Allow me to introduce myself, I am Michelle Giles, the founder and Director of Your HR Consultant. A fully qualified HR professional, I am a Chartered member of the CIPD with 20 years’ HR experience within a commercial environment. Throughout my career I have worked with both Global and UK organisations at a HR Business Partner level.
I am passionate about my profession and the benefit it can bring to any company who has employees they value and who want to realise their full potential. This is particularly true for small and medium size companies as often their people are the backbone of the business.
Mara Thorne has over 20 years’ experience in HR, having worked in senior roles within a number of different industries including civil engineering, manufacturing, multi-site agency and FMCG. Mara is MCIPD qualified and is also an ACAS accredited Internal Workplace Mediator.
Her career has encompassed all aspects of HR and people management, including recruitment, employment contracts, staff handbooks and policies, performance management, absence management, change management, conflict resolution (discipline, grievances), training and development, pay and pensions, basic health and safety, and dismissal (including redundancy). Mara specializes in working with SME’s, providing practical and commercially-focused support to take the pain out of employment. She also now works under a reciprocal arrangement as an associate consultant for Your HR Consultant.
The approach of Your HR Consultant is to build a relationship with clients, to get to really know their business, their issues and what keeps them awake at night. Understanding your business allows Your HR Consutlant to provide realistic and practical HR solutions at the different stages of your company’s evolvement.
With Your HR Consultant, it is about building those relationships that will provide peace of mind to business owners.
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