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Rathbone HR Solutions provides professional practical advice and consultancy to support your business with managing people.


Rathbone HR Solutions can provide you with vital resource to support your business with HR tasks, including; recruitment advice and interviewing skills, creating HR policies and procedures, compensation and benefits, employee relations issues, leadership and management development and many other aspects of employment.

Whether a package of support or a bespoke solution is required, Rathbone HR Solutions will help you determine the best support for your business.

Rathbone HR Solutions can help your business in all areas of employment from recruitment to termination and succession planning.

latest news

LONDON BUSINESS SHOW, Excel London, 15-16 May 2019

Rathbone HR is excited to be attending the London Business Show at ExCel on 15th and 16th May 2019. Looking forward to making lots of new contacts and Polly will be speaking on 16th May about HR and workplace culture.

Bath business expo 21st March 2019

We had a great day exhibiting at the Bath Business Expo on 21st March. Thank you to everybody who came to say hi!

international women’s day 2019

Rathbone HR was proud to join 60 other Bath-based business women for a special photoshoot in celebration of International Women’s Day (Friday 8th March 2019) in the centre of our beautiful city. Website post

BACk to school! Marlborough College careers event

Rathbone HR Solutions was absolutely thrilled to be asked to speak at a careers event at Marlborough College, Wiltshire (Polly’s old school) on 31st January 2019. ‘I didn't know what Human Resources was when I was at school, so being able to raise awareness of HR as a fulfilling and worthwhile career and also speak about my experience of setting up my own consultancy business was a real privilege.’ Polly Rathbone Ward.

HR workshop - recruit, train and retain

Rathbone HR Solutions is delighted to be supporting the businesses on the Future Bright programme by delivering a workshop on key HR areas on 29th January 2019. The Recruit, Train and Retain Workshop will help businesses develop HR and employee engagement practices to enable further business growth.

HR CONSUltations

Rathbone HR is pleased to be supporting the growing businesses on the Future Bright project with a day of tailored 1 to 1 HR Consultations on Tuesday 15th January 2019. Follow the link to find out more. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/one-to-one-hr-consultation-for-employers-15th-january-2019-bath-tickets-53093443920?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


Rathbone HR Solutions is so excited to be working with the growing businesses on the Future Bright project and supporting them with HR. If you are a business with ambitious growth plans, we can support you in developing your HR and employment practices, helping you to recruit, develop and retain the right staff.

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hsbc pop-up business event

Rathbone HR Solutions enjoyed the pop-up business event in central Bath, a generous initiative from HSBC to support local businesses and give them a platform to promote themselves. Thanks to HSBC for the opportunity!

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Rathbone HR Solutions guest speaker at MHA Monahans Wiltshire Ladies Lunch

Polly was delighted to be asked to speak at the Wiltshire Ladies Networking Lunch in October. Polly spoke about the critical area of recruitment and the importance of getting recruitment right.

Manage, Motivate and Lead event Tuesday 18th September

Following the success of our last HR event, Rathbone HR Solutions and Manage and Thrive Training decided to run more! Manage, Motivate and Lead - How to Manage Wellbeing for Business Success was held on 18th September. Wellbeing in the workplace is a hot topic at present and the presentation by both speakers led to interesting discussions on the topic!

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On 3rd July 2018, we held our event titled 'Manage, Motivate and Lead - An Evening of Top Tips for Team Success'.  It was really well received, and we've decided to run more.  See feedback we received below.

“It was great being there and meeting you all and learning so much in such a short space of time! I will spread the word as you both totally rock!”

“Rob and Polly were amazing, pointing out the key areas to tackle in order to have a long-term successful , efficient and happy team, I very much recommend them!”

“The presenters gave clear, actionable tips on leading a team. It was great to be able to put what I learned into practice straight away.”

Watch video testimonials here from our Manage, Motivate and Lead event.



About me


If you have HR on your to do list, outsourcing these tasks can save you considerable time and give you peace of mind. I love to help companies with HR tasks, enabling CEOs and Managers to focus on growing their business.
— Polly Rathbone Ward