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Outsourced Accounting Services

HR Consultancy And Support

A robust human resource (HR) function is vital to any good business. Being compliant and fair is crucial to your firm’s reputation for a start. And as an employer, there is a huge amount of administration that needs to be done – from drafting employment contracts to providing support to your employees.

Yet running and maintaining an HR function can be expensive and many businesses find the cost hard to justify.

This is why firms are increasingly turning to outsourcing for their HR requirements. Using a specialist like Kirk Rice doesn’t just work out cost-effective. It means you get an impartial service too – so you can be sure that the interests of your business and its employees come first.

Why use Kirk Rice?

Good communication is a prerequisite to running a good HR function. So the support we give is practical. And we use clear, jargon free language. You get support both over the phone and on-site where needed – so it is just like having an internal department but without the headache.

We believe that HR should be seen as more than just an obligatory administration function. Done effectively, HR strategy is a great tool to get the most from your employees – and bettering your company’s performance. After all, people are a company’s greatest asset.

But the very nature of dealing with people means HR is not always plain sailing. We provide pragmatic support on the tough issues like dealing with difficult employees, or redundancy for example.

We’ll also help you control key risks that might make your firm vulnerable to costly (and damaging) disputes and claims. In fact, we have experience and have overcome most the issues that your business might face.

We are used to working with other departments like payroll and financial services, as well as external providers like solicitors. Our accountancy experience also means we know the ins and outs of payroll, as well as employment taxes like PAYE and national insurance.

The Kirk Rice HR team is both experienced and highly qualified. Headed up by Maxine Guest – a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel Development and a Chartered Certified Accountant – you can be sure that your HR needs are in a safe pair of hands.


Just some of the functions we can cover:

  • Drafting employment contracts
  • Drafting staff handbooks (including policies such as holidays, sick leave and disciplinary procedures)
  • HR health check and audit
  • Make sure your firm is legally compliant
  • Implement new HR systems and policies
  • Health and safety policies and advice
  • Roll out the new documents throughout a business
  • Put together benefit packages liaising with our financial services team
  • Performance management (including disciplinary and dismissal)
  • Recruiting new employees
  • Redundancies (planning, advising and implementation)
  • Telephone and on site support

Find out about our outsourced accounting packages


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Quarterly VAT returns
Year end accounts
Corporation tax return
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