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About us

Cinch HR is all about demystifying HR “people stuff” and providing peace of mind to SME businesses through "no-fluff" HR solutions. 

We are absolutely passionate about supporting and driving the success of businesses, so we thrive on providing hassle free, down to earth and professional HR support and advice so businesses can crack on and do just that.

  • Our HR software is super easy to use, and makes managing all of your HR processes and documents a breeze.

  • You get a dedicated HR Specialist - not an impersonal conversation after waiting in a call centre queue.

  • We have a team of highly regarded Employment Lawyers should you require legal support at any time.

  • We offer virtual and on-site support (when required) - because sometimes the support you need is better delivered on-site alongside you.

  • We do not take the ambulance at the end of cliff approach - our HR Specialists will understand your business and work alongside you to build your confidence in supporting you with everything HR.

  • We provide set hours - so you can use your monthly hours for anything HR, without any hidden costs.


  • Our system is legally compliant and self-serviceable - we remove the frustration by providing a system that is reliable, easy to use and ensures a timely process guided by your needs.

  • Don’t give up control or confidentiality - with varied access levels included, our platform is totally secure for both company and employee usage.


Why we're different


Why outsource your HR function?


You save time & hassle

We combine user-friendly technology with trusted expertise to give you a complete HR system that allows you to self-service, whilst being fully compliant and with your chosen level of support. Don’t waste time worrying about whether you’ve missed something – with Cinch on your side, you can feel secure about getting things done when you need them, with just the right mix of self-service and professional support.


Your Cinch platform comes with custom-built templates for your business, so with our easy-to-use document builder, you can create documents with 2 minutes that are tailored to your business and industry. Create agreements immediately for a smooth onboarding process, safe in the knowledge that you’re supported by our system and consulting service.


You gain broader expertise & significant cost saving

Having an in-house person even at a mid to senior level and ensuring they have a continued level of upskilling and experience is extremely costly and often restrictive. With Cinch, you get all the features of our online system, together with your own Senior HR Business Partner, backed by a team of HR and legal professionals for a fraction of the cost of one in-house person.


The cost saving is significant and you’ll have access to a broader range of skills and experience, giving you the highest quality of service at your fingertips.


Leadership Team


Kim Rippin
Founder & CEO

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Annika Doggett 
Operations & Strategic HR Business Specialist

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Benoit Chabord
Chief Digital Officer

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Michael Witt
Legal Counsel

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We bring a human approach to digital transformation for businesses who want to grow. And we're passionate about APAC businesses leading the world in technology, agility and productivity.

Hype & Dexter was created because the wrong technology, bad implementation, poor adoption and lack of evolution are the only 4 reasons why transformations fail. There is no reason to accept any of them, and we knew we had the expertise to do it better ourselves.

Kirsten Leng

Kirsten Leng has dedicated her career to transforming behaviour, accelerating performance, and fuelling resilience to activate and implement what makes organisations and leaders succeed.  

Kirsten is a keynote speaker, facilitator, performance coach and behaviour change specialist, who helps ambitious organisations, leaders and professionals’ level up. Her pragmatic approach is underpinned by globally accepted best-practice theories which can be implemented, measured, and sustained. 


If you’re committed to change, you’ll discover how to maximise your impact, perform at the top of your game, and thrive with the space and freedom to focus on what matters.


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Kiwi Work Safe

Kiwi Work Safe is a New Zealand owned and operated company, dedicated to making health and safety work for your business. We believe every employee has the right to go home safely at the end of the day - and that every organization should expect nothing less. That’s where they come in. As leaders in occupational health and safety (previously OSH) Kiwi Work Safe offer companies’ peace of mind by providing comprehensive, affordable services and advice throughout New Zealand. We are experts at implementing the management systems and controls you need to keep staff safe every day.


Get on top of your HR headaches now!

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