We're not your average HR consultancy

We're a highly experienced 5-star rated team of friendly and down-to-earth CIPD-qualified HR consultants. We provide outsourced HR support and employment law consultancy for growing businesses in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, the surrounding East Midlands area, and beyond.

We pride ourselves on the personal service we deliver to employers. No anonymous telephone helpdesks or generic document databases here. Just proper face-to-face HR support from down-to-earth approachable people with actual names. People who you can get to know and trust, and who can be relied on to be there to provide practical assistance and a non-judgemental friendly face whenever things aren't going so well. People who in turn can really get to know you and your business, and so fully understand how best to help you achieve your goals. HR support like it should be.

Professional, Knowledgeable & Friendly

The advice and information I received when dealing with Loates HR Consultancy was informed, knowledgeable and relevant. It was delivered in a friendly and professional way ensuring that I came away with everything I needed. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this company to others.

Ruth Nixon
Director

Loates HR Consultancy have been so supportive

“Loates HR Consultancy have been so supportive. Taking on that first employee can be so daunting, but Rosie and team really laid everything out for us so we were very clear what processes we needed to follow and also what paperwork we needed to get in place. We look forward to working with Loates as our company develops further – thank you!”

Sharon Stevens-Cash
Director

Professional, understanding and a great listener

“Again another big thank you to Loates HR Consultancy for the support they have given Austin Community Enterprise Limited. This is our first time working with Gill Philips, and we are very pleased with the support that she has given us, she is professional, understanding and a great listener. Her extensive knowledge has helped to gained us a positive outcome. Thanks Gill”

Tracy Blackburn
Project Manager

Loates HR Consultancy are very much part of our team

“Loates HR Consultancy are very much part of our team, providing good clear advice just when we need it. They provide the perfect HR solution for any SME.”

Matt Crampton
Director

Extremely professional

“I have known Sarah for over 8 years and when Calor required some additional support for its talent programmes and Development Centre, I had no doubt that Sarah at Loates HR Consultancy could provide the high quality assistance that Calor would expect, and Sarah quickly arranged and secured the high quality assessment support we had requested. This support worked very well and the assessor was able to pick up the responsibilities quickly and was extremely professional, with both the depth and breadth of experience that added value to our process. We would certainly look for Loates HR Consultancy to support us in the future.”

John Sanderson
HR Manager

Impressed with their professionalism

“We used Loates HR Consultancy to carry out an assessment of our current HR polices and to provide a solution to ensure we are compliant. Rosie and the team were thorough and efficient in providing the material we needed to ensure this was the case. There were several discussions and amendments to the documents but the steps taken to reach the final product were quick, easy to understand and well documented. I have been impressed with their professionalism and consequently, I have referred several clients to the team.”

Hari Vasdev
Director

Most professional, excellent service

“I found Sarah from Loates HR Consultancy to be most professional from the start of her intervention until the end. Sarah made a difficult situation as simple and straightforward as possible for me as the owner of a small/medium sized business with limited HR resources and experience. The level of anxiety for me and my team was reduced by Sarah’s intervention which was fair to all parties whilst safeguarding the business within the realms of employment law. I would recommend Sarah and her company to any employer who needs HR representation, advice and support. Sarah can be relied upon and I will certainly be using her excellent service should the need arise in the future.”

Zoe Reynolds
Owner

Trusted voice of advice and experience

“Working as an extension to the team, Sarah has been a trusted voice of advice and experience to my growing business. She has given me the support and guidance I needed to expand my workforce through clear and straight-forward direction. I find Sarah to be knowledgeable, flexible and approachable.”

Laura Faulkner
Director

Knowledge and experience has been invaluable

“Sarah has supported our company for the past year, her knowledge and experience in regards to HR has been invaluable. We will continue to use Loates HR Consultancy in the future. Thanks Sarah.”

Tracy Blackburn
Project Manager

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So, what are you waiting for?

Whether you have a specific HR issue to deal with, want to review the legal compliance of your HR policies and procedures, just need some general HR advice, or would simply like to explore your next steps HR-wise, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Give us a ring, send us a message, network with us, or drop by our conveniently located Derby offices to say hello. We'd love to hear all about your business, so join us for a cup of tea and completely free informal chat about how we you can help you get the best from your workforce.

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