HR advisory core packages

Make use of your own HR advisor who will support you with a wide spectrum of needs via telephone, email and face-to-face visits. Receive regular updates, informing you of changes to pay, policy and terms and conditions so you can make sure you stay ahead of the game.

You will have online access to our suite of policies, toolkits, guidance and templates, covering the full range of HR issues. Crucially, these policies have been fully consulted on with the relevant trade unions, meaning they are ready for you to adopt. We regularly update our policies according to developing law, best practice and your feedback.

What the core package includes

Advice on our core package includes:

  • appraisals
  • discipline, grievance, bullying and harassment
  • employee consultation
  • employment law advice
  • employee performance and absence
  • flexible working and family-friendly rights
  • industrial action
  • access to occupational health service*
  • recruitment support
  • restructure, redundancy and redeployment
  • working hours and leave

We also offer individual services on a standalone basis like mediation sessions, staff structure review and recruitment support.

Please contact us for further information on hradvisory@northamptonshire.gov.uk

* Local authority maintained schools’ pre-employment questionnaire and two referrals per year included. A charge applies for framework access for academies.

Unauthorised use and/or distribution of the school policies or any other associated material without express and written permission from the HR advisory and policy service is strictly prohibited.

High-performing employees are critical to any organisation, so a key part of our work is helping our customers develop and support their workforce.

Our team of HR professionals works closely with an organisation’s senior management team to deliver a valued business partnering and HR advisory service to proactively support an organisation’s immediate and long-term objectives.

With a deep understanding of employment challenges facing public sector organisations, we have the capacity, knowledge and experience to tackle any aspect of HR. We support a combined workforce of over 11,500 employees, providing expert guidance for around 1,000 formal and 1,500 informal employee work cases every year.

We also provide specialist teams for other HR services, including:

  • workforce planning and strategy
  • HR policy and projects
  • learning and development
  • payroll services
  • health and safety
  • wellbeing