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The HR Dept Fingal (covering the Fingal area, including Malahide, Sutton, Portmarnock, Howth, Rush, Skerries, Donabate , Swords and Dublin Airport) provides employment law and human resources support to small and medium sized businesses just like yours. By choosing to work with us, you’ll have access to expert HR advice and support from Director Daniela Kocis Fitzgerald, a CIPD qualified HR professional with over 10 year’s experience across a wide range of industries.

What makes The HR Dept different? We’re not a call centre, we’re a small business based in Fingal, passionate about helping SME’s thrive through offering pragmatic and personal advice to you and your business. We are equally happy to speak with you face to face or over the phone.

How can we help? Our services cover everything to do with employment matters and will help you prevent people problems or resolve problems when they do occur:

  • HR Consultancy
  • Employment Law
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Disciplinary and Grievance
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Performance Management
  • Training and Development
  • Absence Management
  • Appraisals Process
  • Redundancy Management
  • TUPE Transfers
  • Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • Employee Counselling
  • Staff Discounts
  • Health and Safety

So, do you like to feel confident that you’re doing all your HR correctly and in the best interests of your business? Get in touch today, and make sure you request your free HR health check!

Call us for a discussion today on 089 610 9459

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South Dublin and County Kildare

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Coming from an operational management background, Director of The HR Dept South Dublin and County Kildare, Eamonn Gibney has 13 years Human Resources Management experience in a wide variety of roles, ranging from large corporate group HR management roles to working with SMEs in a variety of areas. Eamonn’s varying experience includes industrial relations at national and local level, employee engagement, employment law issues, redundancy, recruitment, TUPE, Union negotiations, policy development as well helping companies to get the right balance between their operational needs, the needs and performance of their employees while remaining compliant with the raft of employment legislation which governs the employment relationship.

‘The HR Dept prides itself on providing local and personal HR support to SMEs, the lifeblood of our economy, with a practical and pragmatic approach. We get to know and understand our clients’ business, which allows us to provide a truly tailored, local and personal service. This helps us to find workable and realistic HR solutions to any problems the client is experiencing. We have a proactive approach to HR which is why we work with businesses to prevent people problems from becoming issues in the future’.

‘It’s a great feeling to be a real valuable resource to an SME’s core business, by incorporating practical ‘people problem’ solutions. Whether it’s preventing an unfair dismissal award in the labour courts, reducing overtime spend, or empowering managers to make decisions with confidence that they are not exposing the company to a claim’.

‘We love the fact that we are able to offer a really personalised HR service to clients across South Dublin and in County Kildare – clients feel as though they are contacting “their own” HR Department whenever they have an issue they are not sure how to deal with. Our goal is to improve your business through your people management policies.

The HR Dept is unique in its approach; our service is delivered to you by dedicated & qualified HR professionals who will visit you regularly and gets to know you and your business.

  • Our support is flexible, to support you where and when you need us
  • Our advice is practical; we tell you what you can do, not what you can’t
  • Clients that sign up to our advice line service benefit from tribunal indemnity insurance that covers employment tribunal claims, awards and legal expenses
  • Our advice line is supplied by email and phone and furthermore; we can provide draft letters and documentation

This provides an SME with the ability to focus on their core activity without worrying about negotiating with complicated employment law, at a fraction of the cost of an in-house HR professional or solicitor fees.

For a free HR health check, call us on our local number 0818 303 055

Cavan, Monaghan and Louth

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Having great HR in the workplace is essential to help your business grow, and when HR issues do arise you need to take action to resolve them quickly and effectively. This is where Cyril Keegan from The HR Dept comes in.

Cyril, a HR and Health & Safety Professional with 19 years’ experience provides businesses with the expert support they need to resolve issues and make sure that they’re getting the most out of their people. Owners and managers of SMEs often don’t have the time or resources to spend on issues that distract them from growing their business, the practical straightforward advice they get from the HR Dept is therefore something they can really act upon.

Our Services are affordable and come at a fraction of the price of having a dedicated and costly in-house HR Department within your organisation.  We are here to support you through whatever HR issues that you face and through our advice line, with which you can benefit from our Tribunal Indemnity Insurance that covers employment tribunal claims, awards and legal expenses as long as you’ve followed our advice.

With us, you and your team will be able to focus your efforts on doing what you do best and growing your business, ensuring you’re getting the most out of your people.

If you’re an SME in the local area looking for HR support get in touch today, or are looking to take advantage of our FREE HR Health check, call 049 489 4071, 086 7371221 or email

How we can help you

  • HR & Employment Law Advice Line
  • Contracts & Handbooks
  • Investigations
  • Disciplinary and Grievance
  • Recruitment
  • Absence Management
  • Training & Development
  • Redundancy Projects
  • Performance Management
  • TUPE Transfers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • HR Dept Time and Attendance
  • Health and Safety
  • National Services
  • Toolkit