Jess supported Intertrust with a 6 week interim role in-between a leaver and a joiner. She quickly picked up the time critical multi-jurisdictional payroll tasks and a variety of other HR Advisor level activities. She fitted in really well and comes highly recommended by me and our team.
Candice Tabb - Intertrust GroupHuman Resources Director
Managing a small and dynamic team can be surprisingly complicated. Having regular input and specialist advice from Becky makes all the difference in ensuring we follow best practice, comply fully with the law and enhance team morale whilst allowing me to focus on the core business of fulfilling our contracts. She is professional, honest, friendly and supportive.
A large organisation sometimes finds itself looking for help with projects and employee issues. In navigating complex investigations on people matters, the ability to draw on the HR Now team has ensured our ability to deal with these using an independent and objective professional. This has provided our Human Capital team with excellent support and allowed us to deal with time-consuming matters in a credible and efficient manner.
“We have a young management team at Enhance, so coaching is important for all our Line Managers to become well informed on HR legislation and best practices so that they can get the best out of our people whilst creating a modern, compliant and ultimately happy company culture. Over two sessions Becky and Nivek provided the team with foundational HR information and useful management frameworks in a clear and comprehensible way that is already having a positive impact on our business.”
Fergus Gibson - Enhance GroupFinance Director re Manager 101 Training
Systematica is an innovative technology-driven firm focused on a quantitative and systematic approach to investing. We value Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Integrity and Fun. HR Now provides interim strategic support and direction to our team. Their pragmatic and commercial approach to the myriad of complex, proactive and operational HR matters has given us an insight as to how an HR team, in an organisation likes ours, can run. We would recommend Becky and her team for similar organisations looking to establish or support the short, medium or long-term HR needs of your business.
As a small organisation that has undergone a lot of change in the last twelve months, we value the support of HR Now working alongside us to provide HR advice at all stages of the employee lifecycle. Using HR Now gives us the expertise of a team of HR professionals along with a dedicated consultant who understands the Authority, at a fraction of the cost of an in-house advisor.
Accuro Fiduciary places a high value on educating staff so we used HR Now to ensure our people feel informed around the topic of discrimination and equal opportunities as part of our robust approach to this area.
Weronika Florek - Accuro FiduciaryHR Manager & Company Secretarial Assistant
We have partnered with HR Now for nearly a year, and we have been pleased with their proactive approach. Their sound knowledge of all aspects of HR provides us with all of the information necessary when dealing with HR matters and they were also most helpful in assisting with the implementation of recent legislative changes throughout our HR documentation. They feel like part of our team and I thoroughly enjoy working with the HR Now team.
At our outset Continuum took a conscious decision to specialise in helping our clients automate data processes and to partner with local, trusted owner-operated experts for all non-core activities.
We started with our own strong values about building an inclusive workforce and how everyone could benefit. HR Now listened and ensured our values reflected this spirit in our contracts and handbook while keeping us Compliant. We would be happy to recommend HR Now.
Ports of Jersey have been on quite a journey over the last few years and like most organisations we have a sharp eye on our costs and resources. Our HR team appreciate the support from Becky and her team at HR Now. Becky provided interim Head of HR maternity cover, during which time she was instrumental in designing and delivering our performance management framework and she assisted with the Security insourcing project. HR Now continue to provide ad-hoc support when we need it.
- Ports of JerseyExecutive Strategy & Development Director
We value HRNow’s proactive approach and guidance on various people matters, it allows us to have the support from a HR professional without having the costs of our own HR function. We are a fast paced organisation and they ensure the solutions fit with our values. HR Now are flexible in their approach and tailor solutions to our needs. Whether it be a hands-on approach or guidance over the phone, we know we can trust HR Now.
Since my first meeting at a Chamber luncheon in May 2010 we have used HR Now to update our contracts, benefiting from their excellent advice over the last four years. Becky always gives us clear-cut choices which enable us to handle our employee issues swiftly, fairly and sensitively.
HR Now has been working and supporting all of our HR functions.
Anna has provided valuable support and has ensured that we are compliant with employment legislation both in Jersey and the UK. She has been accommodating and happy to help even when unexpected employee relations issues have cropped up.
Working with HR Now has put our minds at rest that our HR functions are up to date and are aligned with our workforce strategies.
HR Now assisted on an interim basis to lead a large change programme and cover a maternity placement. It gave us the confidence that the complex project would be handled in a professional and competent manner. The ability to build a strong rapport with the HR team and Senior Leaders really assisted to reduce the potential risk any change programme brings. As they have great knowledge across all areas of HR it gave us the flexibility to cover additional elements and move other key projects forward such as talent management and the roll out of our new Employee Handbook.
Global Financial Organisation - Global Financial Organisation
We commissioned HR Now when we were experiencing some very intense “people management” challenges, Tony was extremely helpful and his knowledge, expertise and friendly, flexible, supportive approach was exactly what we needed.
At IPM we flex to ensure we keep pace with changes in the market as well as the needs of our clients. Rachel and HR Now support our business in realigning our resources and provide a sound basis for our employment requirements including standard contracts, handbooks and advice and support during the recruitment process to ensure we operate commercially and compliantly. HR Now have also provided invaluable support during some of the tricky times with HR disputes, disciplinary and redundancy processes. They have been a reliable confidential ear and sounding board over the last five years.
Michael Stein - MS Planning Conservation ArchitectureDirector
HR Now recently assisted us with a HR matter. They provided valuable advice and support enabling us to manage the situation in a professional manner with the minimum of fuss and disruption to the business. We would have no hesitation in recommending HR Now.
Every now and then workplace issues arise and emotions can get in the way of rebuilding relationships. We had one of those situations recently but fortunately Becky was able to mediate with the parties and they came together to find a resolution that was fair to both parties. Becky’s straight forward impartial facilitation approach created the opportunity for them to air their views and resolve matters before they became entrenched in their positions. They are still working well together.
At Focused IT we have been using HR Now as our professional HR partner since our inception in 2010. HR Now has been supporting our development from a start-up local business to an established Jersey employer, which aims to provide staff with the best possible working conditions. Becky and her team have been deeply involved in formulating our terms of employment, employee handbook, our policies and working practices. We have also turned to HR Now for assistance with staff appraisal and development, employee engagement, remuneration reviews and benefits package advice as well as monitoring staff welfare. This proactive approach has ensured that our team has a buzz and enthusiasm for their work at Focused IT which makes this such a happy place to work. We are proud of the team that has been built at Focused IT, their team spirit, their professional attitude and their commitment to our business and the service provided to our customer base. We firmly believe that our collaboration with HR Now has been instrumental in making success happen for Focused IT. We recommend HR Now to any employer operating in the Channel Islands that recognises that their people are the basis of good business.
As a growing local business, we use HR Now to outsource our employment paperwork and the time needed to keep up-to-date with all our new responsibilities as a Jersey employer. We have found Rachel Lucas is always ready with agile practical advice for our small business.
We have worked with Rachel Lucas at HR Now since 2016 to review our terms and conditions and advise us on HR matters. We feel confident she appreciates the values and direction of our club and we have found her to be a very good source of down to earth advice.
Sue Holland - Caesarean Tennis ClubChairperson, Club Committee
Becky has reviewed all our employment contracts and updated them so we now comply with current employment regulations. She is readily available for advice and is now undertaking sessional HR training in module format.
Becky is like a breath of fresh air and we would have no hesitation in thoroughly recommending her.
Brighter Futures is a charity that supports parents, carers, children and young people in Jersey. We provide one-to-one key worker support alongside a range of free programmes and services to help support the parents and carers we meet. We need support too and that’s where HR Now come in. We know exactly who to call for our people driven needs whether that’s advice on a sensitive matter or assistance making sure our documentation is compliant. Becky also helps with a bit of fund raising.
As a small business we don’t have the luxury of an in-house HR team but we are committed to being a model employer. Becky and her team are incredibly valuable to us, providing sensible, compliant advice and a responsive service that means we are able to manage our entire HR function with confidence and ease.
When we were suddenly faced with a really tricky and serious HR problem, HR Now were recommended to us as the local expert for HR support. Tony and Anna were immediately on the case and helped us resolve what had been a very stressful situation. We are now engaging HR Now to help improve our handbooks, contracts and policies and we confidently expect our business to be much better placed for dealing with HR matters in the future.
HR Now were invaluable in assisting us to source and select a new addition to our Senior Leadership Team. From identifying good candidates and designing rigorous and inventive selection techniques, to providing effective support to the process and feeding back to candidates, HR Now were key to the success of the recruitment exercise.