Practical People Management

Sue Stevenson
t: 07717 133 763
The Old Hall, Carsethorn,
Dumfries & Galloway,

“The Dumfries & Galloway Advocacy Service has used HRBureau for a number of years and over that time has always received a highly professional, responsive & expert service. As a small organisation without our own Human Resource facility, HRBureau has always provided us with a local resource which reflects the needs of our organisation, whether it be employment law, policy development, recruitment/retention or staffing issues. We are delighted to continue our business with Sue and wish her and HRBureau continuing future success.”

Iain Boddy, Board Member
Dumfries & Galloway Advocacy Service

We provide a full range of HR and personnel services tailored to meet your requirements…

Hot Topics

HRBureau can offer you advice and support on employment law issues, including recent and forthcoming legislative changes eg:

  • The National Minimum Wage and the new ‘National Living Wage’ – from 1 April 2016, employees aged 25 and above are entitled to £7.20 per hour (other age groups remain unchanged since 1 October 2015)
  • Cap on a weeks pay (for redundancy calculations etc) – increases to £479 on 6 April 2016
  • 2016/17 rates and thresholds are published by the HMRC on


Documents & Policies

Detail your company rules, benefits and terms & conditions so that you and your employees know exactly where you stand

  • Employee Handbook
  • Volunteer Handbook
  • Discipline & Grievance & Appeal Policies
  • Appraisal & Performance Management
  • Poor performance
  • Absence management
  • Equal opportunities

Recruitment & Selection

• Job descriptions, person specifications, job adverts
• Application form design
• Shortlisting candidates
• Candidate correspondence
• Assistance with interviews
• Offer letters
• Statement of Terms & Conditions (‘contracts’)

HR Training for your Managers & Supervisors

• Training in HR practices eg discipline & grievance, absence management, recruitment, appraisals & performance management
• Induction programme design
• Skills matrices & training records

On-site HR Support

• Attendance at meetings (e.g. disciplinary hearings, grievances, redundancy consultations, performance reviews)
• Based at your location for as long or short as you require
• Providing any service that you would expect of an HR Department

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