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HR support for construction

Construction is an industry that brings a number of unique challenges for managing employees I this sector effectively. For construction businesses, the consequences getting things wrong with HR in construction across the UK can be very serious and costly, which means that it’s vital they ensure that they are compliant with all relevant general and sector-specific legislation and guidelines and have all of the right policies and procedures in place to achieve best practice in this area.

With fixed annual fee HR construction services, you can ensure that your business complies with all of the necessary legal and HR requirements for employers in this sector, leaving you with more capacity to concentrate on the success and growth of your business. Get in touch to find out more by calling 0161 696 6170.

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HR issues in the construction industry

As with other sectors, HR practices in the construction industry are ultimately a way for construction firms and other related businesses to manage their workforce and make sure they are compliant with any relevant employment and industry legislation or guidelines. HR challenges in the construction industry include:

  • What can be a temporary and often transient workforce, which may result in many issues, such as incidents of conflict and a high turnover in quite a pressured working environment
  • Many construction projects have a variety of different phases, which can mean almost constant changes in personnel with different responsibilities, levels of seniority and skill sets, often with little or no HR planning time between, which can make managing people a real challenge
  • Health and safety, whilst important in any sector, is a huge concern in the high-risk construction industry. Ensuring the right people receive the right training and other necessities can be a real issue for construction HR to deal with

Effective HR for builders and other areas of the construction industry will need to factor in issues like this in order to design HR strategies for construction companies that can mitigate some of these potential problems, whilst also dealing with the business’ compliance with employment law in every area.

Why choose us for construction HR services?

We understand that roles and responsibilities of HR in construction, including the unique and complex challenges involved with this sector, and we can offer specialist services on a fixed-fee basis, so you always have access to the specialist knowledge that you need when any issues crop up. You can also know that all of your documentation, policies, procedures and other requirements are up to best practice standards.

Our service also includes employment protection insurance to cover the cost of defending employment tribunal claims in the event that this is required.

Get in touch to find out more about our fixed cost HR systems for businesses in the construction industry by calling 0161 696 6170.

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