West Yorkshire HR firm becomes Government grant scheme advisor

West Yorkshire HR consultancy has become an accredited adviser for the Government’s Enterprise Nation programme which provides grants of up to £2,000 to businesses to spend on business growth advice.

Holmfirth-based The Personnel Partnership, set up in 2001 by Helen Straw, can now be selected by companies as part of the ‘expanding your workforce’ category which is aimed at supporting businesses recruit and develop their staff by providing match funding for HR, learning and development services.

The Personnel Partnership will work with firms to develop the best solution for them, which may include work on how to hire, train and manage staff or undertake a skills audit, workforce planning or performance management systems.

Commenting on the accreditation, Helen said: “Many companies do not realise the benefits they can bring to their business by investing in HR advice to reduce sickness levels, deal with staffing challenges and develop their workforce.

“By receiving advice in this area, businesses can ensure they have the right people with the right skills that support firms to grow.

“I hope this scheme now gives them the confidence to ask The Personnel Partnership for the expert advice we have been giving to firms for 13 years.”