Human resources

Human resources

We recognise that many of our clients accept the significant role of the people factor in their business and see this as critical to boosting their overall performance.

With our in house specialists Baker Tilly Staples Rodway offers comprehensive and integrated human resources services taking the same collaborative approach as our accounting teams to understand the needs of our clients and produce positive outcomes. You do not have to be an accounting client to access our services.

Employment relations

We can provide you with tools on fostering open & honest communications

HR processes

Good HR processes and practices are integral to business success

Leadership

Do your leaders have the skills to enable your organisation to thrive?

Recruitment

The right person in the right role is an important decision a business owner will make

Skills development

We offer workshops, one-on-one mentoring and coaching to meet your unique business needs

Licensed Private Investigators

Our licensed private investigators are qualified to conduct workplace investigations

HR facts

Our HR specialists have collated the key facts you need to know

Organisational development

A company's success is a direct result of the company's culture

Services

Our senior HR team

News

25 Oct 2022

Super sleuths get to the root of workplace issues

When Kate Julian and Kerry Tattersall say they are licensed private investigators people usually assume they are tracking errant partners and are disappointed to learn that’s not the case.

11 Oct 2022

Is there an optimal style of workplace leadership?

Over time, psychologists have defined a number of leadership styles. While there isn’t universal agreement on what they are, some are more broadly accepted than others.

30 Aug 2022

Working very remotely while exploring Europe

Director Tracy Hickman has returned from two months of working while offshore. Here she shares the highlights and learnings, in case you are considering a similar trip.

23 Aug 2022

Building and developing a high-performing team

Teams are a powerful asset for any organisation. However, unlike a sports team, in the “real world” we rarely spend time practicing being a team or getting match ready. Rather, we want them to function at a high level every day of the week with little, if any, practice.

14 Jun 2022

Reducing staff angst over returning to the office

Organisations have been considering how to return their employees to the office without alienating them or causing undue anxiety. Flexibility is a key retention strategy in the time of “the Great Resignation” but how do you balance this with “business as usual” back in the office? 

26 May 2022

Have we learned any recruitment lessons yet?

Many businesses seemingly have not changed their approach to recruiting talent, despite the almost constant noise from all industries about how hard it is to find the people their businesses need to grow and succeed.  Are we really going through the same old motions expecting a different result?

06 May 2022

Unpaid hours a lasting effect of COVID-19

Working remotely or from home has become the new normal over the past two years, but an unfortunate trend has emerged – the blurring of work and personal time, and a big increase in unpaid hours. Employment experts across the Baker Tilly International network explain how that occurs.

14 Apr 2022

The challenge of setting salary in 2022

Businesses are facing a tough recruitment market and amid talk of the “great resignation”, securing talent and setting competitive remuneration packages has never been more important. Chris Wright, Mattie Smith and Abby Chilcott discuss points to consider.

29 Mar 2022

Employee recruitment and retention in the time of COVID-19

Anyone involved in workplace recruitment has had plenty to think about over the past couple of years.

09 Feb 2022

Employers and COVID-19 – when staff are infected

With cases in the community expected to hit their peak in the coming weeks, more people are being required to self-isolate.

25 Aug 2021

Business Checklist - COVID-19

As we progress up and down Alert Levels, businesses need to review their business continuity plans, and take a flexible mindset to operations.  

27 May 2021

Changes to temporary work visas in 2021

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced significant changes to the work visa programme, with the closure of six types of work visas and the creation of one new work visa.

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