“We are a small company – we don’t need to make more money”

By Aggy Cybulska   Occasionally I come across the owners of small businesses who say to me “we only have 40 (insert whatever number you can think of) people, we don’t need HR”. Are you one of these business owners? It always surprises me when I hear that phrase because what they say can’t possibly be what these business owners really mean. Over the decades HR evolved from a purely administrative function to a value adding approach specialising in achieving desired impacts on people and organisations. So you can get the picture of what HR gets involved in, let’s look at six examples of...

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