Providing Bespoke HR Services As And When You Need Them - Retainer Or Full Package

Holly Gregory Associates has set up HR operations for many startups and small businesses. You may need the full Operations package of services or wish to pick and mix from a range to suit your need at that time. For a number of companies we support them by acting as a retainer to come in from time to time. As HR Practitioners ourselves we have abraid depth of knowledge covering the HR disciplines and know how to provide effective HR solutions with no fuss and add value without much hand holding.

Some Key HR Operational Service Areas We Provide

  • HR Business Partnering - Oversee the work of the HR teams, providing advice and guidance.
  • HR Processes - Monitor people process and systems and drive continuous improvement.
  • HR Operations Reports - Provide regular HR reports and monitor HR operational metrics.
  • HR Letters and Templates - Ensure all HR templates and precedents are up to date.
  • Policy and Procedures - Update HR policies aligned to our employer brand and relevant legislation.
  • HR System Management - Ensure that the HR Systems meets the needs of the department and business.
  • Data Protection and GDPR - Ensure all people data is audited on a regular basis.
  • Management of Sickness and Leave - To manage and monitor the attendance management process.
  • HR Process Improvements - Advise on process improvements within the HR and Business operations spaces.
  • HR Reporting and Analysis - Provide exec reporting including monitoring trends.
  • Training and Coaching of Managers - Coach, mentor and develop the HR teams, encouraging development.
  • Staff Objective Setting and Performance Appraisals - Set objectives and carry out annual reviews.
  • HR Projects - Support the exec with any projects as required to deliver the HR strategy.
  • HMRC IR35 Contract Management - Provide support and guidance around IR35 transition Apr 2020 and contract workforce.
  • Recruitment - Support the recruitment of staff including interviews and Job Descriptions.
  • Reward and Talent Management - Advise of strategy and implement changes.
  • Learning and Development - Create learning strategy and introduce and manage training.
  • Managing Payroll and Reporting - Ensure the staff are paid correctly and on time.

Annual HR Calendar

Deliver and co-ordinate all HR operational activity
Manage the annual planner within the defined time-frames

Annual review process, Annual bonus - calibration 
Salary reviews and benchmarking

Annual promotion process, Remuneration process 
Staff engagement survey - set up or provide outputs

Benchmarking and bonus calibration and analysis - the figures

Our USP is we can come into a company and hit the road running due to years of practical experience under our belts.  We are not high powered consultants but are seasoned professionals, covering a wide breadth of areas and competencies and can be highly effective very quickly. We love to support start-ups, small companies right up to large corporates. We have the knowledge of the UK and global (EMEA)

The People & Development team covers. HR Operations, Business Partnering, Resourcing & Talent, Learning & Development. 

The team works in partnership with the organisation to provide an effective and professional service to help deliver the People Strategy, mitigate people risks and deliver effective and efficient data, processes, systems and compliance. The Head of HR Operations provide leadership and oversight on all HR processes and data management and is critical to the delivery of core services to employees, financial management of employee costs and payment and effective data management and analysis. As well as managing volume transactions will also provide coordinated support to ensure the delivery of BAU activity and corporation wide people focussed projects. In addition, this role will also have responsibility for continuing to improve our Helpline service, ensuring this is in line with agreed service levels as well as driving efficiency through processes, systems and guidance. This role will be key in dealing with the payroll provider, the outsourced contract as well as managing the recruitment team. Experience of managing an outsourced payroll function and operational activities relating to pay, payroll, reward and benefits. Skilled at delivering high quality, accurate reports and MI where requested. Excel needed. Experienced with HR IT systems. Driving implementation of reward systems and change. Experience of managing budgets. Comfortable working with senior management level, able to work with a wide range of stakeholders and navigating complex governance. Operational HR across a wide remit of service lines. Line management covering HR admin activities. Project management & experience of coordinating multiple project timelines. High levels of programme & service / supplier management capability.