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Case Study

Integration of HR Activities and Processes

at a Powertools distributor


Company Details

  • US Private Equity Company rapidly expanding its operations worldwide​
  • Industry Sector: sales of aftermarket parts for outdoor power equipment – ​
  • Integration of 3 recently acquired small companies in Belgium, France and Netherlands

Situation and challenge

  • 3 small companies ( +/- 50 empl.) where HR-processes are limited  to pay roll activities and personnel administration​
  • Manage the integration and change to a larger organization with more elaborated processes, tools and different culture

Goals and Tasks

  • Develop a correct and detailed inventory of all HR activities & processes ​
  • Check and verify compliancy with local regulations – social legislation – tax regulations – practices​
  • Implement/improve GDPR awareness and practices

Measures and Approach

  • Detailed reporting re. pay roll and tax practices, pension schemes, various benefits, overtime, …​
  • Inventory of HR activities and processes ex. Onboarding process, performance management, …​
  • Define GDPR-gaps  and set up GDPR action plan​

Results and Successes

  • Realization of a correct, complete and detailed database of personnel administration data, benefits, social legislation and practices​
  • Developed regular reporting re. the above-mentioned topics​
  • Implementation of cultural change projects ex. Ambassador Value Program​
  • GDPR action plan and GDPR documentation completed​
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