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Human Resources

At Duncan & Toplis, we understand the pivotal role human resources play in the success of your business. It’s a complex area to navigate, especially with ever-changing employment laws and an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Our team of dedicated HR professionals offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to streamline and enhance your HR management — all while remaining compliant and mitigating legal risks.

Choose Duncan & Toplis as your trusted partner for your HR needs.

Your business, our expertise

Whether you're grappling with employment law complexities, seeking effective HR management strategies, or aiming to refine your management training, we're here to guide you every step of the way.

We love getting to know our clients’ businesses inside and out, building a foundation of trust and value for you and your business.

Support when you need it

The world of human resources is ever-evolving — after all, its very nature is people-oriented. With new challenges and opportunities emerging constantly, our team is adept at providing tailored support in areas like HR outsourcing, employee onboarding, and recruitment management. When our qualified HR advisers work with your business, they’re not just service providers but trusted partners in navigating the intricacies of HR management.

Comprehensive outsourcing services

It’s all about maximising efficiency and minimising the hassle. HR outsourcing is more than just a convenience; it's a strategic move to enhance your business's efficiency. Our HR outsourcing services are designed to take the burden off your shoulders, allowing you to focus on what you do best - growing your business.

We can act as your off-site HR department, offering human resource outsourcing solutions and consultation in the areas of performance management, absence, conflict, redundancy,
dismissals and learning and development, alongside other areas of HR that help you manage your business.

As your HR provider, we can provide support and business advice by telephone, email, or face-to-face on matters including:

  • Performance management
  • Tailored policies and procedures, including employee handbooks
  • Contracts of employment
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Dismissal process
  • Impartial appeals service
  • Absence management
  • Organisational restructuring, redundancy, and TUPE
  • Equality and discrimination
  • Maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave
  • Settlement agreements
  • Lay-offs and short-time working
  • Management and leadership development
  • Coaching, learning, and development, including profiling emotional intelligence, aptitude, and ability

Employee onboarding and management services

Your most valuable assets are your employees, and the onboarding process is crucial in setting the tone for an employee's journey with your company. Most importantly, we understand the importance of a good first impression. Our team at Duncan & Toplis excels in creating seamless onboarding experiences, ensuring that your new hires feel welcomed, valued, and ready to contribute from day one.

Consultancy services

Our HR consultancy service means you will receive expert advice and practical solutions to help you navigate your most complex HR challenges. Whether you're dealing with a tricky legal issue or seeking guidance on organisational restructuring, our consultants are here to provide the support you need.

Supporting your growth with financial expertise

Understanding the financial implications of HR decisions is crucial. Our payroll team can offer insights and advice on accessing finance for HR-related investments, helping you make informed decisions that align with your business goals.

Tailored to your business needs

Every business is unique, and naturally, so are its HR needs. Whether you’re looking for ongoing support with an annual contract, assistance with a one-off project, or simply some advice and a second opinion, we can adapt our services to suit your business needs.

Our team at Duncan & Toplis can provide a flexible combination of services, perfectly tailored to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need comprehensive HR management support or targeted consultancy, we're here to adapt our services to your needs.

Elevate your HR strategy today

Take the first step towards transforming your HR operations today — our team is ready and waiting to partner with you to achieve the HR excellence you’re after.

Contact us today about how we can support your business's growth and success.

Access to finance

Whether you’re looking to buy new premises and equipment or to take on new employees, having suitable financial partners is paramount to success.

Our advisers work with you to identify the best financing and funding options for your business, book your free access to finance consultation today.

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