As soon as I first contacted The HR Dept I knew it was for me – it just felt right. Every day has been fantastic"
Ian Pilbeam – Edinburgh and The Lothians


Financial security as a new franchise business owner

We understand the importance of job stability, financial security and the value placed on home comforts. Therefore, taking the plunge to leave a salaried role and follow your dream of setting up your own business can seem like a daunting option, but ...


Spotlight on Peter Mcdonald

Peter McDonald recently celebrated his first anniversary as an HR Dept licensee. In this spotlight interview he revisits his reasons for joining our network, and reflects on the highlights and challenges of the first year in his Aylesbury & Centr...


Tips for starting your own HR consultancy

Starting your own HR consultancy is a dream for many HR professionals, leaving behind a corporate role and having the freedom and autonomy to build the business that you want. For HR professionals looking to step out and launch their own consultancy,...


Hear from the Founder and CEO, Sue Tumelty

We speak to Sue Tumelty, the founder and CEO of The HR Dept to ask her some questions about the franchise. How did you come up with The HR Dept name? When I first started to do interim work I traded as Sue Tumelty Services Ltd which was obv...


What is a franchise and how is it different from setting up alone?

You may have heard of the word franchise, but do you know what a franchise really entails? The simple explanation of a franchise is to set up your own business under an established business name and product/service. A franchise allows you to start a ...


Hear from our Partner Relationship Coordinator, Georgina Bryant

Georgina Bryant, partner relationship coordinator at The HR Dept Georgina, tell me about The HR Dept and how you work We are the UK’s largest network of HR professionals and our franchise business model enables highly qualified and experience...