In celebration of Small Charity Week 2024, Roots HR are offering up to 5 small charities the opportunity of accessing 4 hours of FREE ad hoc HR support as part of our social impact, funded by our trading surpluses.

Why is this offer available?

At Roots HR, we’re dedicated to elevating people management within the not-for-profit sector. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a portion of our trading surpluses to provide various FREE HR services. These services include HR toolkits, factsheets, webinars, management development, and now, as part of Small Charity Week 2024, we’re thrilled to offer small charities the opportunity to access 4 hours of employer-led HR consultancy support delivered by our expert consultants.

Small charities can apply to this fund, outlining how their organisation will benefit from this support.

What is on offer?

As part of Small Charity Week 2024 we are pleased to provide an opportunity for up to 5 UK based small charities to receive a block of 4 COMPLY As Required hours valued at £420 + VAT, completely free of charge.

Our market-leading people management service, COMPLY, helps social sector organisations comply with employment laws and manage day-to-day HR queries and cases. Through this offer you will receive:

Under the COMPLY service, you can access an HR advice line for guidance on:

Who’s eligible?

Any small charity in England, Wales, or Scotland with a turnover under £200,000 per year can apply. It’s also an excellent opportunity for those about to start employing people. Please note that existing or former paying clients of Roots HR are not eligible to apply.

How does it work?

If your application is successful, Roots HR will deliver HR support and guidance remotely via email, telephone, or Teams/Zoom. The 4 hours remain available to be used for a period of 12 months from the date that you are notified that you have been awarded the free support.

If you wish to purchase additional hours once the 4 hours have been used, you can do so at our usual rates.

Ready to apply?

Simply complete the application form by 5pm on Monday 1st July 2024. If you need the form in a different format for accessibility, please email [email protected], and we’ll be happy to assist.

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How will we select the lucky small charity?

We’ll consider applications only for services that Roots HR can deliver effectively. We’re more likely to choose organisations that, based on the information provided in their application, stand to gain the most from funded COMPLY As Required hours. Selection is on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 29th July 2024.

About Roots HR CIC

Roots HR CIC supports social sector organisations to achieve four crucial aspects of people management: to comply with employment law, to perform through great people management, to grow through providing training and developing opportunities and to support employees to adapt and move on, usually after redundancy or restructures.

Terms and conditions

Our decision about selected organisations who will receive funded HR consultancy support from Roots HR CIC is final and we reserve the right to amend or cancel this opportunity at any time.

After the consultancy hours been used, we will ask you to complete a short evaluation of our services, which may be used for marketing and social media purposes. We will seek to protect your organisation’s identity if you request us to.