Managing Director

Managing Director and Founder of MAD-HR, Carole has over 30 years of experience working in the world of HR. She prides herself on her ability to help clients grow their business and attract, retain and engage talent by building a positive employer brand.

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Navigating the Spring Budget: An HR Perspective

Advice and opinions from the MAD-HR Team, focussing on the most recent Budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Reflections on Our Customer Excellence Triumph

We look back on our recent successes and forward to more successful opportunities this year. Get in touch to see how we can help you.

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Plan your business exit strategy like a boss!

Thinking of selling your business? Read on for tips to ensure your exit strategy is a success for you, your employees and your buyer.

Festive Opening Hours 2023

Here are the details on our office opening times during the festive season 2023/4 and how you can contact our team.

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Celebrating the ‘Gold’ (and Platinum) Standard Among Our Clients

The results of this year’s Best Employers Eastern Region recognition programme have just been announced, and we’re popping the champagne!

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One Year On From Award Gold

MAD-HR Managing Director Carole Burman looks back on the Suffolk Business Awards and celebrates this year's nominees

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Preparedness is the key to supply chain success

Don't miss out on supply chain opportunities. Plan ahead with our top tips for preparedness to lead you to success.

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Transforming HR Landscape: Vision Meets Action

By combining a clear vision with purposeful action, we strive to provide HR solutions that really Make A Difference.

Offboarding Process – How to Protect your Business from Exiting Employees

Offboarding Process. How to protect your business from existing staff. You might have an onboarding process for new staff but what about when they leave?

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Game Plan to Profit: Unleashing the Winning Strategies of Business and Football

In this blog, we explore the parallels between these two worlds and uncover valuable insights which can be applied to both fields.

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HR Investigations – Best Practice When an Employee Situation Needs Greater Attention

Part 2 of our series on how to deal with tricky employee situations – both from a prevention perspective and in terms of rapid response


Navigating tricky employee situations

Few employers look forward to tricky conversations with their employees, but there are ways to take the pain out of talking.

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MAD-HR at the Royal Norfolk Show 2023 – come and say hello!

We are pleased to announce that we will be at the Royal Norfolk Show this year. We will be on stand 19 in The Business Hub

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Announcing new sponsor agreement

We are delighted to announce a new sponsor agreement between MAD-HR and Hethel Engineering Centre and Scottow Enterprise Park.

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Spring Budget Blog – A MAD-HR Perspective

We provide our perspective on the Spring Budget for 2023, and how it may affect employers and their staff.

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Is centred leadership the key for women (& other) aspirational leaders?

We explore the concept of centred leadership, and five core elements that can contribute towards making a great leader.

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Celebrating a prestigious accolade to start 2023 – Feefo Platinum status

The MAD-HR team is delighted that our efforts to 'Make a Difference' to our clients' business time and time again have been recognised once more.

Festive Opening Hours 2022

Here are the details on our office opening times during the festive season 2022/3 and how you can contact our team.

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The National Living Wage increase 2023 and how it will affect your business

How will the increase to the National Living Wage announced in the autumn statement affect your business? Find out here.

Update on the Norfolk Business Awards

At the glittering awards dinner on 24th November, MAD-HR is selected as a finalist at the Norfolk Business Awards 2022.

Employee Wellbeing Strategies that Actually Work

Putting your people first and prioritising employee wellbeing is no longer a ‘nice to have’, it’s an absolute must.

Can neurodiversity be considered a superpower in the workplace?

Is it possible that an employee who is living with neurodiverse traits could be even more creative, engaged, focused and capable?

National Wage Increase April 2024: Changes, Implications and Adaptations

From the 1st of April 2024, national minimum wage rates are rising, and the national living wage threshold has been reduced.

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