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The Lifecycle of HR Smart Support

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Navigating the intricate journey of employee management can be daunting for any business, whether hiring your very first employee or managing a growing team.

At HR Smart, we specialise in guiding businesses through every stage of this vital process.

Our comprehensive suite of services, from initial employment contracts to advanced employee lifecycle management, is designed to support your organisation at each critical phase.

As your business evolves, so do your HR needs.

HR Smart is here to provide the expert advice and tailored solutions necessary for your success.

Let’s delve into the various phases of our support and discover how HR Smart can contribute to the growth and efficiency of your business.

Phase 1: Where the Employee Lifecycle Begins

From the first time a business employs anyone, they need to have a Contract of Employment in place from day 1 of the employment.

Ideally, the prospective employer should write to them with an Offer of Employment and a copy of the Contract of Employment prior to their first day of employment.

This is where our HR Documentation Service can help.

Phase 2: Employee Behaviours & Culture

Once you have around 5 to 10 employees, businesses are likely to have burning employment questions that they need answering.

It is important at this point that they have their Employee Policies and Procedures manual that can be referred to so that the employer and employee can be guided as to what culture, behaviours and actions are expected and when.

Again, our HR Documentation Service could prove invaluable.

Phase 3: Expert HR Advice & Employee Data

HR Smart runs an annual HR Helpline where our Lancing clients are able to contact us via phone or email for any query or question relating to their employees.

This is HR Smart’s number one service for businesses and is our most popular service.

We can guide you through almost any employment situation. All you have to do is contact us.

Once you have around ten employees, it is also important to start thinking about data and information management.

You will likely need to manage holidays, sickness and absence as a minimum.

You may also want to implement appraisals, training and need to recruit replacement members of the team.

Our tailor-made HR systems, BreatheHR and PeopleHR, can help you do this.

HR Smart even has a fast-track implementation service to help you get up and running within days.

Phase 4: Train to Navigate the Employee Lifecycle

At the point when you are growing with Managers and employees, it is important to ensure that everyone knows what they should be doing, when they should be doing it and how they should be doing it.

Regular training is imperative at this stage to ensure that you have an efficient and knowledgeable team to drive your business towards its goals.

HR Smart can help Lancing-based businesses with its bespoke training courses.

Phase 5: Serious Employee Lifecycle Management

Once your organisation has reached a certain size, then you are probably going to want to develop and introduce more initiatives for your employees.

You may also have an increase in issues to deal with, from grievances and disciplinaries to long-term absences, leavers and starters.

HR Smart’s HR Manager Service is a product that can be tailored for your Company’s specific requirements.

Because you are buying a package of time and resources, the focus can be shifted at a moment’s notice.

All you have to do is get on with managing your business.

Phase 6: The End of the Beginning of the Employee Lifecycle

And there we are.

You have now reached a size where your company is larger and more successful than ever, and you are ready to recruit your own internal HR resource.

HR Smart will help you to advertise, interview and select your new HR candidates specifically with your culture and company philosophies in mind.

Phase 7: Employee Lifecycle Support & Guidance

At HR Smart, we almost never say goodbye to our clients.

Even when our clients have their own HR resources to deal with employee management, HR Smart are still on hand to answer queries, provide guides and materials, or simply run an idea past.

We really mean it when we say we’re with you every step of the way!

If you are looking for HR resources and would like to find our more, please contact or call us on 01903 754107 to see how HR Smart can help your business.

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