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Our Story

In operation for over twenty years, NKR has a proud history as a long-established firm of HR experts. With associates countrywide, we are able to offer our clients HR services that match their business needs, including on-site personnel and high-level HR and IR products, all managed by our Head Office consultants.


We approach HR as a business imperative, not a touchy-feely service or a shoulder for staff to cry on. With this in mind, we give your organisation what it needs to be a better, more productive business. An energetic team, with diverse industry experience, we pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in our field. As a result, we deliver excellent advice, based on hands-on experience. From strategic planning to on-site implementation, our team will manage your HR activities so you don’t have to.


Offering a diverse selection of HR services and tools, we work with our clients on a retainer and ad hoc basis depending on their individuals needs. Our aim? To help them manage their HR and IR duties and concerns, while developing their people and their business.


 Meet our Director

NKR Director, Nic Nortje obtained B.A. and LL.B degrees from the University of Natal and after travelling abroad for 2 years, he returned to SA to consult in Labour Relations to the Quest Group. He left permanent employment to start NORTJE & ASSOCIATES, a consulting firm providing employment, labour and management services. After 10 years, N&A was rebranded as NKR, a consulting firm focused on delivering outsourced HR solutions to SMEs and corporates.

Nic is a Labour Relations, HR, and People Management expert, a seasoned negotiator and training facilitator, as well as an experienced business strategist. He has in excess of 25 years’ experience in South African business and has also served in many leadership roles, including Executive Director of SACMA, Board Member of the KZN CTC and part-time CCMA Commissioner. Nic plays league squash, collects wine, and is a proud husband and father.


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