HR team dealing with relocation and redundancy of travel consultancy staff when the business merged with Thomas Cook Holidays and moved 200 miles north at a time when the travel industry was reeling from the twin towers disaster.
  • NPI – a Pensions Company where a large project team was implementing a new IT system to deliver a new product to the market and needed an innovative HR strategy to engage staff with a fresh approach to customer service.

We can provide you with:

  • The policies and procedures you need to manage your staff effectively.
  • Template contracts. Template letters and forms to ensure you are following fair processes.
  • A helpline to ask those important questions ensuring you are on the right track.
  • Access to experienced HR professionals who can assist you when things get tricky, either on site or on the end of a phone.
  • Audit of your arrangement for managing your staff to make sure you are complying with the law.
  • Management of the TUPE process.
  • Job evaluation to ensure there is no unfairness in your pay structure which could lead to discrimination claims.
  • Training in managing specific areas of HR.
  • Regular updates in the area of employment law and guidance to ensure you remain compliant and are aware of changes up and coming.

Contact Us

HC Associates Limited
26a New Walk
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU17 7DJ

Tel: 01482 866534

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