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Is there really a need for HR? The HR department of many companies can be seen as the dreaded Head Master’s office. You’d only attend if you’d misbehaved. However, it really isn’t all about disciplina... Posted by Charlotte Batchelor
21st February 2018
What to do when Cupid strikes in your workplace Many of us see our co-workers much more than we see our family and friends, so it’s natural that working relationships sometimes blossom into much more. Posted by Gwyneth Hodgkinson
14th February 2018
Coaching questions to make you a better leader Graham shares some coaching questions to help you become a better leader. Posted by Graham Ravenscroft
7th February 2018
New Year, new employees and onboarding This blog identifies some key areas of onboarding that should help to ensure your investment isn't wasted Posted by Lindsay Baker
31st January 2018
Millennials; how can you effectively engage the least engaged employees? By 2025, 75% of the workforce will be made up of millennials, so we better understand how to get the best out of them... Posted by Ashley Heeley
24th January 2018
Our top 5 reads for any business owner or manager Here are 5 books that we at Gateway HR would recommend to you if you enjoy continually learning and developing yourself. Posted by Clare Hargrave
17th January 2018
Wellness ideas that everyone can try The world is certainly not short of ideas about “wellness”, but what small changes can you make to improve yours? Posted by Vicki Turner
10th January 2018
Gateway’s 2018 HR trends forecast It’s that time of year where we don our Nostradamus hats and predict what we think will happen in 2018. Posted by Ashley Heeley
3rd January 2018
What a difference a year makes Emma's round-up of the year, and what's to come in 2018. Posted by Emma Wynne
20th December 2017
Is your next business disaster looming on the horizon? You might not be surprised to hear that a high percentage of the enquiries that we get are from business owners experiencing ‘a bit of a disaster’. Posted by Emma Wynne
13th December 2017
Sickness management FAQs According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), around 130 million working days are lost to sickness every year in the UK. Posted by Emma Wynne
6th December 2017
Small but strong ways to recognise employees What can you do to recognise the good work your employees are doing? Posted by Ashley Heeley
29th November 2017
Are you taking sexual harassment claims seriously? Though we’ve come a long way in recent years there’s still a great deal of work to be done. Posted by Gwyneth Hodgkinson
22nd November 2017
Three truths that you don’t want to hear about working with an HR consultant We’re going to reveal three things that you probably really don’t want to hear about working with an HR consultant Posted by Emma Wynne
15th November 2017
GDPR – what does it all mean? We know that we are supposed to be taking action, but there is some inconsistency as to what exactly we should be doing.  Posted by Gwyneth Hodgkinson
8th November 2017
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What our clients think

We started working with Gateway HR earlier this year and never fail to be impressed by their friendly, efficient service and support. Their help over the last few months has been invaluable
Krissen Jessiman, Hingerose Ltd - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
Our business is growing fast (we’ve doubled in staff in the last year) and that means dealing with a lot of employment hassles. We’re glad to have Gateway HR on our side. Not only do Emma and her team ensure we do everything correctly and legally, but they are always there when we find ourselves in a new situation. It gives us great peace of mind to know we can pick up the phone or send an email, and an expert is there to talk us through our options. Gateway HR is such a trusted adviser, that we now even recommend them to our clients. And there are very few companies we trust that much
Paul Green, Growth UK - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
Their hands-on, down to earth approach to ‘all things HR’ is what makes Gateway stand out from the crowd. Their offering of quality, professional HR advice at an affordable price is what makes the Gateway solution a very good one. Having known and worked with Emma and her team for a number of years, I know that they deliver appropriate advice in any given situation … and not just legally compliant advice but advice that makes commercial sense too, which is essential in the running of a successful business
David Addison, Knights of Old Limited - Training client
I’ve run a small business for many years and thought I was doing it properly myself – I wasn’t! I can’t recommend Gateway highly enough for the way that they have taken care of my HR, sorted it out professionally and left me to concentrate on what I do best
Alan Bellamy, Bellamy Eyecare - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
One of the directors of our company, Rob Buxton, suggested that we may benefit from an HR audit from a BNI member, Gateway HR. At first we were sceptical about this. Firstly, nothing in life is free – ‘there’s no such thing as a free lunch’ and all that. Secondly, we’re a firm of accountants, dealing with businesses, staffing matters and so on all the time – what could Gateway possibly do for us? Firstly we can confirm that the HR audit was totally free. We were visited by one of their consultants, Lindsay Gibson, who was with us for about an hour. During this time we ran through the procedures and systems that we have in place for dealing with our staff. Shortly after the meeting we received a health check from Lindsay that clearly showed the areas in which we were good, and the areas where improvements were needed. It became apparent from the report that we didn’t know as much as we thought we did.

Lindsay suggested that we should adopt a new staff manual. We agreed with this, and the first version arrived shortly afterwards. Various amendments were needed and Gateway were happy to assist us with making as many alterations as necessary. We have found Gateway to be thoroughly professional in all of our dealings with them, and would recommend their services to any business.
Mark Stockwell, BKS Accountants - client with a Starter Pack Plus