The importance of HR for SME’s

In any large business the HR department is the most important link between the products and services the business offers and their employees. In order to increase the quality of a business` output, it is important to maximise the contribution of your team of employees. A well run Human Relations Department is critical for ensuring that your business runs smoothly and efficiently on a day-to-day basis. Many SME’s and micro-businesses (10 employees or less) do not have their own HR Department. This is not to say that it is not needed, just that they are not big enough to justify having their own HR department. Because an organisation may not be large enough to have a HR department doesn’t mean this role should not exist – outsourcing the role is the obvious answer.

This is where outsourcing to AFE Solutions can help!

Employee Satisfaction

Employees need to be content within their job. This is crucial not only for basic factors like regular (and sufficient) pay to be in force, but also for a healthy culture of feedback and response. If employees feel they are being listened to, they will be more likely to identify with the business and to take on its goals as their own.

Employee Motivation

A cornerstone of employee motivation is a constructive appraisal system that not only enables workers to identify and target areas needing improvement, but also recognises and celebrates the contribution of high performers, providing a valuable incentive to stimulate productivity.

Employee Productivity

A happy and well-motivated workforce will be more productive, and no effective Human Relations team should ever lose sight of this ultimate goal. Productivity can be enhanced not only by means of incentive and appraisal, but also by well-designed training schemes, tailored to the needs of both the company and its employees.

Good human relations management can be the difference between success and failure, especially for small-to-medium enterprises with tighter margins, as it makes the most of your company’s most vital resources – it’s employees.


This is where AFE Solutions can help – Prevention is better than cure!

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