Case Studies


We work with organisations of all shape and sizes on a variety or different HR issues, offering solutions to a wide range of problems.  


Scroll down to read about some of our recent projects.



Delivery of HR Line Management Upskilling programme for Retirement Village

Contact: CEO

Business: Medium size retirement village incorporating independent living, supported living and round-the-clock nursing care - approx 200 staff


  • All senior managers, middle managers and supervisors attended the 5-module programme
  • 1/2 day sessions - interactive and highly participative
  • Courses included: Disciplinary and Grievance, Absence Management, Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment, Performance Management and Recruitment
  • Over 50 staff trained in total
  • Excellent feedback and improved standard of line manamgent of HR issues



HR Healthcheck medium-sized manufacturing business

Contact: CEO
Business: Medium-sized manufacturing, installation and sales business – 30 staff

  • Full HR Healthcheck of existing HR policies and procedures
  • Report detailing findings and recommendations produced and discussed with CEO
    and Finance Director
  • Provision and implementation of improved contracts of employment and HR Policies
    for organisation


Development of Policies and Procedures for Charity
Contact: Office Manager
Business: Charity – 75 staff

  • Worked with the Office Manager to develop a bespoke set of policies and procedures
    linked to the Staff Handbook and Contract of Employment.
  • Used easy to follow, jargon-free language to ensure practical use.
  • Ensured compliance with Employment Legislation.


Design and delivery of Absence Management workshop to multinational organisation
Contact: Director of Learning and Development
Business: Multinational security organisation – 500+ staff

  • Scope, design and delivery of Absence Management workshop for Supervision
    and Management
  • Recommendations for policy improvement
  • Advice on workshop rollout across the organisation
  • Reduction in overall employee absence led to further training in other parts
    of the organisation.



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Katherine Sargent

T: 07889 761610



Sharon Humphries

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