Midlands Enterprise Awards 2019

23 | SME NEWS - Midlands Enterprise Awards 2019 For over three decades Hinckley-based HR:4UK has been providing essential advice, guidance and support on all HR matters to businesses in all sectors, locally, regionally and nationally. As she celebrates her firm’s win of not one but two awards in this year’s Midlands Enterprise Awards Angela Clay discusses the company and how it came to achieve these coveted accolades. Since its inception over 30 years ago HR:4UK has been deeply committed to providing a comprehensive range of employment and HR services, reinforced by its cloud-based employment management software specifically designed to enable clients to manage all of their staff easily and efficiently. Today, thanks to its range of solutions, HR:4UK works with a variety of clients including owner managed businesses through to large companies with in-house HR teams as well as national membership organisations. Often, the firm supports SMEs that have chosen to outsource their HR function to us rather than employ their own HR staff. For this diverse array of clients, the company provides an innovative selection of services, which Angela is keen to showcase in more detail. “Here at HR:4UK, we deliver a comprehensive choice of HR, employment, pension and payroll services tailored to the client’s specific requirements. One of our most popular services is eConnect, an online employee management system which brings together all key employee information in one place, safely and securely. “On a daily, weekly and ongoing basis our highly experienced HR specialists assist employers with issues such as writing employment contracts, HR policy compliance and dealing with employee disputes. We can also provide employment tribunal and ACAS representation, with HR:4UK looking after all aspects of case preparation and representation. “Another key focus is our employee benefits scheme, which we developed because we understand that for many businesses employee benefits and incentives can make a real difference to staff morale and plays an important role in today’s job market to attract the right calibre of staff. At HR:4UK we have a cost-effective way in which SMEs can provide these employee benefits and incentives to their employees. This is not something new, but something we are proud to be able to offer our clients.” Such a personal approach, combined with the firm’s expert service offering and cutting-edge technology, makes HR:4UK the perfect partner for a variety of SMEs based across the corporate landscape, as Angela explains. “As part of our focus on offering a quality service, at HR:4UK we always strive to offer our clients a highly professional, cost- effective service; with our experienced team of friendly and approachable HR consultants providing reassurance and valuable advice when employers need it most. Our employee management systems also ensure that businesses and organisations stay right up to date with latest employment legislation. “This service is perfect for smaller businesses, as SMEs appreciate the peace of mind brought by outsourcing their HR function to trusted external experts like HR:4UK. We regularly receive grateful feedback from clients who have avoided potentially damaging workplace issues thanks to our guidance, advice and/or timely intervention.” As she looks to the future, Angela is excited for the growth that HR:4UK has ahead, as she proudly concludes. “Looking ahead, our vision for the future is, of course, to grow the business, but more specifically to expand the help we provide HR:4UK Best Full-Service HR & Employment Advisory - East Midlands & Leading Providers of Employee Benefits & Incentives 2019 to clients in areas such as our face to face consultancy services. As part of this focus, we continue to invest in our business, specifically with our employee management system eConnect. There are so many aspects of HR that can be automated, and we continue to develop our software to make managing HR as easy and simple for our clients. We are also looking to further expand our health and safety offering to clients and also offer online training courses for both health and safety and HR. “Overall, this is a very exciting time for HR:4UK: the future is bright, and we are looking forward to going from strength to strength and enhancing our already impressive success.” Company: HR:4UK Name: Angela Clay Address: 2nd Floor, Florence House, St Mary’s Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1EQ Telephone Number: 01455 444222 Web Address: www.hr4uk.com

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