HR Consultancy

Outsourced HR Manager

Develop your company’s culture and enhance employee engagement for long-term success with support from a highly-experienced, dedicated HR Manager. An outsourced HR Manager is a cost-effective way of bringing in real expertise to drive positive change across your business.

Our service encompasses the following areas:

  • Creating a tailored People Plan
  • Training plan development
  • Employee lifecycle management

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The Benefits of Outsourcing HR

Outsourcing your HR activity to a specialist service provider can save your business time and money, and free up internal resource to focus on core business objectives. Outsourced HR experts have the knowledge and capabilities to efficiently handle everything from payroll to compliance, allowing your business to operate more effectively and cost-efficiently.

How we help

Set your business up for long-term success with strategic HR advice and support

An outsourced HR manager from WorkNest can provide comprehensive HR support and strategic guidance to your business. They can handle a wide range of day-to-day HR responsibilities and also work closely with you to develop long-term people strategies, advise on organisational structure and culture, and ultimately help the company get the most from its workforce.

  • Work alongside a highly-experienced HR Manager who will be available by telephone and email whenever you need them
  • Choose from two levels of support which best suits your requirements
  • Design a People Plan focused on your long-term goals, we’ll create action plans and manage the subsequent projects to keep everything on track
  • Ensure your line managers have the right skills to perform their roles effectively through the development of customised plans aimed at addressing any skill gaps
  • Review the entire journey an employee takes with your organisation including onboarding, performance management, executive support and resource planning

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Expert guidance and support to help you achieve your long-term objectives. 

Essentials features:


Strategic advice and HR management across the entire employee lifecycle.

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Everything included in our Essentials service, plus:

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Popular FAQs

Common questions about our HR Manager services.

Will I be assigned a dedicated HR Manager?

Absolutely! We believe in providing personalised and comprehensive support. Once you engage our services, you will be assigned a dedicated HR Manager who will act as your main point of contact. Your HR Manager will be there to support you with various aspects, including employee life cycle management, strategic HR partnering, and assisting you in building and managing a People Plan that aligns with your organisation’s goals. 

What contract lengths do you offer? 

We understand that flexibility is crucial when it comes to contractual arrangements. Our HR Manager services offer a minimum 12-month contract, allowing you to establish a solid partnership and experience the benefits of our expertise. If you prefer a longer-term contract, we can tailor it to your specific needs and preferences. 

Is there a cap on usage each month?

No, there are no usage caps for the remote HR Consultancy services we provide, which includes telephone and email support. We strive to be readily available to address your HR-related queries and concerns. Additionally, we will establish a structured approach by scheduling regular diarised meetings to provide meaningful updates and ensure that actions are promptly progressed. 

Are there any limitations on the number of employees or specific industries you specialise in? 

We have extensive experience across all industries and can cater to large and small organisations. When you engage our HR Manager services, we will allocate an HR Consultant who possesses a deep understanding of the sector in which you operate. This ensures that you receive tailored and industry-specific support. 

Are your HR professionals certified or have relevant qualifications?

We take pride in our highly skilled and qualified HR professionals. All of our HR experts are fully trained and either hold or are working towards a CIPD qualification, depending on their level of experience. You can trust that our team has the knowledge and expertise required to effectively address your HR needs.

Are you familiar with the HR requirements and regulations in England, Scotland and Wales?

Rest assured, our team is fully up to date with the latest changes in employment legislation across the UK. We prioritise staying informed and ensure that our team receives monthly updates to keep their knowledge current. You can rely on our expertise to navigate the HR requirements and regulations in England, Scotland, and Wales effectively.

How do you ensure the security and confidentiality of sensitive employee data and HR information?

Protecting the confidentiality and security of your sensitive employee data and HR information is our utmost priority. We have implemented robust internal processes that include secure transmission of data. Our staff undergoes thorough training on GDPR and confidentiality protocols to ensure compliance and maintain the highest standards of data security.

What HR software or systems do you use?

We utilise our proprietary software suite, which includes our HR software, PeopleNest, and eLearning software, LearningNest. These advanced tools allow us to streamline HR processes, enhance efficiency, and provide you with a seamless experience. With our user-friendly software, you can expect in-built tools like automation to cut down on admin and a simple interface to improve adoption.

What is your pricing structure?

Transparency and simplicity are at the core of our pricing structure. We offer a fixed monthly retained service based on the number of employees in your organisation. This ensures predictable and manageable costs, allowing you to budget effectively and focus on other aspects of your business.

How quickly can we expect a response to our enquiries or HR-related issues?

Our HR Manager service is designed to be proactive, minimising the likelihood of frequent enquiries or issues. We work collaboratively with you to establish monthly actions and activities that address your HR requirements effectively. However, if you have any additional queries or concerns, you will have direct access to your named HR contacts, who are committed to providing timely responses and support.

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Why choose us?

Experts in HR

At WorkNest HR, we’re known for our bespoke service and the quality of our support. Not only is our expertise unmatched, but we take the time to know you so that we can function as a true extension of your team.

  • 40 employed HR Consultants, many of whom are CIPD qualified, chartered and fellows
  • A dedicated Organisational Development Team of specialist trainers and consultants
  • Cradle-to-grave HR service for new start-ups and growing businesses – everything from managing your HR administration through to defining your HR strategy
  • Specialists in managing projects such as pay and reward, recruitment, HR systems, onboarding, redundancy and restructuring
  • HR Consultants based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Chester, Horsham and London, working remotely and in your premises

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