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Talent is the top concern for most business owners – but they may not have the resources for a dedicated, comprehensive HR function. Outsourcing can help fill this vital gap.

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When does a business benefit from HR outsourcing?

The Value of HR Expertise - Getting Started with Outsourcing HR

HR is now considered as strategically important to a business as sales or production. But the human resource function is complex. It takes care of staff recruitment, retention, performance and development, navigates people through change, supports staff wellbeing and mitigates the risk of compliance or legal issues. Working environments where employee issues can be resolved quickly are 3.8 times more likely to exhibit high performance.

HR also acts as the custodian of workplace culture – one of the most overlooked but crucial drivers of success according to the World’s Most Admired Companies. Ultimately, HR places the right people in the right roles to deliver the right growth strategy – while also ensuring they are happy, engaged and productive. A lot of employers don’t realise how all the aspects of HR interrelate to impact employee experience and business outcomes.

Looking after your most important business resource, your people, is an area that needs to be prioritised. It’s a crucial role and is usually managed by the business owner or founder initially, then passed on to line managers as the business grows. Businesses may not have a dedicated in-house resource until employee numbers reach 50 or even 100. Which may be too late. A business can benefit from outsourcing services like an HR professional or outsourced HR team the moment they start forming their teams.

The Value of HR Expertise - Getting Started with Outsourcing HR

HR is now considered as strategically important to a business as sales or production. But the human resource function is complex. It takes care of staff recruitment, retention, performance and development, navigates people through change, supports staff wellbeing and mitigates the risk of compliance or legal issues. Working environments where employee issues can be resolved quickly are 3.8 times more likely to exhibit high performance.

HR also acts as the custodian of workplace culture – one of the most overlooked but crucial drivers of success according to the World’s Most Admired Companies. Ultimately, HR places the right people in the right roles to deliver the right growth strategy – while also ensuring they are happy, engaged and productive. A lot of employers don’t realise how all the aspects of HR interrelate to impact employee experience and business outcomes.

Looking after your most important business resource, your people, is an area that needs to be prioritised. It’s a crucial role and is usually managed by the business owner or founder initially, then passed on to line managers as the business grows. Businesses may not have a dedicated in-house resource until employee numbers reach 50 or even 100. Which may be too late. A business can benefit from outsourcing services like an HR professional or outsourced HR team the moment they start forming their teams.

Frequent reasons small and medium businesses outsource HR

 

 

HR compliance and legal support

 

Employee relations and conflict resolution

 

HR policy development and implementation

 

HR technology and software solutions

 

HR compliance and legal support

 

Employee relations and conflict resolution

 

HR policy development and implementation
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HR technology and software solutions

HR outsourcing commonly asked questions

What HR services can an HR outsourcing partner provide?

Each outsourcing company will offer varied services. Typically, an outsourced HR team can help your business with HR services such as employment contracts, employment law, business goals, position descriptions, performance management, recruitment, training, general HR support and advice, industry standards, employment relationships, and help bring innovative thinking to your team

Do outsourced HR experts offer hands-on assistance within the workplace?

Outsourcing arrangements can vary depending on the service being offered or requested. Typically, your human resource professional will provide ongoing and hands-on support to give the necessary expertise your business requires.

Do smaller businesses benefit from outsourcing a human resource team

Any business with employees can benefit from having the support of HR professionals. HR has become one of the most integral parts of any business, including smaller businesses.

Do outsource HR experts work on site?

Every agreement is different. Some outsourced HR experts will work on site and visit your workplace such as a hybrid arrangement. Typically, outsourced HR will be completed mostly virtually, though visits may be scheduled where necessary.

Need more help?

All advice is general in nature, for advice specific to your situation, please get in touch with one of our HR Partners.

Our team at Employment Innovations are able to offer tailored workplace advice. If you need any assistance with payroll processing, employment contracts, Modern Awards, enterprise agreements, workplace advice or require access to our full HR document library, contact us to speak with one of our HR experts.

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Download Your Free Whitepaper on The value of HR expertise: Getting started with outsourcing HR

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