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about forty2

forty2 is a design led HR consultancy helping growing businesses by providing flexible human resource support, designed to meet the needs of our customers.

forty2 use a design led approach to build a people strategy for your business - helping you grow by attracting, engaging and retaining the right people.

WHY? "Because design is about people and good design makes people stuff...better"

forty2 use service design to provide the process framework together with ongoing support to manage your HR function. This includes creating bespoke policy and practice through to providing up to date advice on recruitment, employment law and employee relations. We monitor updates in employment law and current trends in human resource practice and we will work with you to suggest and agree a tailored, planned approach to your human resource needs.

our values


We believe in doing the right thing – always. It's as simple as that. Being honest, transparent and accountable leads to stronger relationships which add value.


We are a people business so we ensure that people are at the centre of everything we do.


Engaging with customers and employees, mapping journeys and collaborating with stakeholders will always result in a better experience.


We believe in designing HR processes around your people. Why? Because design is about people and good design makes people stuff…better.


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