Our Story

The HR Dept began in 2002, when Founder Sue Tumelty identified a gap in the market to offer personalised expert HR advice to local businesses. The company went from strength to strength, with new branches opening all over the UK, Ireland and Australia.

In 2017, Pia Engstrom became the first HR Dept franchisee in Australia and in 2018 she became a Director and Board Member. October 2020 saw Pia take over as a co-owner with Darren Brandli and the company is now 100% Australian owned. 

Each branch of The HR Dept is headed up by a highly qualified and experienced HR Director who is committed to serving their local business community.

Even though The HR Dept is an international company, the local and personal approach that made our brand so successful is retained through our franchised network of HR professionals.

Our clients are varied, from tiny start-ups to established brands, across all industries.

We pride ourselves on delivering cost-effective employment law advice and HR solutions that leave you free to concentrate on growing your business.

Looking for expert HR support?

We can help you focus on your business by taking care of all your human resources needs.

Let us know how we can help or ask about our free initial HR review.

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Office Address: The HR Dept Pty Ltd. Level 17, The Ark, Coca Cola Place, 40 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW, 2060 | ABN: 87 611 363 467

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