About Mandy

Hi there,

I work as a virtual HR Director and leadership expert for UK Tech Startups, Creatives & forward-thinking Charities, with between 1 and 300 employees.

My modern approach to HR is hugely popular. I balance the commercial elements of your business with the human approach to help you build a loyal and productive team, and achieve growth, change or cost-savings.  

HERE'S HOW I CAN HELP YOU

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MY HR EXPERTISE & EXPERIENCE

Business Growth

I've helped leaders to grow their business in the right way at the right time, with my organisational design skills and modern HR strategies

Culture Change

Working with business owners to articulate their vision, goals and values to then build the team and culture they need to succeed

Team Performance

I've supported business owners to improve team performance, employee engagement and skills in a variety of ways

Employer Branding

I can create strategies and campaigns to enhance your brand as a great place to work, and enter you into employer award schemes

Recruitment

I've revamped recruitment for companies, and also hired for them, including data scientists, marketing, digital, tech, finance, HR and more

HR Transformation

If your HR department isn't as good as it needs to be, I can help. Let me assess your HR's performance and help you make the changes needed

Employee Issues

I can support you with tricky employee issues such as AWOL, theft, complaints, absence, poor performance and much more!

Legal Compliance

I can assist with all types of legal elements including creating staff contracts, HR Policies, legal documents and HR or risk audits

Redundancy

If you need to reduce the cost of your workforce or make changes to improve your services, I can help design and implement the redundancy process.
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Here's what you can expect when we work together:


A TRUSTED EXPERT 

I have a Masters in HR Management, a degree in Business Studies and I'm fellows accredited by the CIPD (which is the highest HR level you can get). 

I've worked with a number of incredible Entrepreneurs, Tech Companies and Charities, as well as being the HR Director for Pearson Technology and Argos. And I've published a book on how to hire your first employee. 

During my career I've done everything from innovative induction programmes through to complex redundancies plans.  
But what you really need to know about me is that I'm honest, trustworthy and loyal. I give 100% to my clients and pride myself on offering integrity and confidentiality.  
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DEDICATED HR SUPPORT  

Unlike other HR Consultancies, I'll be your dedicated HR Partner. YOU come first and I'll go above and beyond to help you achieve your goals. When we work together, I really get to know you and your business. We discuss who your best performers are, what's worrying you and what's blocking your success.  

My aim is to make your life easier by taking all the scary, overwhelming HR stuff off your plate (like creating and sending contracts, HR policy updates, pension stuff, staff letters. etc) but also help you achieve your vision and goals faster. 

When we work together, you only work with me. You don't have to explain your business every time you call or deal with a call centre full of HR graduates, without any real world experience.

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MODERN & INNOVATIVE

I'm not your old-school Personnel Manager. My modern approach to HR is about helping you achieve your business goals through your team. It's the art of balancing the commercial side with data and treating people like humans and creating a great place to work. I use the principles of neuroscience to understand what makes people tick and either engage positively or resist change.   

My clients love my innovative ideas to attract the best people to work for them and boost team performance. Plus, things like swapping boring Employee Handbooks for personalised Culture Books. 

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FLEXIBLE,  AFFORDABLE & CONVENIENT

Finally, you get full flexibility. I work on a pay as you go basis, so there are no lengthy contracts which force you to work with me for 12 months+.

I only want us to work together for as long as it benefits you and your business. And we review it every quarter and flex the hours as needed to suit you. 

About Mandy Hamerla
About Mandy Hamerla

AND WHEN I'M NOT WORKING...

You'll either find me at a coffee shop drinking a flat white, or spending time with my family and friends. I'm also a big advocate of agile working.

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