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Optimise your workforce

“Do what you do best and outsource the rest”

Peter DruckerBusiness guru

If you are a start up or smaller business with limited, if any, internal HR resource, we can provide outsourced HR services and people management support. Our services allow you to focus on your business, secure in the knowledge that your people processes are efficient, relevant to your company and legally compliant.

Every business is unique and peoproHR’s tailored services are designed to align with your own specific needs and may include:

  • Ad hoc HR support and advice
  • Review of current HR arrangements
  • Documentation, contracts and policies to ensure best people practices and legal compliance
  • HR information systems
  • Online, telephone and face to face professional HR support
  • Independent employee support and assistance
  • Enablement of your statutory workforce pension obligations

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Ad-hoc HR support

Dealing with day to day HR issues can be a distraction from your core business activities. We offer support in all areas of HR. We can answer one off questions, deal with individual cases, manage complex people issues such as resolving disputes, manage disciplinary actions and deal with troublesome absence cases.

HR in a box

Our HR in a Box service includes the essentials required to recruit, manage and lead people and teams as well as providing quick answers to commonly asked HR questions.

HR in a Box is individually tailored to your business and may include some of the following services:

  • People policy and compliance audit
  • Employment agreements, contracts of employment, offer letters
  • Policy documents
  • Employee handbook
  • HR online and telephone support
  • Employee relations and compliant legal advice
  • Bulletins providing updates on employment legislation and practice
  • HR information system for record keeping
  • HR reporting and analysis, including diversity and gender pay gap reporting
  • Employee life cycle process flow charts, eg. end to end recruitment
  • Periodic employee pulse surveys
  • Pension auto enrolment compliance review and checklist
  • Fundamentals of people management

We don’t prescribe bundled services, we deliver a tailored solution that’s appropriate for your business.

HR information system

peoproHR have proudly partnered with Breathe to offer a cost effective, comprehensive and scalable HR Information System, either as part of HR in a Box or as a standalone service.

Breathe is a cloud based HR software system that enables businesses to record and organise all employment related information in a logical and easy to access way. As well as recording basic personal information, the following functionality is available:

  • Job and salary information
  • Managing holiday requests
  • Tracking and reporting sickness
  • Storing documents
  • Creating organisation charts
  • Tracking progress against goals
  • A platform for peer to peer recognition
  • People related reporting and analytics

We offer several levels of service, ranging from a simple implementation and training session to enable you to run the system independently, through to designing supporting processes such as sickness and performance management through to a fully managed solution including user training, system maintenance, reporting and data management.

Employee assistance programme

Employee assistance programmes can deliver a return on investment of more than £12 for every £1 spent

Reports state that 85% of UK adults experience stress regularly and 39% admit to feeling stressed every day.

Feeling down, anxious or worried is detrimental to an employee’s mental and physical well being. Employee absence, distraction and low motivation can also have a direct impact on individual and company productivity.

We have partnered with Health Assured to offer a range of Employee Assistance Programmes and related services depending on your needs.

The service provides confidential:

  • 24 hour counselling, legal advice and information helpline
  • Online information portal
  • Medical information helpline
  • Telephone counselling services
  • Online and telephone support for people managers

Additional services that can be added include face to face counselling, work related health assessments,critical incident stress management and training sessions and workshops in areas such as mental first aid and wellbeing.

Statutory workplace pension schemes

Failing to meet statutory pension obligations could cost you up to £50,000 in fines

Businesses employing more than one person are legally required to contribute to a workplace pension scheme on their behalf.

We can help you comply with these requirements. We are registered with Nest (the government workplace pension scheme) which allows us to manage the initial set up and advise on the ongoing administration of your scheme.

We keep things simple, putting you in control so you can make informed choices about how best to optimise your workforce.