We Solve your People Problems with ease

HR Consultants in Cambridge

HR Ready – you value your people, we take care of themWe work with our clients to provide effective expert HR Services that provides manageable solutions to their people management. Success comes when your people are happy and engaged and their productivity and loyalty multiply.   

We like to think of Human Resources (HR) as your People Operations or Cultural and Wellness function and we partner with our clients to achieve great things for their people and their business.

Based in Cambridge, HR Ready is one of Cambridge’s most reputed HR consultancy firms. Working with small to large SME’s and larger corporate firms who need expert people management and up to date and commercially astute HR advice.   

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We have structured our HR offering to be flexible and cost-effective as we appreciate every business and budget are different. Tap into your HR options:   

Retainer services - Your HR department

Retainer Services

The HR Ready Retainer Service is an extension to your business buy operating as your HR team. With contracts from 1 – 5 years, our business partnering approach will ensure your dedicated HR consultant, who has expert people management skills, will deliver through HR support the results you need to achieve your business goals.
Read more about our Retained services here

Pay as you go - Here when you increase need us

If you are a small business and not quite ready for a retained service, you may want to purchase the time of an expert HR consultant in a way that suits you- as and when you need it. Whether you need advice or support on an HR process or procedure like performance management or employment contracts, sick leave or maternity rights we have you covered. This service can be really helpful when you know legislative changes are coming but you just need some advice to keep you compliant and abreast of employment law changes. You can purchase outsourced HR time in 30-minute intervals.
Read more about our Pay as you go HR services here

Strategic HR Services - Align your business

Are you looking for strategic HR advice but don’t want the full-time salary of a HR Director? Then look no further, our Senior HR Consultants have the strategic knowledge and experience to guide your business through the most complex of scenarios. This service is ideal for businesses who need strategic HR to help them stabilise or support a growth phase.
Read more about our HR Strategy here

HR Training and Coaching - Learn, develop, grow

Supporting your people and business with bespoke coaching and training to achieve your business goals. There will be no sheep dipping, we don't believe in one off training to maximise your business, people need time to learn, develop the learnings (think), put actions into place and grow. Therefore, we will work with you to deliver bespoke meaningful learning opportunities using coaching and training.
Learn more about our HR Training & Coaching

Recruitment & selection - Talent Management

Recruitment is one of the most important HR functions. Identifying the role and the right person to fill it is a costly exercise, especially when this goes wrong. As your in-house recruitment team, we will hand hold and guide you through this whole process by managing your People talent through planning and resourcing and getting it to work for your business. It's about maximising your people talent to achieve business success.
Read more about our Recruitment and selection services here

HR Toolkit

Our HR Toolkit is full of HR resources including documents, templates, policies and more. All are there to save you time and make your job easier on a day-to-day basis. The HR content is commercially astute and compliant with the latest employment legislation. Available through a monthly subscription this is an affordable way to manage you people operations.
View our available subscriptions

Why our clients choose HR Ready

We provide our SME clients with a refreshing approach to HR services – simple, effective and demonstrated through delivery. Our HR specialists are here when our clients need them, affording them with astute, commercial HR advice that aligns with their business processes, systems and people to create long lasting success.

All of our HR advice including: all the documentation, training guides, workshops and e-books we deliver to our clients are up to date with current employment law legislation and are designed to help facilitate business growth or stabilise a business through turbulent times.   

We like to think about our working relationships as trusted partnerships. Our clients benefit from a dedicated HR consultant, who is fully qualified to provide the right HR advice and support, in order for a client to realise their business objectives – together we build long lasting trusted relationships.  

You value your people; we take care of them. 

Get in touch

Speak with us today if you need help with your HR management.
We can help you navigate your people.

The HR Ready Pledge

As your Trusted HR Advisors, we promise to offer HR advice focused on your specific business and the outcomes you need. We pride ourselves on keeping what can become complicated HR issues simple – always speaking your language in an approachable, upfront and honest way at all times.   

We understand that consistency is really important, and our business is structured around providing you with a dedicated HR consultant. They will get to understand your business, enabling them to always provide the most appropriate HR advice straight away.  

Our HR consultants are all CIPD qualified so anyone who engages our services can rest assured that the HR advice we give is always legally compliant and commercially astute.   

HR Ready is an ethical and conscientious business. We act as your confidential HR advisors –Your business and your people are our main focus.    

Our Guarantee

Providing expert HR Advice is what we do. If for any reason we fall short of our HR Ready Pledge, then at no additional cost to you, we will rectify the issue. If we are unable to put it right, then we will refund you. 

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