Newland Partners provides a high-quality professional HR service.  By taking time to understand  you, your people, and your organisation needs. We can ensure we build a solution that is right for your long-term success.

Based on our expertise, we provide a personal and tailored service, which incorporates practical, commercially viable, and ethical solutions that mitigate risk and resolve the inevitable problems associated with employment.

We believe in the value of subject matter expertise. Consequently, we have built and maintain connections with reputable specialists so that we can be your single point of contact for all of your HR requirements.

Our HR services can be delivered in person or virtually by phone and/or email, Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

Retained HR Services

Our retained HR services are created as bespoke packages to meet the needs of your business.

Taking into consideration the level of support you require and the size of your organisation, we charge a fixed monthly fee over a flexible period.

This service may include some or all the following:

  • A dedicated HR Business Partner
  • A telephone and email advice service
  • Review of your HR Policies, staff handbook and terms  of employment
  • Template HR documents for employee relations case work
  • HR support at investigations, Discipline, Grievance and Appeal Hearings
  • Access to our Trusted Partners for Employment Law advice, Health and Safety support, Investor in People (IIP) Accreditation, First Aid, and Mental Health Training
  • Periodic account meetings to review your wider HR strategy and operations
  • Complimentary invites to Newland Partners workshops

HR Projects

We offer Ad-Hoc and Project support for those times that you need some additional resources in your HR team or require a HR professional to meet your business demands. We work with you to quickly gain an understanding of your business, its needs, and values to ensure that the results we deliver are bespoke and aligned with your business.

All costs are discussed and agreed upfront with payment due following completion of the agreed Ad-hoc /project support.

We can assist in all areas of HR such as:

  • Restructures and Redundancy
  • Review and Harmonisation of T&C’s
  • Policies, Handbooks and Procedures
  • Performance, Development and Succession
  • Rewards and Benefit Schemes
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • HR Audit and Improvement Plan
  • TUPE Transfer

In 2021 Goodlife Foods used the HR services to provide targeted support on a major transformational project for the site.  Hollie and Stevies’ skills and knowledge played a significant part in the success of the project.  They are very committed to delivering the best possible advice & guidance to our business.

Ian Berresford – Region Director UK, GoodLife Foods

Region Director UK - Goodlife Foods

HR Audits

We can help you to understand the current health of your HR position and provide recommendations to take it forward.  With increasing HR complexities, it is important your employment and work practices are compliant with the latest applicable UK legislation.  The outcome of our HR audit will feed into a needs assessment which will capture our recommendations, enabling you to focus on mitigating areas of risk and subsequently reducing exposure.


Employee Relations

  • Guidance and knowledge on Disciplines and Grievances
  • Support and Guidance during Investigations and Appeals
  • Alternative solutions to seek resolution
  • Reviews or drafts of formal letters
  • Template scripts to assist you in formal meetings
  • Support and guidance during formal meetings
  • Solutions to minimise risks to business

Change Management

Expert guidance and operational assistance in the restructure of your business to meet outlined requirements by working with you to define the following;

  • A vision, plan, communication, and implementation workflow
  • Formal letters and script templates
  • Solutions to minimise risks to businesses
  • Support with consultations and meetings

Performance Management

  • Assistance with appraisals and performance reviews
  • Considerations during the informal performance management stages
  • Support with formal performance meetings
  • Reviews or drafts of absence policies, as well as assisting with the implementation
  • Support on absence management cases; short/long term
  • Assistance with return to work interviews and subsequent support plans
  • Support with Occupational Health referrals and the medical record process

General HR Matters

We understand that every day can present a new employee challenge and can provide advice on:

  • Current recruitment policies and practices
  • Job descriptions and competency frameworks
  • Design of induction and on-boarding programmes
  • Advising on internal move/secondment processes
  • Current leaver processes, inclusive of exit interviews
  • Maintaining open communication with your employees
  • Installing trust and confidence in your workforce
  • Human Resource training workshops for managers

HR Compliance

With increasing HR complexities, it is important that your employment and work practices are compliant we can help by:

  • Ensuring you are aware of the changes in UK employment law practices, as and when there are developments
  • Updating or drafting Employee Handbooks, Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Providing you with effective employment policies and the implementation of these
  • Conducting an HR audit to enable you to focus in on potential compliance risk areas