Why Outsource HR

HR Consultants Devon

Creating a business case for HR outsourcing is an important initial step for any business.  A Company needs to ask themselves why do they need a HR function.

So what aspects of HR could you outsource?

Well there are a number of potential benefits associated with HR outsourcing.

The benefits………………….

When a Company decides its time to outsource a number of potential benefits are frequently cited.

Commonly mentioned benefits include:

  • reduced costs
  • increased efficiency
  • access to improved HR IT systems without capital outlay
  • improved people management information
  • access to HR expertise that is not available internally
  • increased flexibility and speed of response to HR problems
  • ability to support or fit well with an overall strategy (for example where the organisation is outsourcing a number of its support functions, of which HR is just one part)
  • reduced risk, as it is possible to scale up and down more efficiently
  • capacity for HR to operate more strategically.