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We work hard to keep our clients up-to-date with recent changes. Our HR experts have over 500 combined years of experience covering all aspects of HR. We stimulate discussion through our thought provoking leadership and culture articles. Read more in our blog below.

Brexit and HR

How will Brexit Impact HR?

For over two years, the question on everyone’s lips is still; how Brexit will impact their day to day lives and while no outcome […]

Organisational Restructure

How HR Management Should Handle Organisational Restructure

An Organisational restructure is needed to handle change within a company. This restructuring is required to move the business in a new direction and […]

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Biggest Changes to HR Management in the Past 5 Years

The world of work has changed drastically within the last five years, which is why HR management has had to adapt rapidly. The nature […]


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How We Helped Serica Energy Ltd.

We work with clients across the UK in a variety of capacities, from start-ups to million pound corporations. With such a diverse range of […]

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How We Should Handle Mental Illness in the Workplace

As the stigma around mental illness is being broken down, we’re starting to see the scale of the widespread issue. Depression, anxiety and stress […]

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Which Parts of the Business Are Best for Outsourcing?

Outsourcing certain areas of a business is becoming an increasingly common practice all over the world, especially among small- and medium-sized companies. Not only […]

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The Most Effective Ways to Invest in Employee Engagement

Effectively engaging the workforce is rightfully being recognised as one of the key components of a successful business, with numerous studies demonstrating that a […]

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Calculating a Bonus Structure that Works for Employer and Employee

Bonuses and financial rewards are often expected by employees these days, even if the starting salary is very competitive. Many industries use bonus schemes […]

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HR Around the World – Which Countries do it Best?

We should always be looking to improve our HR practices, from within our own company or on a wider scale as a British society. […]

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How to Fix a Poor Company Culture

A company’s culture can make or break the enterprise. The perception of your brand and business is everything – without a good reputation, few […]

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5 Reasons Why HR is Not Just for Big Companies

Here are five reasons why HR is for all organisations, not just the big players.

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4 Signs you need to Outsource/Insource your HR Function

Many people underestimate the importance of an efficient HR function. If you don’t have sufficient HR services, your business could be missing out on […]

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Top 5 Reasons for Staff Departure

Staff departure can be an expensive proposition. Not only does it entail an often lengthy recruitment process and costly training programme, losing key employees […]

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What Does GDPR Mean for HR?

In just a couple of months’ time, on May 25th 2018, the EU will implement its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), governing the way […]

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Building a Business from Scratch: Things to Consider

If you think you have what it takes to start a business and build it from the ground up, then there are lots of […]

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How HR Consultants can Reduce your Outgoings

Working with a HR consultancy firm has a long list of benefits: compliance, brand reputation and time saving to name a few. But one […]

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What Slows Down Company Growth?

Growth is essential for success, yet many businesses face a number of obstacles on the road to expansion. If you company isn’t growing as […]

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How Interim HR can save you Time and Money

An interim HR professional can be hired to manage a temporary project, plug a skills gap in the management team or resolve an issue. […]

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4 Reasons you should be Promoting Digital HR

Digital HR is the latest trend, but that isn’t the only reason why you should be moving towards it. A digital approach to HR […]

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How can a Digital Approach to HR Improve Business Operations?

What happens when the HR function needs to go digital, but doesn’t have the resources to do so? The HR department needs to make […]

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Why HR is Intrinsic to Company Growth

Organisations thrive on their talent, and nurturing it is as important for the bottom line as securing big clients. Here’s how a great HR team can drive profit and push company growth.

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Digital HR: The Future of the Industry

The umbrella term “digital HR” encompasses a wide range of transformative elements, and refers to more than simply digitising work processes and using more software.

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Where Businesses Lose the Most Money

Running a business in this unpredictable economic climate is challenging to say the least. Keeping customers happy while balancing the books is a trick […]

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How to Boost Engagement with Little Investment

Increasing employee engagement is a priority for many companies – at least it should be. An engaged workforce is more productive, more effective at […]

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How to Improve Engagement by Summer

Workforce engagement isn’t usually high up on the priority list – but it should be if you want to save money and increase profit […]

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What is Commercial HR?

Looking around at the Hunter Adams website, you may notice that we use the term ‘Commercial HR’ meaning HR services with a commercial approach. […]

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How HR is Related to Organisational Development

Organisational development is essentially about people, which is why it works so closely alongside the HR part of the business.

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What you Need to Know when Setting up a Company

Every business relies on its staff to succeed, so it’s important to get it right from day one.

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Hunter Adams – Redefining HR

We are #redefining HR

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Why you Should use HR People to Hire HR People

Many forms of hiring are delivered by generalist recruiters, and although they often do a good job they usually don’t have a background in HR.

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What Makes a Great Leader?

As a business owner, being an effective and inspiring leader is essential – but you also need to commit to creating great leaders within […]

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Raising the Profile of HR: 3 Benefits of Refocusing HR Operations

Many HR people suggest that they are not there as a support function – which is incorrect. You have to get the basic fundamentals […]

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How to Maximise Employee Value

There are many proven ways to maximise the value of your workforce, and it all comes down to the fundamentals of HR.

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How Executive Coaching can take your Company to the Next Level

Here are a few examples of how executive coaching programmes can be applied to business situations or employee development.

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3 Reasons to Conduct a HR Audit

Here are three main reasons why you should consider a HR audit.

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Employment Law Changes in 2017 HR Professionals Should Be Aware of

We’ve rounded up some of the major modifications which HR professionals should be aware of during the year ahead.

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How to Implement a Strategy for Business Growth in 2017

There are general tips which can make sure a growth strategy is strong and robust, to make 2017 your year.

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The Fundamentals of Leadership

There are different approaches to leadership and styles of leadership, but all of them must include the fundamentals to be effective.

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What are the Cost Related Benefits of Increasing Engagement?

Employee engagement is a fairly broad term, so how can it be defined?

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Building an Attractive Company Culture

What are the specific benefits of creating an attractive company culture?

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HR Basics for Start-ups

Here are some of the basics, straight from the experts.

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3 Signs You may Need to Downsize your Company

Business needs change, which means a company’s labour force needs to also adapt with it.

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5 Reasons to Hire Interim HR

Take a look at some of the reasons why hiring an interim is the perfect solution.

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (6)

Ensuring you Have a Clear Business Strategy with Action Plan

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (5)

Ensuring Your Team is Engaged – ‘Removing the Cost of Disengagement’

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (4)

Ensuring your Leadership Team is Engaged -“Removing the Elephants”

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (3)

Clear Roles and Responsibilities: Possibly one of the Biggest Blockers!

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (2)

The Right ‘Operating Model’ The Science Bit

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Series: Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth (1)

Six Fundamentals of Fast Growth

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Finance and HR: A Marriage Made in Heaven?

How can Engaged staff help to increase your profit?

We offer all of our services across the whole of the UK.

Get in touch to find out more about how we could help your business.

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  • North Region: North - Dundee
  • Mid Region: South of Dundee - Manchester
  • South Region: South of Manchester including London
Leigh Stott, Managing Director

Leigh Stott

Managing Director & Director - North Region

T: 01224 900 760

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Jennifer Marnoch

Head of - Mid Region

T: 0131 285 0420 / 0161 297 0001

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Dean Hunter

Founder - South Region

T: 0203 714 4930

  • North Region: North - Dundee
  • Mid Region: South of Dundee - Manchester
  • South Region: South of Manchester including London