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.

HR Consultant Vacancy Suffolk

HR Consultant – Suffolk

Are you an experienced HR professional looking to Make A Difference. We are recruiting for HR consultants in Suffolk.

Spring Statement

Spring Statement – 23rd March 2022

Spring Statement: Key points at a glance. State of the economy and public finances. Fuel, energy and living costs · Taxation

International Women's Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022: #BreakTheBias

What do we mean when we talk about achieving gender equality in the workplace? We cover this subject and its relevance in 2022 in light of IWD.

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Integrity and Leadership: What Impact on the Workplace?

Integrity & Leadership are often talked about, what difference does genuine integrity mean to the workplace? Find out how to build integrity.

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Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2022

MAD-HR has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award for 2022. Find out more details about what this means

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What is ESG and how can it save money and boost performance?

ESG is about much more than being seen to be doing the 'right thing'; it can also increase profits & create a good working culture.

What impact could outsourcing to an HR expert have on your business?

What impact could outsourcing to an HR expert have on your business?

Is 2022 the year you finally consider outsourcing HR? Here’s what you should know – and why it makes sense.

Extra UK bank holiday 2022

The extra bank holiday in the UK for 2022

The extra bank holiday in 2022 may not be until June, but as an employer you should start making decisions about staff holiday now.

We Wish You a Merry ‘Twixmas’ and a Happy New Year

We Wish You a Merry ‘Twixmas’ and a Happy New Year

What happens to your business between Christmas and New Year? Could it be a time to think ahead? Here are some useful tips for business leaders.

Emergency legislation passed on Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021

Emergency legislation passed on SSP

New temporary legislation has been passed to increase the period of time that an employee can be off work sick without a medical note.

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What does the new Covid variant mean for employers?

With several cases of the Omicron variant identified in the UK, what do employers need to do next to prepare?

Top 10 benefits of a retained HR service

Top 10 benefits of a retained HR service

Wondering about the excellent benefits that a retained HR service can provide? We list 10 in this blog post.

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Suffolk Business Award Finalist 2021

MAD-HR is delighted to have been recognised at last night’s prestigious Suffolk Business Awards, in the Customer Excellence category.

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Dear Boss….Can I Take My Holiday Now, Before Christmas?

We explore ways of managing the inevitable rush of annual leave requests that traditionally happen at the end of each year.

Should you celebrate Christmas at work?

Is or should Christmas really be a festivity for greater employee engagement?

Here are 5 tips on how to navigate festivities in the office, in order to avoid discrimination and promote inclusivity.

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The MAD-HR Toolkit – Why should you become a subscriber?

he toolkit has been carefully structured and designed based on our experience of managing the HR operations for all business sizes.


Is It Fireworks In Your Workplace?

How do you stop issues boiling over among staff? Here’s some top tips for keeping the fireworks in your workplace under control.

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Suffolk Business Awards 2021

We are officially shortlisted in the Customer Excellence category of the Suffolk Business Awards for 2021.

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The Autumn Budget 2021

The Autumn Budget 2021 was billed as a Budget for a new age and so here's everything the Chancellor announced today (27/10/21):

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And the Winners are….

We held a prize draw at two recent networking events. Find out who are the winners who each receive a bottle of Champagne.

Fathers, Fairness and Flexibility

This Father's Day, our experts have been thinking about the latest employment-related updates in respect of paternity rights.

Congratulations to Suffolk’s Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists of the EADT Suffolk Business Awards 2024. If you're based in Norfolk then they are now accepting entries.

Grievance Investigations – Emotional Support for Managers

Grievance investigations can be daunting, but if they're keeping you awake at night, MAD-HR can help the process run more smoothly.

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