Joanne is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), has over 20 years experience of working in HR in different sectors and for the past 15 years has been supporting Forbes 320 staff over 9 offices.
Joanne also provides HR Business Support to clients, who may not have their own HR practitioner and can offer practical advice on internal processes, procedures and systems. Joanne can carry out investigations, grievances, disciplinary or appeals.
Joanne also provides training to business owner / managers on HR Essentials as part of the Lancashire LEAP Boost Programme and provides HR coaching to owners developing their business and looking to recruit for the first time. On the Boost Growth Mentoring Programme, Joanne provides mentoring to established businesses, helping them in developing policies, processes, procedures and systems to support owner / managers in looking after and managing their staff from a HR perspective.
Joanne chairs the Lancashire HR Employers' Forum, provides HR input to other Forums, is an Ambassador for the National Apprenticeship Service and a member of the Lancashire Skills Board.