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Human Resources

The most valuable asset in your business is your staff. In recognition of this, and in line with our desire to help you make the most of your business, we provide an HR consulting service. By providing you with the best HR team, we are able to guide you into getting the absolute best out of  your team.

There are several key areas we are able to assist with:

  • Employment Relations
    Includes advice on employment agreements, employment legislation, and employee policies and procedures.
  • Health & Safety
    Includes assistance with the implementation of systems to ensure compliance with legislation, training on health and safety, and assistance with ACC audits.
  • Recruitment & Selection
    Includes assistance with advertising for employees, shortlisting and interviewing, reference checking, and psychometric testing.
  • Remuneration
    Includes support in administering the payroll, advice on remuneration levels, and guidance with incentive and bonus schemes.
  • Performance Management
    Includes assistance in identifying performance measurement criteria, training in how to carry out performance appraisals, guidance for managers in dealing with non-performance problems.
  • Strategic HR
    Involves aligning HR strategies with business objectives to ensure the development of a team to drive the improvement of business performance.
  • Team Building
    Includes personality test implementation to aid resolution of communication problems, and team building workshops.
  • Change Management
    Includes implementing plans to achieve change in the workplace, training managers to guide their team throughout the change process, and outplacement services such as counseling and interview coaching.

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Client in the Spotlight

Roberts Tree Surgeons Ltd

Paul and Kelly Roberts started their business Roberts Tree Surgeons from scratch 12 years ago. Today the company is a strong team of 10 full time staff. Roberts Tree Surgeons are the one-stop shop for tree removal, tree maintenance and tree planting.

The majority of their work is tree and garden maintenance of private clients and large infrastructure clients...

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Meet our Team

Callum Thompson

What is your current role at Graham & Dobson?
Audit Manager

Tell us a bit about your family
Married to Tracey, with two dogs...

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What our clients say...

  • Parihohonu Station has been involved with Graham and Dobson since the early 1900s. They have proved to be of great value, producing a high standard of quality work, are trustworthy, astute, and approachable any time at all. The staff are very friendly and will bend over backwards for us. We always recommend this long established firm unequivocally.

    Avianne and Nigel Faram

  • We are grateful for the enormous amount of support the staff of Graham & Dobson provide. They have demonstrated a high level of understanding, knowledge and financial direction and deliver a consistent service in structured, efficient timeframes. This is a company with high integrity and strong values focusing on providing the utmost levels of customer satisfaction.

    Gisborne Stroke Support Group Inc.

  • Graham & Dobson helped me start my own business in 2007. Without their help and support the process would have been a lot harder. They offer excellent on-going support and advice.

    Karl Platten - Lawns Plus Ltd (GreenAcres)