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Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest HR trends and changes. We share unique and original content, research and viewpoints.
Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest HR trends and changes. We share unique and original content, research and viewpoints.
With over a decades’ marketing experience, Jo is a self-motivated and knowledgeable Marketing specialist.
Well versed in combining the art of creative communications with the science of data driven marketing, Jo is passionate about the opportunity that the intelligent use of modern marketing methods offers.
“It doesn’t feel like work when it’s so much fun! We’ve got such a great brand built by a wonderful team.”
Mafalda has steered multifaceted HR management operations within the fast-paced and deadline-driven environment of both international private healthcare and the NHS. Her ability to manage HR operations across multiple sites and navigate the complexities of the healthcare sector underscores her adaptability and effectiveness.
Mafalda’s commitment to excellence is unwavering, and her ability to leverage data-driven insights to drive HR strategies and operations is a testament to her effectiveness as an HR professional. With her wealth of experience and passion for continuous improvement.
Cheryl has extensive HR generalist experience. From restructures to TUPE, HR lifecycle to Employee Relations, Cheryl has seen and delivered it all both within the Public & Private sector.
Cheryl is passionate about all things people and supporting businesses to deliver their plans through building strong teams and cultures.
Ambitious and passionate. Operating and delivering at a senior level. Adept at creating strategic alliances with leaders and business owners to effectively align with, and support key business initiatives. Excellent at building and retaining high-performing teams by hiring, onboarding, developing, and motivating talented individuals.
Sam boasts a wealth of Customer Service experience across different industries & sectors, taking pride in strong service skills, benefiting both hr inspire colleagues and customers. An integral member of our team, Sam provides comprehensive and proficient administration and project support across hr inspire.
““Every day is a new day to learn. I so enjoy working with such an inspiring creative team & in a happy environment.”
Megan has recently completed her Masters in Management with Human Resources, as well as having an undergraduate degree in Business with Human Resources. Also a member of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) since 2019. Megan has a wealth of experience in retail, HR administration, and Payroll services. Megan’s HR background consists of systems and absence management, as well as implementing learning culture(s) within an organisation.
“I am very much looking forward to progressing within hr inspire, to utilise and develop my existing skill set as well as gaining new skills, I love to learn and make myself knowledgeable across the board. The amount of expertise across the business is inspiring.”
Eleanor joined the team in 2022. Having successfully completed an apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing, Eleanor developed a keen interest in HR and is qualified at CIPD Level 5. Eleanor has over 4 years’ experience in Recruitment and HR with an excellent adaptable and result driven approach for optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
A great addition to our hr inspire team and our valued customers.
“I am very excited to further my career with hr inspire within HR and Recruitment. I hope to work and grow my HR knowledge and aspire to become a HR advisor in future!”
Dan Lang joined the team in June 2022, he is our HR Coordinator.
Dan is looking to progress his career in HR by studying for his CIPD Level 5 alongside benefiting from a variety of experience at hr inspire.
Dan completes a wide variety of tasks for our customers, from onboarding to daily administration, and offers support for the lifecycle of HR.
Vaneeta joined the team in 2022, she is one of our wonderful HR officers.
Vanetta has an extensive analytic background as well as managerial experience within the public transport industry. At hr inspire Vaneeta offers support with the lifecycle of HR and system configuration.
Chimobi has over 10 years’ experience in HR and Recruitment within the private and FTSE 100 industry. He plays a pivotal role in leading the development and execution of People Planning. Focusing on the current and future of Employee Relations landscape, taking key insights to develop proactive plans which support the improvement of employee engagement, manager capability, and delivery of a high performing and supportive culture. Chimobi is also highly skilled and passionate in Performance Management, Talent Acquisition and HR Policies.
“The depth of HR expertise available within hr inspire increases my confidence and helps me to focus on the key levers that drive value for my client’s organisation.”
After 13 years as a Nurse in the NHS, Sarah transferred her skills to study for her AAT Diploma in Accounting. Sarah has worked at hr inspire for over ten years, efficiently managing our finance and accounting processes. Sarah’s approach to making sure that “no stone is left unturned” in balancing our books ensures we constantly thrive to ensure our customers get great value for money!
“I love working at hr inspire because a happy office is a great place to be!”
Jack joined the team in 2020 as an HR Intern, supporting his studying Business Management at Plymouth University. After successfully completing a placement year at hr inspire to develop his business and office knowledge, Jack graduates with a Master in HR in 2022.
hr inspire are delighted to have supported Jack’s career progression and he now holds the role of HR Officer.
“Every day is different with lots of different challenges and is a great place to work with amazing people!”
With over 20 years’ experience in Marketing across digital, social media, advertising, PR, and event management. Having worked for a variety of companies from start-ups all the way through to large corporations, Jane has extensive experience across all areas of Marketing strategy, planning, and campaign management, helping businesses drive revenue growth.
We start by making sure we understand your business, with a complete view of current HR priorities, challenges and risks:
We ensure your business continually remains compliant, in control and up to date with employment legislation:
Drive your productivity by letting us manage your time consuming HR admin work. More than a telephone advice line, at hr inspire we handle all of your HR workload meaning you’re focused on your business goals:
Employing people means unexpected people management issues do arise. We respond quickly to minimise impact, handling Employee Relations and HR issues as they happen:
Harry joined the marketing team in July 2023.
With a background in employee engagement and advertising, he hopes to further his career in Human Resources through involvement across the team.
With more than fifteen years of HR experience, predominantly in professional services, Anna has worked in a range of HR managerial roles. Anna has expertise in shared services, business partnering, consulting, and HR transformation, in which she has run HR projects implementing HR systems, setting up teams, and re-engineering processes.
Anna has a particular interest in HR transformation and process design.
“I’m excited to join a tightknit team who work collaboratively, drawing on the range of strengths and experiences across the team to deliver a great service.”
With nearly 30 years of specialist expertise in driving HR initiatives at major household names such as Dixon’s Stores Group, Hilton Hotels and Radisson Hotels, Sandra is skilled in managing HR functions while keeping a commercial focus.
Since launching hr inspire in 2012, Sandra has built the business to become the partner of choice for over 100 customers, including big brands such as Amazon, Virgin Active and Royal Voluntary Service.
“I aspire to inspire people and I am actually doing this!”
An engineer by background, with over 20 years of senior commercial experience across multiple business sectors, having worked for BA, Whitbread, Home Office Scientific Delivery Branch, and FCO Services creating improved supply chain strategies and processes, contributing to improved and sustainable business delivery.
A passion for enhancing business delivery through smart yet rational application of business theories, technology, and people engagement, ensuring business growth, with a keen eye on sustaining quality of service.
Suzanne is hr inspire’s Relationship Director, supporting to deliver an exceptional customer experience alongside providing expert HR knowledge and insight via our HRD Round Table series. With specialist expertise in leadership, change management, strategy, acquisition, workplace culture, transformation and discrimination.
Along with her experience in the HR sector, Suzanne has in-depth knowledge of the hospitality, private equity, and retail sectors. She also works as CEO for the hospitality and commercial property business, Clarenco and has held senior positions as Board Director for Dreams, The Red Group, and DSGi Business.
Graduating with a first-class honours in business administration and human resources management, Jacqui has over fifteen years of HR experience.
Working across a wide variety of sectors, including Care, Manufacturing, and Retail, Jacqui has overseen, advised, and supported on all areas of HR.
“I love the variety of customers I am able to support, providing advice across such a wide ranging HR spectrum! And, of course, working alongside a lovely team in beautiful Tring is a bonus.”
Peter is a very experienced HR professional, having previously worked for a large retail company for over 12 years, and has been involved in all areas of HR, from recruitment and training, HR management, and employee relations.
Throughout Peter’s career, he has been involved in creating a positive working climate with high levels of job satisfaction and morale. Peter has a great passion for developing and implementing fit for purpose HR plans, policies, and systems.
“hr inspire is the perfect company for me, great balance of projects with an amazing team of people who all work together to achieve the best for our clients.”
Top-ranked in Chambers’ Guide and Elite status in Legal 500, Beverley draws on her experience from thirty years in the law, as well as her time as a Commercial Director for a PLC and also as an in-house lawyer.
hr inspire’s customers benefit from expert employment law advice with Beverley as an employment law associate.
Kevin was called to the Bar in 1996. Having completed his pupillage and qualified as a barrister, Kevin spent several years in industry working as in-house counsel, where he advised predominately corporate clients across the full range of employment law and industrial relations and represented clients in employment tribunals across the country.
hr inspire’s customers benefit from expert employment law advice with Kevin as an associate.
Experienced HR and Change Leader within Public and Private sectors. Operating as an HR advisor, Ann is a passionate people leader motivated by unlocking the potential of people, teams, and organisations through teamwork and collaboration.
“Fabulous team, wonderful customers, engaging projects, and a gorgeous office in Tring – need I say more!”
Having over 15 years in the industry, Paula loves HR and working with businesses to achieve their objectives whether that is increased employee performance or a change in the company culture.
“I love being able to help companies achieve their goals and, in turn create the best working environment for their people. At hr inspire I have found myself a great team of like minded people who know how to work hard and enjoy themselves.”
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An experienced HR Business Partner and Employee Relations Manager with FCIPD qualification and a broad generalist base.
She is an excellent coach, and her relationship building skills help support managers of all levels to deliver people’s plans.
“I love how much we all care about supporting our customers – it really creates a wonderful environment to work in.”
A highly creative and determined individual with over 20 years’ of experience within retail and financial services, which encompasses the US, Europe, and APAC.
As an HRIS Consultant at hr inspire, Bharat ensures our customers benefit from the leading HR technology, supporting from project scoping and implementation right through to adoption and reporting.
Bharat has always been regarded as a valuable member of every team he has worked with and is passionate about ensuring the customer experience is at the forefront of everything he does.
Helen has extensive experience in Employee Relations, Change Management, and Business Partnering at a high level within the hospitality, manufacturing, and leisure industries.
Helen is passionate about people development and has a very professional approach whilst maintaining her boundless sense of humour and relaxed manner.
“A mingling of diverse customers, knowledgeable & progressive colleagues (who are more like family), and a wonderful flexible approach to working from our “leader” makes for a perfect place to work!”
Cheryl is a motivated and diligent HR professional with strong people facing skills and a real passion for the profession.
An advocate of HR strategy and performance initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness, Cheryl is CIPD qualified with a full range of generalist HR skills.
An experienced HR Professional with a strong Retail, Distribution, and Financial Services background. Sally has 21 years’ HR experience, with the last 18 years as a Reward specialist.
She is experienced in the design and implementation of reward solutions to attract, motivate and retain; and she uses her expertise to support us with senior level recruitment, searching for great candidates for ‘hard to fill’ vacancies and all things ‘Reward’
“The interesting variety of work combined with a lovely team and customer base makes hr inspire a wonderful place to be!”
Kate Shanks is a confident and highly professional with over 20 years’ experience within the HR environment and 15 years working at management level.
During this time, Kate has had practical experience in the effective management of an HR function and ad-hoc projects including business start ups, organisational restructures, including recruitment and redundancy, performance, absence, and change management.
Silvia has extensive HR experience in the employee lifecycle, predominantly within the Software, Satellite Communication, and Pharmaceutical industries. Supporting managers in managing their employees is one of Silvia’s passions in HR as well as building strong relationships with customers to provide a customer centered service.
“Grateful to be part of an amazing, experienced, motivated, and dedicated team. Working at hr-inspire offers me the opportunity to continue to grow and develop my skills and experience and gain exposure to a broad portfolio of customers.”
With over 16 years in the HR industry, Anna is a well experienced HR/ER Advisor. Spending most of her career in the Education Management sector, Anna has an excellent in-depth understanding of some of the most challenging HR & ER aspects.
With great knowledge which spans all areas of HR with interest in employee wellbeing and employee performance management.
“I am very happy and excited to join hr inspire to begin the new chapter in my career. It is a fantastic company who works with a large variety of clients, which is great and means everyday is new and different.”
An organised, conscientious and positive member of the hr inspire team, Sabrina started as our HR & Training Coordinator before progressing to become an HR Administrator. Sabrina has collaborated across many areas of the business, coordinating H&S and CPC training; now, she assists with HR Administration and recruiting perfect candidates for our customers.
“It’s inspiring to be surrounded by such an expert team – I love the culture at hr inspire, and it’s great to see the impact we have on our customers.”