HR Consultancy

Our approach to enabling HR teams to be more effective and to have greater impact is based on:

  • The use of research evidence.
  • The use of appropriate data.
  • Applying practical experience of leading and managing HR in a range of sectors.

We have expertise and experience that ranges from the development of HR/People Strategies through to improving operational effectiveness.

Our expertise and experience specifically includes:

  • Developing strategy.
  • Workforce planning.
  • Health & well-being at work.
  • Reward, including pay reviews and audits.
  • Organisation design & development.
  • Talent.
  • Recruitment & selection.
  • Career planning and management.
  • Leadership & management development, including coaching.
  • HR data and analytics.

We apply our expertise to help clients in a variety of ways that includes:

  • A review/audit of the HR function and the operating model to identify specific areas for improvement.
  • Zero-based HR – helping the HR team to look at what they do with completely fresh eyes.
  • Evidence-review – looking at the latest research on a specific topic to enable a client to identify areas for improvement.
  • Designing and delivering training courses, e.g. leadership & management, HR business partnering skills.
  • Critical friend – providing an expert challenge or sounding board.
  • Evaluation of HR work and impact.

Our HR consultancy work for employers draws extensively on IES’ wide range of HR research expertise.

Claire Campbell

Duncan Brown

Stephen Bevan

Claire Campbell
Director, HR Research & Consulting
Duncan Brown
Principal Associate
Stephen Bevan
Head of HR Research Development