Essential HR

We’re here to help you, your business, and your employees, succeed in today’s complex employment environment.

We tailor our services to your individual situation. We provide quality strategic HR advice, procedures, documentation, legal compliance and the like. The result - your employees feel cared for, and we save you time, stress and money.

At Essential HR, we take an individual approach to all of our clients, and each individual need is important to us. We have experience across a broad range of industries, we’re up to the minute with legal requirements and have access to all the specialist help you may need.

Need help managing staff?

Essential HR has a wealth of experience advising on every aspect of the employer-employee relationship. This includes all aspects of recruitment and retention, goal and expectation-setting, performance planning and appraisal, policy and procedure implementation, exit strategies (including disciplinary and redundancy), health and safety, and generally enhancing employee wellbeing.  We can advise or can get stuck in with you and lend a hand to make it happen.

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03 Feb Costs of Settling Personal Grievances

Here's a really good article on the costs of defending PGs:

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15 Jan New Year - new plans

As the new year starts, for many businesses this is a great time to think and plan for the year ahead.  Strategic HR thinking helps identify your people-related needs. 

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06 Dec Christmas Parties without Problems

Have you ever attended a Christmas party that ended with a very embarrassed staff member (or two) arriving at work the next day to a little, or a lot, of ribbing following some less that professional conduct - This is an article Mike wrote for the Ashburton Guardian with some helpful reminders.

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