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The HR Dept

Your own HR Manager for your own business – Preventing People Problems:

Brian sends out monthly “HR Hot Tips” newsletters which include topics of interest and HR advice that he hopes are useful to you and your business.

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The HR Dept Guildford supports small to medium sized businesses in Guildford and South Surrey, including Cranleigh, Godalming and Haslemere by providing a full range of outsourced HR services tailored to meet the exact business needs on the day.  A personal service available as telephone Advice Line support, or on-site as necessary.

Brian has lived in the area for over 26 years and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD with over 37 years of practical, hands-on HR experience with broad knowledge and skills across diverse industry sectors and company sizes, including pharmaceuticals, recruitment agency, construction, media, IT, automotive, insurance, retail operations and manufacturing.  Brian brings a strong focus to people based issues and problems backed by extensive relationship building skills.

The HR Dept Guildford Commitment to you and your business:

  •  All the benefits of an in-house HR Department, matched to your specific needs, cost effective, delivered as and when you choose, with a full understanding of your business
  • Advice and support backed by comprehensive Tribunal Indemnity Insurance, provided locally so you won’t be talking to a stranger
  • The backing of a national network of experts when needed for any HR need or problem you need help with

Specific Support to your business includes:

  • Employment Law and telephone Advice Line support
  • Contracts of Employment (new or revised)
  • HR Policies and Employee Handbook (new or revised)
  • Disciplinary and Grievance
  • Flying Start package for micro businesses or your first employee
  • Performance, capability or conduct issues
  • Recruitment and Selection support
  • Training and Development
  • Restructuring and Redundancies
  • Payroll
  • HR Administration and HR Admin Systems
  • Pensions Auto Enrolment
  • Health and Safety

For a free review of your current HR circumstances or for a no obligation discussion of a particular HR issue, call Brian at the HR Dept Guildford on 01483 60 30 99 / 07393 017 230




Module 1             Effective Recruitment, Interviews and Selection                  Thurs 13th September

Module 2             Effective Team Leadership                                                   Weds 14th November

Module 3             Communicating with Confidence                                          Weds 18th December

Module 4             Managing Performance                                                         Weds 12th December

Module 5             Managing Absence                                                                Weds 16th Jan. 2019

Module 6             Managing Conflict                                                                  Weds 13th Feb. 2019

Module 7             Managing Conduct                                                                 Weds 13th March 2019


Sutton Green Golf Club, New Lane, Woking, GU4 7QF                     09-30 to 13-30


Course Participants will benefit from:

Increased Confidence

Opportunity to apply the learning with 1-2-1 coaching support between Modules

Interactive Programme with tutors and course participants

Supportive and confidential learning environment


The Business will benefit from:

  •                 Increase in managerial confidence and capability
  •                 Increased staff performance
  •                 Improved employee engagement and satisfaction
  •                 Decreased staff turnover
  •                 Reduced absenteeism
  •                 Less conflict in the workplace


Feedback from previous Courses:

  •                 Excellent, informative, practical information – lots of detail and learnt a lot (Sarsen Health)
  •                 Great Course, great presenter, should be a longer Course as lots of information (Prichard Associates)
  • Really informative sessions explained very well (The Lightbox)


Course Leader                                            Martine Robins                  The HR Dept Woking

Trainer & Management Coach                   Brian Wilson                      The HR Dept Guildford


Places are limited so early booking is highly advisable. Max group size is 12 Delegates.


Course Fees: £1500 + VAT            (Early Booking Price £1300 + VAT)

Book via this LINK 


Any Questions?

                Call Martine Robins   01483 603001         or Brian Wilson   01483 603099


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