HR Consultancy

East Midlands Councils provides a range of support for local authorities and fire and rescue services on a consultancy basis.

The quality of the service and the value for money provided is demonstrable from the excellent feedback received and the number of client organisations who return to us for continued and further support.

Provided below is a list of just some of the services available:-

  • Recruitment and assessment centre design and delivery
  • Psychometric testing
  • In-house training and development for officers and Councillors
  • Investigations for disciplinary, grievance and harassment & discrimination cases
  • Advice and support for disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Support for Member Appeals and Recruitment Interviews
  • Employee Surveys
  • Advice and Development regarding Performance Management and Appraisal Processes
  • Development Centres (following re-organisation/restructure)
  • Job evaluation
  • Salary reviews
  • Mediation
  • Coaching
  • Facilitation for workshops and action learning sets
  • Team building
  • Event management
  • Outplacement Support and Career Counselling - East Midlands Councils (follow link for further information)

If you would like support from East Midlands Councils in a different area, please contact us because it could be something we can help you with ourselves or can sign-post you to relevant providers.

For further information on consultancy services and support, please contact


The Quality of our Consultancy Services

What organisations that have used our services have said about us:-

“The new recruitment and policy and procedure was really well received by Strategic Management Board. They were very complimentary.”

“I need to say a personal thanks to you, Lisa and Sarah for such a smooth and impressive day on Tuesday. At his interview one of the candidates asked that his praise and thanks be passed onto the assessment team, so well done.”

“Just a brief message to express our appreciation for the excellent day yesterday and to thank you for your hard work in organising the event.  During the event were gratified to hear so many positive comments from delegates about their learning experiences and their enthusiasm to continue learning, progressing and sharing.”

“I have spoken to all candidates.  They all really enjoyed the assessment centre and sounds like they have all learned something from this.  They were very complimentary of the Council and very positive about the smooth way in which everything ran, and how varied the day was.”

“Just a note to thank you both for all your support and hard work- it has been a real pleasure to work with you on the strategic director appointments - and with such successful outcomes!”

“I found the seminar very useful and instructive as usual.”

"A big thank for yesterday's assessment day.  I thought you did a fantastic job of both relaxing your candidates and orchestrating the day's itinerary."

"Many thanks for your help.  As usual you did a super job."

“Thank you very much for your sympathetic and well sussed-out and prepared  interview/discussion this morning (one-to-one Personal Development Planning for Councillors).  I certainly found it immensely useful in refocusing my own attention on necessities and future thoughts for the well being of both myself as a member and, hopefully for my activities for the good of the Authority and local communities."

"I very much enjoyed the session and look forward after the process is finished to some form of feedback on the whole process from both sides of the table.”

“Thought you'd be interested in some very positive feedback from Overview & Scrutiny Members Board. All your work has definitely been appreciated. Thanks for your help on this.”

“We really appreciate your support.  The assessment and development centres you have run for us have been very well regarded.”

“An excellent piece of work”

“Can I also thank you for all the support you have given to this recruitment exercise and for the thorough assessment centre that was organised.”