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As an HR leader with over 20 years of experience across a variety of sectors, both in-house and as a consultant, Liz is passionate and committed to supporting businesses to achieve their objectives through aligning HR strategy and interventions to commercial needs with a people centred approach.

Financial wellbeing - supporting your employees

Financial well-being – Supporting your employees

Financial wellbeing is part of employee wellbeing. Here's how to format your wellbeing strategy to support your staff financially.

Purpose into strategy

Translating your purpose into strategy – why into how

The connection between purpose and strategy is fundamental to how we show up for our customers and how they experience working with us. 

Top barriers to growth in business

What are the top barriers to growth and what can you do about them?

What are the current top barriers to business growth, and how can you overcome them? We explore in our latest blog post.


Leadership and purpose: Purpose-driven business leaders

What does it mean to lead with purpose? We explore the top tips for leading with purpose in business today.

Probationary performance review

My probationary period at MAD-HR – Victoria Smith

Victoria Smith provides insight on her six-month probationary period at MAD-HR. Read her article on our blog here.

WhatsApp at work

WhatsApp at work – Is it creating blurred lines?

We explore the use of WhatsApp at work and its potential risks in relation to bullying, discrimination and more.

Rewriting employee contracts - Covid

Rewriting employee contracts with ‘Covid hindsight’. What to consider & include

With many legal and social changes over the last year, our way of working has changed. Is it time to think about rewriting employee contracts?

Taking on your first employee

Taking on your first employee – what you need to know

A helpful guide for new employers covering key topics such as registering with HMRC, employment contracts, payroll and auto-enrolment.

Whistleblowing: Whistle on a yellow background

Whistleblowing in the workplace

Interested in introducing a whistleblowing policy in your workplace? Here are some tips on what you might consider to include.

Personal growth: A goldfish jumping into a bigger bowl

Are you ready for personal growth?

If personal growth is on your mind, there are many avenues that could help you progress. Read about some of your options in this article.

Employee wellbeing and engagement

Improving Employee Wellbeing & Engagement for Better Growth

When focusing on improving your employee wellbeing and engagement, here's how to get the most out of your investment.


Holiday entitlement and pay for ‘part year’ workers – Are you getting it right?

The Supreme Court ruling on the case of Harper Trust v Brazel is final, and here's how it will impact holiday entitlement and pay

Business growth

Business growth – Is your business ready?

Is your business ready for growth? This process takes careful planning and analysis - here's what you should consider.

Supporting Gender Reassignment in the Workplace

Supporting your Employee through Gender Reassignment

Gender reassignment is a protected characteristic. Here are some practical tips to consider regarding gender reassignment in the workplace.

Relationships at work

What is the best way to manage relationships at work?

If a romantic relationship forms between two of your employees, how should you deal with it? Here, we explore all aspects of relationships at work.

Hybrid working

Hybrid Working – is it right for your business?

Hybrid working is here, but is it really the future of work? We look at what hybrid working is and how to get it to work in your business.


Time’s up – when probation doesn’t work out

We look at how to deal with concerns during the probationary period, and what to do when an employee fails probation.

Cost of living

Cost of living increases – what can HR/businesses do to support?

Is it possible for businesses to better support their employees during the cost of living crisis? We look at the role that employers can play.

What are the pros and cons of apprenticeships?

Employing an apprentice: Pros and Cons

We look at the pros and cons of apprenticeships, funding available for apprenticeship programmes, what to be aware of, and more.

Right to work checks

Right to work checks – what are the current UK regulations?

Advice on the current UK regulations for Right To Work Checks in 2022, including specific info for European Economic Area (EA) Citizens.

MAD-HR Director Carole Burman joins The Consortium

We are thrilled to share that our Managing Director, Carole Burman has joined The Consortium as an Associate. 

Shining the Spotlight on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Enabling leaders to see neurodivergence as a business advantage.

The Role of AI in Modern Recruitment

The MAD-HR team explores the growth of AI in recruitment processes and explains how to invest in your recruitment strategy.

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