HR for small businesses

HR for small businesses - Centric HR

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Starting and running a small business is very time consuming, there are so many things to think about and obligations to be compliant, non-more so important than human resources. At Centric HR we’re here to help you concentrate on developing new ideas, growing your business, and focussing on revenue-generating tasks.

Our HR for small businesses service gives you the freedom to focus on your work and stimulate growth whilst we take care of your operational HR requirements, compliance and queries. Our experienced HR consultants are on hand to deal with anything from basic enquiries through to more complex work. What’s more we offer some really cost effective solutions tailored to your needs including ‘Pay As You Go HR’ (ad-hoc hourly rate) for as and when you need us, ‘Fixed Price HR Packages’ for on-going support and a range of HR Packs you can purchase online.

Operational HR

  • General advice
  • Document drafting
  • Handbook design and drafting
  • Contracts of employment
  • Disciplinaries
  • Dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Appeals
  • Managing redundancies
  • Advice on short and long term sickness absence
  • Investigations
  • Site visits

Consultancy Services

  • People Strategies
  • Workforce Efficiency & Planning
  • Performance & Reward Management
  • Attraction & Retention
  • Transformational Change
  • TUPE
  • Employee Relations
  • Line Management People Skills
  • HR Projects
  • Interim HR Management
  • Culture and Values Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Services
  • Employee Recognition & Reward
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing
  • Talent & Succession Planning
  • Personal Coaching of Employees
  • Defined HR Consultancy
  • HR Outsourcing

Fixed Price HR Packages

Suitable for SMEs
from 1 – 250 people.

Bespoke fixed price packages that include a 10% discount (minimum 12-month contract)

Dependant on the Business need, we work with you to build packages that include:


Additional cost with Breathe HR Software

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Pay As You Go HR


per hour + Vat

Sometimes you may need some HR support to help you resolve a difficult issue, update your policies and procedures or just need some professional advice quickly. If your business is not ready for a Fixed Price Package then our Pay As You Go HR (ad-hoc hourly rate) service is perfect for you.

With no ongoing contract or commitment, you can book in a call so we can take a brief and help you tackle the problem. Our ad-hoc Pay As You Go HR rate is £93.00 per hour + Vat

HR Packs



We offer a range of HR packs for you to purchase and download including the Menopause Pack and the Customisable Employment Contract and 3 Main Policies.

Benefits of outsourcing your HR

  • Reduced cost. We provide a service that you use when you need it (monthly fixed / hourly rate Vs employed staff or team with fixed salaries and on costs)
  • Save time so you can focus on core business and income / profit
  • Reduce stress for you and managers as we help you navigate complex employment law
  • Ensure compliance with legislation in relation to contracts and policy and keep you informed of new case law and best practice to ensure you get the best out of your employees
  • Improve relationships with employees because they understand their rights through clear policies whilst giving you the systems to manage and develop your workforce
  • Increase employee productivity by supporting their needs and clearly defining goals
  • Effective risk management to help you avoid costly and unnecessary legal claims
  • Improve service delivery and increase income / profit as we guide you through change management and the development of systems and processes
  • Expert HR knowledge with practitioners at all levels including access to solicitors to ensure that all your needs are covered
  • Our practitioners have extensive experience of working in public sector and unionised environments
  • We take time to understand your business and culture to ensure we can give you the best advice
  • We will coach you and managers through individual cases and provide organisational learning to help you develop your business
  • We can work with you on projects or act on your behalf depending on your needs
  • We offer a Fixed Price Package which attracts a monthly fee as well as an ad hoc service which attracts an hourly rate. If a piece of work takes 15 minutes that is what you are charged for
  • We listen to your goals and offer solutions
  • We speak truth to power and will highlight risks for you to consider so you can make informed decisions
  • We care about you and your business

Breathe HR Software

Transform how you manage HR admin by centralising all your information in one place.

Keeping all your employee information in one place and automating all those time consuming human resource administrative tasks, Breathe transforms the way you manage your HR. With customisable reports, automated and streamlined processes, this HR management system gives you the tools you need to support your business.