He needed to take on a number of new employees and wanted to make sure he had the right foundations in place to grow his business effectively. He contacted Lynn at Pennine Business Partners to carry out a comprehensive review of his workforce, and his people management processes.
Lynn helped identify the additional skills that would be needed as the business grew and recommended appropriate training and development.
A new performance management programme ensured that staff received regular feedback on their performance and that development plans continued to reflect the business needs.
We highlighted the need to put in place a leadership team to manage the growth and were able to access funding for a leadership development programme through Growth Accelerator.
At the same time, the firm knew that they needed to make sure they kept the highest standards of health and safety, and so appointed Pennine Business Partners to develop a thorough but practical health and safety management system.
Several years on, the business continues to grow in international markets and Pennine Business Partners is an integral part of the management team.
While most of our clients do not have an in-house HR department, Pennine Business Partners also undertake project work for larger organisations whose HR team need extra support. A good example is the work we did for a regional branch of a national charity to help them improve the way they deliver HR within the organisation.
A Digital Marketing Agency approached Pennine Business Partners following a period of rapid growth. They had succeeded in winning business from a number of national companies and, as a result, had significantly increased the size of the team.
Review of HR management processes and implementation of absence management system.