Small Business Society

Small Business Society is a boutique Human Resources consultancy that specialises in tailored Human Resources advice and strategy for small and medium-sized businesses in Melbourne.

Our Human Resources specialists work closely with clients to help them navigate their specific Human Resources challenges and create solutions, so clients can focus on their core business.

The Small Business Society Difference

At Small Business Society, we understand that every business is different, and operates within a specific context. This means you need Human Resources tailored advice and strategies that help you achieve the best possible outcome for your business and reach your goals.

Small Business Society can be engaged on an ongoing basis or via Pay As You Go (PAYG), for specific services from advice and strategy right through to program development and implementation.

Our Services

• Human Resources strategy and implementation

• Leadership coaching and management support

• Recruitment and onboarding processes

• Performance planning and development

• Engagement and reward initiatives

• Payroll and salary reviews

• Policy and process improvement

• Compliance and legislation interpretation

• Exit processes (retirement, redundancy, resignation)

• Human Resources Projects

Meet The Team

Kate Tongue is the founding Director of Small Business Society.

She is a qualified and experienced Human Resources professional with more than 10 years’ experience across the private and public sectors.

With particular interest and experience in managing the employee life cycle, delivering process improvements, and Human Resource strategy.

Her experience has seen her successfully deliver creative initiatives and solutions to businesses and she is passionate about helping your business succeed.

jo mitchell small business society team

Jo Mitchell provides business support to the Small Business Society team.

Having worked with a wide range of people at all levels including Executive CEO and Board level, Jo brings high-level skills and knowledge to the team and routinely works with confidential and high level information

Jo has superior organisational and planning capabilities along with highly advanced written and verbal communication skills.


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