Blog: Weekly Blog

Hear from our Head of Marketing and Events

What is your role at The HR Dept? My name is Felicity Kenny and I am the Head of Marketing and Events at The HR Dept. I run the marketing function for The HR Dept franchise, providing the overall marketing strategy for the business, marketing supp...

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Helping our local business communities during COVID-19

Covid-19 has been a challenging time for many SME business owners. Whether it has been to guide businesses through the job retention scheme, advise on remote working or to help business owners navigate all of the government updates, our licensees...

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The advantages of franchising

Deciding to set up your own business is a big step, whether you decide to go it alone or become a franchisee. Before you make that decision, take a look at our top advantages of joining a franchise. The advantages of franchising Reputation ...

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Have you considered joining a franchise in 2020?

The new year is a popular time to evaluate your career and set your goals for the year ahead. Many professionals are fed up of the corporate world and others are searching for new ways to challenge themselves. It is a common resolution for many p...

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5 Star for Franchisee Satisfaction

The HR Dept is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Badge in the WorkBuzz annual Franchisee Satisfaction survey. It is a tremendous recognition to receive a five-star rating. In 2018 we reached out to ...

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Giving you the support and tools to succeed

The HR Dept business model is tried and tested with 65 HR professionals who have all successfully set up their own HR Dept businesses in their local area. You have the HR expertise to provide solutions to local SMEs, but do you have the business, ...

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Why SMEs should outsource HR

The CIPD’s head of public policy, Ben Willmott, has recently discussed the significance of HR insisting that ‘many small business owners failed to recognise the challenges they faced as people management issues that could be corrected through H...

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The HR Dept Induction

At The HR Dept we need a minimum of six weeks to help you set up your business. After the initial business set-up phase, you will be invited to a three-day induction where we will give you specific training on our unique business model. You will meet...

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Use your HR skills to assist SMEs

One of the things our licensees love most about working with SMEs, is the range of clients that they get to work with. From coffee shops to boutique independent cinemas and everything in between! One of our licensees operates her HR Dept from ...

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Sales Training

When recruiting new Licensees, we often hear the same sort of fears from the start “but I’ve never sold anything before – does this matter?” the answer is of course, no. Here at The HR Dept, you are not necessarily selling something speci...

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