Types of Organisation:
Owner Manager

H2R provides an owner manager with a complete one-stop-shop that will enable them to both fulfil their legal responsibilities and be the type of employer that they want to be.

Owner Manager Partnership Limited Company
Public Sector Voluntary Sector Employee Cooperative


Module 1

Abeceder research shows that the average business owner manager will spend sixty percent of their time dealing with employment related work and solving employee related problems.

Putting the Logic into Employee Management

Adopt a logical approach to employee and volunteer management across your organisation, regardless of size, and you ensure legislative compliance, adherence to policies and procedures, and gain the complete peace of mind of knowing that the correct action is being taken in the correct way, at the correct time, first time.  

The Complex Side of Running a Business

  • Becoming an employer is a huge step for an owner manager to take. Every stage of being an employer involves risk

How H2R Helps

  • H2R provides the logical processes that calm the chaos of running a business and with an intuitive user experience to create a straight-forward approach to employee management

Protecting the Business and the Employees

  • There are not many businesses that can succeed without employing people, protecting that success means following the rules

How H2R Helps

  • Combining H2R software with experienced Abeceder professionals, and real solicitors means that H2R can provide the certainty that owner managers need when they start a business

Successful HR in an Owner Managed Business

Abeceder is led by the original founder, and there are several members of the team who have worked in start-up businesses. We have used that experience gained around the world in several industries to identify how HR software can contribute to the success of any owner managed business.

Founder as HR Manager

If starting a business was easy everyone would do it!

 As business owner manager you are responsible for everything. You really need a straight-forward way of ensuring that you are complying with the appropriate legislation and using policies and procedures that will help you to be the employer you want to work for

How H2R Helps

H2R provides a comprehensive framework of modules which make it easy for a business owner manager to fulfil their HR management responsibilities. 

The combined H2R software and Abeceder professional support will create the complete peace of mind employee management solution that enables you to focus on growing your business


  • If an owner manager can get recruitment right, they will reduce the potential for employee related problems

How H2R Helps

  • Tools in H2R will help you to describe both the work that needs to be done and the person who is most likely to be a successful employee


  • The growth of an owner managed business is often determined by the rate at which employees can develop

How H2R Helps

  • H2R enables an owner manager to link business plan objectives to training needs, and to manage every stage of the learning process

Performance Management

  • Many owner managed businesses do not have or fail to implement a system for managing employee performance that would enable them to learn from good and bad experiences

How H2R Helps

  • H2R includes straight forward intuitive tools that enable you to create multi-level objectives, plan work activities and provide feedback to employees

Employee Retention

  • Recruitment is expensive and disruptive for any business, but especially owner managed businesses. So, taking proactive steps to retain their best employees makes a lot of sense

How H2R Helps

  • H2R will help a you to identify why people work and to build links between the achievement of work objectives and the fulfilment of lifestyle aspirations

Reward and Recognition

  • Many owner managed businesses have an ad-hoc pay what they want approach to employee pay and benefits that may, in the long term be unsustainable  

How H2R Helps

  • With H2R owner managers can structure a comprehensive pay and benefits strategy. The H2R research community can help identify the market rate for any job role

Absence and Attendance Management

  • Digital and creative businesses often require workers with very specific and specialised skills and knowledge

How H2R Helps

  • Many owner managed businesses have a relaxed approach to time keeping and attendance that has the potential to create problems for owner managers

Employee Relations and Conflict Management

  • Owner managed businesses can often have relationship issues which the they do not have the knowledge or systems that help prevent, or resolve

How H2R Helps

  • H2R includes the tools that make establishing, maintaining good employee relations, and dealing with problems easier for any owner managed business

Legal Compliance

  • Owner managers often find it difficult to comply with all the legislation that applies to employment, health and safety, and other commercial issues

How H2R Helps

  • H2R offers owner managed businesses a complete legislation support package including, employment, health and safety and every aspect of corporate law

Someone to Talk to

A HR professional with experience of working in several owner managed businesses, and of setting up a business that employed people will be available to answer your questions