Strategy Reviews

Helping medium-sized organisations to refine their HR Strategy (whether generally or for a specific activity) is what gets us excited about our work. Over the years our Director, Alice Francis, has created a practical model for Strategic Human Resource Planning.  The model guides conversations in order to uncover interdependencies, prioritise activities and expose risks.


The reason that the HR Strategy model works so well is because it has been refined through conversations with a wide variety of organisations.  So, in the interests of constant evolution, we continue to offer a number of HR Strategy Reviews for eligible organisations at no cost.

Why is this offered

It helps us improve the reputation of HR by demonstrating the value of strategic HR input.

It helps us to continually understand the wide variety of issues currently impacting different types of organisations.

It’s the bit of our work that we enjoy the most.

What can it cover

General HR Strategy and Human Resource Planning

A particular project or activity (e.g. TUPE transfer, reorganisation, relocation)

A specific area of focus (e.g. Employee Performance Management, Salary Planning, HR Audit)

Eligible organisations are typically those with 15 or more employees who have not previously had a Strategy Review with Approach Human Resources.

To apply for a free strategy review contact us and we can discuss availability.

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Alice's workshop on "Practical HR Strategy" opened my eyes to what a planned HR strategy can achieve and how it can be relevant for SMEs. A great investment of time that will make a real difference to the way that I work.

Director, Zest Expert HR Solutions

Alice is very knowledgeable and always up to date across the whole spectrum of HR issues. I can’t think of someone I would rather ask for advice.

Director, Article 10

Alice quickly understood the scope and context of the work required, identified key stakeholders, and engaged accordingly. Able to provide clear, concise summaries of options, related costs and benefits. Built great rapport.

EMEA HR Director and Business Partner, Tate & Lyle

We needed a review of our organisation structure, role descriptions and salaries and were delighted with the outcomes. Their approach was professional and demonstrated how quickly they were able to grasp our situation and issues.

Senior Leader, Registered Charity

The HR help was invaluable and Alice was not only a pleasure to work with but provided clear and confident advice throughout.

Creative Director, Marketing Agency

Alice understood the context of what I needed for my business and did an excellent piece of work that exactly met those needs.  I feel much more secure having this in place.

Director, Art Scope Galleries Ltd

Alice’s research into the people challenges faced by SME’s was interesting and thought provoking.  Her presentation of the report highlights at Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce was engaging, clear and really focused the mind.

Owner, The MAT Consultancy

ITEC recently engaged Alice Francis to assist with a multifaceted TUPE migration.   ITEC benefited greatly from Alice’s attention to detail and commitment to making sure of a job well done.

Head of Finance, ITEC Intelligent Services

Working with 'Approach' has made a significant difference to our Organisation. Their support in helping us to implement our Business Plan and to remain focussed on our targets has been excellent. Thank you Approach Human Resources!

Chief Executive, Registered Charity