People Matters HR
  • Mossfield House
    Chesham Fold Rd
    BL9 6LE
People Matters HR are Bury's most friendly and professional HR consultancy business, offering a fresh new approach to managing your HR through developing a personalised strategy.

People Matters HR is the Bury-based human resources consultancy with a personal touch. The company is owned and managed by HR expert Niel Cope, who offers a friendly and professional service to small and large businesses.

The team at this Bury-based business will work closely with you. You can outsource people management issues, reduce stress levels, ensure you are compliant with current employment and health & safety legislation, recruit the right people and keep them and most importantly, offer a significant return on your investment through increasing productivity and profit.


"What We Do"

At People Matters HR they work with companies from 5 staff to 500 offering an affordable, accessible service tailored to your needs. Niel and the team, will advise you with your people problems whatever they are and will provide a clear, no-nonsense solutions. People Matters HR has a hands-on, authentic team of professionals in Human Resources and Organisational Development to give you the personal support you need, when it matters.

The team are very flexible – stating "we don’t do long contracts, we don’t have call centres. We are just helpful business people with all the experience and wisdom you need. We are accredited as Growth Coaches and Leadership and Management training providers, we are also Investor in People Associates and we are accredited as a Gold Investors in People ourselves"



Unlike other HR companies, the assigned consultant will be as involved in your business as you want him/her to be. You can always call People Matters HR directly when you need advice. The following services are available, created to develop your team and business. 

  • Appeals
  • Induction
  • Grievance
  • Disciplinary
  • Negotiation
  • Consultation
  • Staff handbooks
  • Investors in People
  • Strategic resourcing
  • Project management
  • Equality and diversity
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Business growth coaching
  • Compromise agreements
  • Learning and development
  • Development of training plans
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Identification of funding streams
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Employment law advice and support
  • Leadership and management training
  • Board Level Business and Leadership
  • Performance management and appraisal
  • Employment relations advice and support

The fully experienced HR consultants at People Matters HR will take the time to understand the individual needs of your business and develop a personal strategy to add value and increase profitability.

If you are concerned about the cost of investment in a professional HR service, it is far more affordable than you think and there are no long contracts. As People Matters HR say; "It's easier to consider the cost should an issue arise. It's therefore much simpler, far less stressful and less costly to prevent issues with employment and people management through outsourced HR".  


Personalised Support

The team at People Matters HR  offer invaluable support and guidance to managers and business owners, either on the phone or with a one to one meeting. When issues arise, a fully-trained HR consultant can help you clarify your thoughts, talk through the options available to you and provide individually tailored support.

People Matters HR have years of experience in working with both private, public and voluntary sector clients, offering a cost effective solution with real results. To offer a totally comprehensive service, this Bury-based business works closely with a number of specialist partners such as employment lawyers, recruitment agencies, occupational psychologists, outplacement specialists, business advisors, health and safety experts, finance specialists and funding agencies to name but a few.


People Matters HR also offer a number of specialist small business packages to give you complete peace of mind to suit every pocket. These packages are all paid on a monthly retainer, with no long contracts, allow you to chose what service you need from Start up to Platinum. Each one ensures you are compliant with law and takes the management of your people in hand so that you don't have to worry.


The award winning cloud based HR system BreatheHR is also included within the packages. Samantha from People Matters HR said "We are now gold standard partners with BreatheHR. It is a brilliant system, its so cost effective and saves our clients so much time, removing the need for spreadsheets, paper files , holiday planners etc. You have one place where you record your staffs personal details, manage their holidays, sickness, appraisals, training and is a really convenient and safe place to store contracts, job descriptions, policies, handbook and company documents all in line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

The small business packages and BreatheHR will really make managing people so much easier and you can choose whether to add on site "hands on expertise" of Niel and is team to your business by including this in a very affordable monthly retainer. 

People Matters Occupational Health Services

The team can also support your business with their own highly qualified, professional, trusted and affordable occupational health services nurses.  The occupational service is specifically designed to meet the needs of SME’s. 

  • Workplace Assessments 
  • New Joiner Medicals
  • Drivers Medicals
  • Skin Assessments
  • Audiology (Hearing Test)
  • Spirometry (Lung function test)


Health & Safety Consultants  

People Matters HR now offer a consultancy service training self employed and owner managed and small contractors, builders, architects as well as multi national corporate companies. The team are CHAS accredited and Worksafe consultants. If you need advise on risk management, risk assessment compliance auditing please contact the team for more information. 

Contact Details

Mossfield House
Chesham Fold Rd 

0161 738 1808
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