HR Support, HR Outsourcing and Consultancy Firm for SMEs in the UK

Confidently address your legal obligations as an employer, develop your team and resolve employment-related challenges in your business.
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HR and Employment Law Support where we listen to your business needs

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Struggling to handle your HR? We at The HR Booth are here to help. As an HR consultancy firm in the UK, we offer a full range of services that help you deal with employing and managing people. We help business owners, Directors and managers across Scotland and the UK resolve people challenges within SMEs, helping them save time and money. This allows business owners to focus on the growing their business, knowing their people are being managed effectively. Our team work with business owners, Company Directors and managers across all sectors, including family businesses, professional services, third sector, manufacturing, engineering, trades and construction. We solve people problems which save time and money.

We have specialised in giving advice to managers since the 1990s on how to manage people, listening to the challenges and offering commercial, practical advice on how best to resolve. Having supported and advised hundreds of managers, we know what works. The HR Booth develop good rapport and relationships with clients and take time to listen and understand your business. 

As your local HR Consultants and HR Outsourcing partner, we support businesses across Scotland including Fife, Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee, Falkirk, the Lothians including Livingston, Bathgate, Linlithgow, Haddington and also Glasgow, Dunbartonshire and Aberdeen. We also support clients remotely using technology in locations including Preston, Merseyside, the Midlands and London. We can provide HR services anywhere in the UK. We would be delighted to hear more about your business.
☎ Scotland – 01383 668178 or 0131 378 7988
☎London and England – 0203 375 1466

We know how to maximise your team’s potential

By offering trustworthy HR support, we help clients develop their business by making sure their employees are engaged and motivated to   deliver results.

We help your people grow    

Through training and career development frameworks, we equip your people with the right skills that are essential to your business.

We’re experts in meeting legal responsibilities   

Whether it’s creating or updating your employment contracts or handbook, we provide ongoing advice to make sure your business is on the right side of employment law.

We know how to handle difficult conversations 

Our expert and qualified HR consultants will guide you through discipline processes, employee grievances and managing poor performance.

We support you, and your people, in times of change 

From creating an organisation design to managing employee redundancy, we make sure that your approach to HR keeps up with changes in your business.

Our Vision

A world where business owners and leaders are not afraid of people related challenges in their business, and where they are empowered and have the confidence to effectively lead their teams, whilst growing a successful business. We are changing the perception of HR and the way HR is done.  Not only do we help business owners sleep better at night, we become their go to people in times of need and times of change.

Local HR Support & Advice

UK-based HR support & advice


Trusted HR Advice

Whether you’re tackling absence management, discipline, employee handbooks, or health and safety, our advice spans countless industries, positioning you for success.

Respected HR Support

Implement performance, conduct, or other solutions with the support of a team with over two decades of experience in the industry.

Local HR Consultancy

As a UK-based consultancy, we’re always present and ready to provide assistance, no matter your needs or your UK location.

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Our Services

Comprehensive HR & Employment Law Support

As a full-service consultancy company, we offer support and services to manage all your HR necessities. No company is the same, so we tailor-fit our solutions to meet the needs of each client. 

We focus on supporting early-stage growth businesses, charities, family businesses and social enterprises in the UK. Browse our services below to see which best suits your company’s current and prospective future needs. 

  • Absence Management
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Discipline and Grievance
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment Tribunal Insurance
  • Family Business
  • Health & Safety
  • HR Outsourcing
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Redundancy
  • Training & Development
  • Employee HR Support/Guidance

Online HR Toolkit

Store employee data in our online HR toolkit for efficient management and access wherever you are.

Trust – Gain and retain the trust of our clients by listening to their needs, be honest with them and have the confidence in our ability to make a difference to their lives and their business.


Relationships – Building successful relationships is integral to everything we do. We make a positive and lasting impression on people, work in partnership with our clients, suppliers and associates, encouraging and supporting them and their people, whilst remaining professional and positive at all times.

Quality – Be the very best we can every day, continuously improve and deliver on our promises, ensuring the quality of our work is consistently of the very highest standard.

Solutions minded – We are trusted business advisors, and we help create open and honest conversations, helping you make the right decisions to enable you to grow your business. We understand that one solution does not fit all and through taking time to understand you and your business, we will ensure we offer commercially focused solutions.

Agile and Responsiveness – Driven by our passion to be the very best, we put our clients first and respond to all situations in a timely manner, seeking always to exceed expectations. As an SME ourselves, we recognise the need to be flexible, respond quickly, think differently and provide practical, bespoke solutions.

Personal Development – To be the very best, we have the drive and ambition to continually develop our skills to the benefit of our clients and create an environment where knowledge sharing is encouraged. In an attempt to add value, we constantly seek to enhance our abilities by maximising our learning, looking for opportunities to make a difference for our clients, continually looking at areas where we can make a positive contribution to the success of their businesses.

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FREE eBook: The Kickstart Scheme

 Find out how we can support you with the Kickstart Scheme

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You’ll learn:

  • Employee/Placement ratio
  • Advertising of roles
  • Training costs
  • Payroll

FREE eBook: The Good Work Plan

How to understand The Good Work Plan and Apply it to Your Business.

You’ll learn:

  •  What The Good Work Plan is.
  •  Introduction of sanctions levied.
  •  Fixed working pattern.
  •  Updated holiday pay & more.

FREE eBook: Eradicate Short-Term Absence Forever

A simple, straightforward approach to managing short-term absence.

You’ll learn:

  • How to conduct a return to work interview for line managers
  • What advantages both employers and employees gain from return to work interviews
  • How to conduct a return to work interview
  • A step-by-step process to eliminate the guesswork in your interviews

FREE eBook: How to Conduct a Fair Disciplinary Hearing

A simple, straightforward approach to manage a disciplinary process.

You’ll learn:

  • How to investigate
  • How to conduct an invite letter.
  • Preparing for the meeting.
  • How to conduct the meeting.

What Our Clients Say

Clients enjoying our professional HR services

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“We’ve worked with HR Booth over the last 8 or so years. We’ve always found them to offer sound, expert advice in situations most, if not all businesses find alien to them. They will continue to be our trusted HR Partner of choice, hopefully long into the future.”
Richard Watson

Rapier Systems


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“The HR Booth are professional, reliable, highly experienced and supportive.

Being a relatively new business, we rely on the expertise of the The HR Booth to help with areas where we have little experience and knowledge.

Having worked with Alistair and John for many years now, we know that we receive first class support and advice when needed and we would highly recommend them to anyone seeking HR support and services.

Ricky Shields

Director, Avtek Solutions


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”The HR Booth team are always on hand to support, providing an extremely prompt, professional and efficient service.

The team have been invaluable during these exceptionally difficult times to a number of individuals and companies. I can not recommend Alistair and the HR Booth enough.”

Lindsey Hodge

Workbase Plus

Alistair and John are always on hand to give advice. They offer a great service and always have an answer to any problems. In addition, I would thoroughly recommend HR Booth for any HR related problems.

Hilda Logan

East Lothian Produce

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Business-focused HR support & advice

Our monthly support plan means HR-related processes are simple, efficient, and work to the long-term benefit of your business.
Contact us today to discuss your business and how we can assist with all your HR needs.

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