Legal, HR, Health & Safety Helpline

PAPA has partnered with WorkNest, providers of expert HR, employment law, and health and safety services. They help businesses in the food manufacturing, retailing and supply of ingredients/equipment markets build safe, legally compliant, and productive teams and premises.

About WorkNest

WorkNest can help your organisation with its governance, people strategy, health and safety policies, and employee relations matters. Their set-price subscription models allow businesses to access support while keeping costs down.

WorkNest’s team includes 55+ employment lawyers, 50+ CIPD-qualified HR professionals and 50+ qualified health and safety consultants. They have particular experience and expertise in working with food manufacturing, supply and retailing organisations. You'll work with the same experts from day one to guarantee consistent, relevant and high-quality support.

WorkNest's services

  • Unlimited advice on employee relations and risk management
  • Help creating legally compliant contracts, handbooks and policies
  • Bespoke document drafting including letters, settlement agreements and more
  • HR consultancy for immediate issues and strategic projects
  • Annual health and safety audits (general risk assessments)
  • Simple-to-use HR, health and safety, and case management software
  • Interactive eLearning courses, free for the first year
  • Specialist litigation support for employment tribunals
  • Accident and incident investigation, plus 24/7 emergency support
  • Optional legal expenses insurance

Helpline for Pizza, Pasta & Italian Food Association members

PAPA members can take advantage of one free advice call for Employment Law, HR or Health & Safety with WorkNest per year.

A member of the WorkNest team will be able to advise on any HR, employment or health and safety matters. Speaking to a professional will help you to find the best way forward and avoid costly legal mistakes.

Call 01244 667 175 or and quote your PAPA member leycode to access the free advice.

To find out more about the services they provide for charities and voluntary organisations, visit the WorkNest website.

Who are WorkNest?

For organisations too small to field their own HR department, you cannot do better than enlist the services of WorkNest for a competitively priced, highly competent, flexible and friendly service.

Miranda Litchfield, director of The Society of the Little Flower

“They've been excellent for us. It's reassuring to have that expert support.”

Rob Music, chief executive at The Migraine Trust

“It’s clear WorkNest cares about ensuring the service is right for you and wants to build relationships with you. I’d recommend them to anyone looking for better quality, personable Employment Law and HR support.”

Alistair King, HR manager at Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

“WorkNest has given us structure around health and safety and made sure our internal processes are robust ... We are now in a much stronger position to protect our people and our reputation with WorkNest’s support.”

Andrew Hyland, head of people and culture at Carers Trust

“Some people may think outsourced HR support may slow you down – I’ve found it to be completely the opposite. Recently, within 10 minutes of talking to WorkNest, I had a way forward, a letter to the employee, and a meeting planned for two days’ time.”

Andrew Hyland, head of people and culture at Carers Trust

For more information on WorkNest’s full range of products and services across Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety or to book your free consultation, call 0345 226 8393 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and quote ‘PAPA’ to receive preferential discounted rates as a member.