Paul Middlemast, MA

Chartered HR Practitioner, Senior Partner

One half of a partnership because your business matters

Leading HR Practice and Professional HR Template and Bespoke Document Library

Osprey Chartered HR Practice

Osprey human resources consultancy (Osprey hrc) is a Chartered HR Practice working with clients across the UK and Ireland, managing and advising on HR and employment law. Our team provide expert help for organisations who either need to supplement the resources of their in-house HR team or who have no HR resources at all.

HR Consultancy

In conjunction with our partner employment law firm, we provide employers with straightforward advice on all their HR and employment issues. We have an established proven track record in transactional, operational, and strategic HR with a range of clients across the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.

We offer a number of options: HR outsourcing, Retained HR service, HR management advice and staff handbook subscription service, bespoke HR, ad-hoc consultancy services and interim HR (usually at a senior level). We can assist to protect your business, by reviewing your existing documentation to ensure that it is all legally compliant or in our professional template library and bespoke documentation service creating Contracts of Employments, Employee Handbooks and HR Policies and Procedures specifically for your organisation and employees. See more in our HR Services, navigation bar.

We provide any one or a mix of the following HR services solutions for your organisation, (see the banners below):

TUPE Transfer

(Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment)

If you are selling, buying, or merging a business, changing a service provider, or bringing an outsourced service in-house, then you may find that TUPE regulations apply. A complex and technical transfer process aimed at protecting employees. There are several crucial steps you need to follow to make sure you navigate through the process compliantly and avoid any employment tribunal claims. Osprey HR Practice is experienced in working in conjunction with the transferring organisation in ensuring the process runs smoothly for all stakeholders.

Subscription Service

Tailored annual subscription service for affordable hr advice, employee handbooks, polices, contracts of employment, HR letters, forms

HR Services & Fees

Osprey HR specialist skills can assist organisations without an HR team or supplement an existing HR team.

Restructuring and Managing Redundancies

Professional and pragmatic HR input including a follow-up to ensure that the restructuring delivers its objectives.

Employment Legislation

Support for organisations of all sizes to keep up to date ensuring compliance.

Reward Strategies

Ensuring that you recruit and retain the best staff by rewarding them with salaries and benefits that reflect market conditions.

Downloadable HR Documents

Reference guides on everyday things business owners or managers need to know, for example:

  • Recruitment
  • Self-certification
  • Maternity leave
  • Job description