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The HR Dept

The HR Dept Woking and Guildford helps small to medium sized businesses across Woking, Guildford and South Surrey by offering a wide range of employment law and outsourced HR services, tailor-made to meet your business objectives.  We understand that your workforce is your most valuable resource and recognise that as a smaller business you don’t need a permanent full-time HR professional on your payroll but still need the support.

The team is headed by Martine Robins FCIPD who has extensive experience working at Director level within a wide variety of business sectors.

We understand the breadth of HR challenges that can present themselves and seem daunting.  We can provide a local, in-depth but comprehensive service to your business.  You can rely on receiving a pragmatic solution at an affordable rate more financially viable than the cost of in-house HR.  So, if you need a full outsourced HR service, a specific project undertaken or one-off activities such as an employee handbook – let us help you.

The HR Dept can provide support in the following areas:

  • Employment law
  • Business restructuring
  • People management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance management
  • Disciplinary and grievance
  • Contracts of employment
  • Dismissal
  • Absence management
  • Appraisals
  • Employee surveys
  • Training and development

By working closely with you, we develop an understanding of your business and can support you by offering a personal, flexible and cost-effective service that meets your needs and minimises risk.

Let us make your life easier and let you focus on doing what you do best – developing your business.

If you would like to find out more about our comprehensive but affordable HR support, please contact Martine to discuss how we can help.  We also provide a free HR Audit or one hour of HR consultancy to help define your needs.  So for more information, please call 01483 603001 or 07392 311318 or email martine.robins@hrdept.co.uk


“I have lived and worked in the Woking area since 1986 and have developed a good understanding of electrical and electronic engineering before joining the building fraternity as a professional Approved electrician, registered with NICEIC.

I have owned my business since 2002 starting out as a sole trader, a one man band, bringing on an apprentice prior to making him and another employee business partners to create a Limited company. They both left the area in 2013 and so back to a one man band initially. A BNI accountant and her book keeper kept me on the right track and in 2016 I recruited two able youngsters. Back up to 3 again! I always envisaged an HR assistant would be my next stepping stone and fortunately Martine walked through the door at my local BNI chapter.

She is proving a stalwart with tremendous experience at her fingertips, which gives me confidence in progressing the business forwards with contented salaried employees, with water-tight contracts. As a professional electrician, I believe Martine offers my company priceless experience coupled with first class service on all levels of HR. Her advice seems to be available around the clock.

If you want a personal HR service that goes several miles longer than the competition, then the HR Dept. is the help and experience you must utilize to prevent any unnecessary stress or anxieties. I would highly recommend Martine Robins as your first port of call and I would urge you to make use of this fantastic asset that’s right on your doorstep.”
Many thanks Martine

Diana Christie and Rowland Belcher, Electronic Contractors, Bright Lights Solutions
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