People + Process = Profit
At Edwards HR, our approach to Human Resources is simple. We are driven by the philosophy that we keep at the core of everything we do: the right people + the right processes = profit.
People are at the heart of HR. And the right processes make everything fall into place easily, with, and for those people.
Get these two areas right, and your bottom line will benefit.
It means our solutions are a value-add for your business, working out the people and the processes so you can watch your profits rise and your bottom line improve.
Here's how our HR approach works in practice:
The right people
- The right people in the right roles with the required skills and training.
- Find the right candidates in qualification, experience and cultural fit.
- The required level of performance from your team.
- Purpose-driven leadership.
- Leaders who lead by example.
- Reliable teams who are happy working for you – and who want to stay.
- Appropriate organisational structure.
- Appropriate employment agreements.
- Legal contractor arrangements.
The right processes
- Implement the correct processes for efficiency, cost, and compliance requirements.
- A people strategy aligned to your business goals.
- Fit-for-purpose recruitment and onboarding.
- Use the right tools for the right applications.
- Consistent performance review process.
- Appropriate policies and procedures.
- Prompt and appropriate handling of issues.
- Suitable retention and engagement strategies.
- Suitable remuneration structure.
- Clear, consistent communication.
- Regular compliance checks.
- Business risk mitigation.
- Improved brand reputation.
- Happy staff, happy customers.
- Improved productivity and knowledge retention.
- Increased employee commitment to
your business and its success.
- Reduced staff turnover.
- Reduced recruitment costs.
- Less time spent handling issues.
- Get the business best positioned to defend unfair dismissal claims (and others).
- Watch your profits rise and your bottom line improve when you get people and processes right.
Our commitment to you
We practice a business partner approach
That nurtures relationships and considers your business and considers the best interests of our clients.
The right tool for the right application - fit for purpose solutions
Fit for purpose solutions that are easy to understand and implement.
We are results-focused, balanced and realistic
We do what we say we will do, on time, every time. We are balanced, realistic and practical so you can trust you’re getting the objective support and guidance you need to succeed.
We promote growth & improvement
We are proactive in helping our clients to grow and improve themselves and their businesses.
Our approach: what we are not...
If your experience has been similar to that of many of our clients, you may have had some not-so-great experiences with some providers. However, you can rest assured that we focus on a client-friendly approach that is as much about what we are not as what we are.
We don't believe in 'one size fits all' solutions
We're not a call centre
We deliver a personal service. When you get in touch with us at Edwards HR, you’ll be talking to a real person with extensive HR experience in heavy industry. No matter how you choose to work with us, we will take the time to get to know you, your business, needs, goals, and challenges.
We don't push you to lock in to 3 - 5 year contracts
We won't hassle you with sales calls every week
We often hear from our new clients that they were being overwhelmed with frequent sales calls from previous providers. We give genuine, real advice from the standpoint of experienced HR experts, and never hassle our clients with frequent hard sales calls. At Edwards HR, we’re never about the hard sell. We work with you to find the best fit for your business, resources and needs.
What makes Edwards HR the best choice?
We are great to work with! Our customers always report a highly positive and easy experience with Edwards HR.
In a client survey completed in August 2021, our clients rated us the following:
- Overall experience with Edwards HR: 5/5 star average.
- How easy it is to work with Edwards HR: 5/5 star average.
- How easy it was to understand and implement the solutions and advice given: 4.92/5 star average.
- How likely it is that they would recommend Edwards HR to a friend: very likely (5/5 ).
Words our clients frequently used to describe Edwards HR and our solutions (in order of the number of mentions): Professional, reliable, helpful, understanding, good value for money.