As a small company with no internal HR resource, we have used to Helen to assist us and advise us on how to meet our obligations in this area on an ad hoc basis. Her office visits, assistance with policy/procedure creation, creation of HR documentation, employment law advice and overall support has been second to none and of a high quality. Helen is quick to respond to queries; even out of hours and she has the ability to adapt to change when a request / project is changed. Helen added real value as a consultant saving us time and money. She is an immense help to us and I would recommend her to anyone seeking a professional HR service.
Helen’s HR expertise, technical knowledge and experience assisted us with HR projects and complex ER cases. She has the ability to handle difficult and complex situations; some which were extremely complex, however she enabled a positive outcome for the organisation which involved negotiations with Trade Unions. Helen is supportive, challenges as appropriate and offers constructive solutions to any problems or queries we have. I would highly recommend her to any organisation.
Helen is approachable, professional and supportive and understands all aspects of HR, which make undertaking HR issues manageable and easy. She will always explain the pros and risks on a project prior to commencement. I would have no hesitation in using Helen’s services again, as the quality of the service was outstanding.
I have complete confidence in Helen. She is helpful beyond all expectations; she takes the trouble to get to know the business and understand the values. Helen is knowledgeable, practical and professional. She is able to provide a clear direction/steer on decisions/options whilst outlining legal implications if legislation not followed. I have no hesitation in recommending Helen.
Helen is a highly professional HR Practitioner who over-delivers and provides several options for consideration when asked to resolve problems. Helen has the ability to handle difficult and complex situations, whilst remaining confident and professional at all times. It was a great pleasure to work with Helen and I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone.
I have worked with Helen on numerous projects while she was the HR Partner in the business. The quality of her work, professionalism and conduct are of a high level. Helen is able to balance HR support whilst being able to manage risks. Helen has been a trusted sounding board for me, and enabled me transform my approach to casework.
I worked with Helen during 2016, and I was very impressed by her very professional approach to her duties. Her level of integrity was very high and she was someone I could trust and rely on over the period we worked together. Helen is an effective HR and project manager, and is someone whom gets on well with internal colleagues and external partners, whilst at the same time gathering their support to achieve results. Helen lead on various projects I asked her to manage, she demonstrated her strengths as a completer and finisher, and successfully achieved the objectives set. This enable progress to be made within the required timeframes to support the wider transformation and culture change within the service. Helen’s attention to detail was excellent, whilst at the same time balancing this against timeframes to deliver set targets. She possesses all of the right attributes to deal with an ever changing public and private sector working environment, both in terms of being up to date in the terms of knowledge of the HR industry and operating in a financially restricted role. She has an innovative approach to her work with good problem solving skills and “thinks outside of the box” when necessary. I have no hesitation in recommending Helen; she would be an excellent appointment and addition to any HR or Management team/function.
Whilst working in the recruitment sector, I have engaged with Helen for many years working on various projects. Helen is a good communicator, her approach is professional and she ensures that decisions follow best practice. When discussing various HR subjects with her, it is clear that she has expert knowledge in employment legislation. Helen has an approachable, efficient and friend manner. I look forward to working with Helen again in the future.
Helen is a highly skilled HR professional whom is able to establish when to “go with the flow” or when to challenge something. Helen demonstrated great diplomacy and tends to bring stakeholders on board whilst delivering on agreed outputs within set timescales and to a high standard. I would highly recommend her to anyone whom needs an HR professional.
I can thoroughly recommend Helen. Her professionalism, dedication and attention to detail, coupled with a customer-focused approach, has been first class and the advice that she provides has always been balanced, authoritative and on the mark. Helen under the workforce planning, change management programs and ER case management for this area. I would thoroughly recommend Helen to anyone whom is looking for an HR Practitioner who provides a professional HR service.
Helen is a hard working driven individual, who works with managers and understands their operational issues. She is there to help rather than hinder managers with HR issues. She is effective and delivers results.
Helen is HR generalist, whom understands all aspects of HR. One of the tasks she undertook was to review all of our HR documents and procedures. She advised and implemented the necessary changes to comply with current legislation. Helen created training materials, end user guides and provided training to multiple teams and individuals when Oracle was implemented, for which she received numerous commendations. She has also guided us through the actions we needed to bring to resolution a difficult situation with an employee whom was on long term sick leave. Helen has numerous skills which is an attribute in dealing with difficult situations. Her empathy, listening skills, knowledge and general demeanour is an asset to any organisation and team. Her leadership qualities and like-ability factor is a valuable addition to any company. I would have no hesitation in recommending Helen.
I have worked alongside Helen for a number of years, where Helen has provided training when requested. The briefings which Helen had been given she has proved that she has the knowledge and professionalism to design/deliver training programmes and workshops at all levels which meet our requirements. Helen is proactive, able to think on her feet and has good communication skills. Helen is a highly professional and I recommend her to anyone.
I first worked with Helen at RWE npower and was struck by her attention to detail and commitment to fulfilling the business requirements in a timely and professional manner. Helen was methodical and worked collaboratively with the wider HR team to ensure all aspects of a task were covered. I have maintained contact with Helen over the years and have continued to be impressed with her professional attitude and desire to do the best for employers and employees alike. Helen is a warm and enthusiastic person with a real focus on people.
Helen is a proactive and tireless contributor while being an inspiring mentor and makes a great addition to any team. I would highly recommend her for any position, as she naturally rises to the occasion when presented with something she is passionate about.
Working with Helen was a complete pleasure, she was very professional and dealt with many different HR situations whilst in the role here at NERC. I worked closely with her when I ran a user consultation group for redeveloping our Intranet and she was one of my first choices to input into the group. She was friendly and approachable and a loss to the organization when she left.