This summer saw the arrival of an extremely colourful herd of elephants to the town of Ipswich.
Referred to as the ‘Elmer Parade’, the display which was made up of 56 large elephants and ran from June – September, was coordinated by the team at St Elizabeth’s Hospice. Over the summer, Suffolk saw a significant increase in tourism to both the town and the surrounding areas. This followed on from the success of the ‘Pigs Gone Wild’ campaign which attracted around 250,000 visitors to Ipswich in 2016 and generated an extra £1 million towards the local economy, resulting in significant amounts of money raised towards the Hospice.
Carole Burman, Managing Director of MAD-HR was delighted to present Norman Lloyd, the Campaign Manager for the Elmer Fund with a cheque for £805 which comprised of a donation from MAD-HR as well as the attendees of the Suffolk Chamber Prestige Dinner.
We’re very proud to be able to support this charity as it does such great work in the local community by supporting families when they need it most.
This year’s campaign has now ended, and the herd of elephants have all found new homes following last week’s auction. The final amount raised totalled well over £262,000 – enough to provide care for an entire week at the Hospice.
Carole Burman presents Norman Lloyd with MAD-HR’s contribution to the Elmer Fund.
Over the past three years, Norman has helped to coordinate this monumental task with the ‘Wild in Art’ project but this was his last project for the Hospice before his retirement. MAD-HR would like to take an opportunity to congratulate him and the rest of the team on the outstanding success on the campaign and wish him every success in his future endeavours.
Reflecting on a busy and successful 2019
Before everyone begins enjoying the Christmas and New Year celebrations, it’s a good opportunity for any business...
We have used MAD-HR a number of times and I have been very impressed by their knowledge and expertise, which is invaluable for us a small and growing business. All the work they have done for us, and this includes not just contracts and handbooks etc, but also training to make us a better more thoughtful team, I regard as a sound business and personal investment. We intend to make this an on-going relationship to help us develop as a business.read more
Carole immediately grasped my situation and quickly set about creating the perfect document to help drive my business forward. She has a wealth of experience that she was able to apply to my current and future business goals in order to come up with the goods! The process itself was extremely straightforward with a clear system for booking in a call with Carole, where she then talked me through my options. Thoroughly recommended.read more
Carol offers outstanding support and advice to ensure you are meeting legal requirements. Her toolkit is a very worthwhile investment as it ensures your documentation is up to scratch and you have all that you need in place! Highly recommended - outstanding service.read more
I recently attended a Suffolk Brokerage Registered managers meeting and the very lovely Charlotte from MAR HR was there to give a presentation. Charlotte was fantastic and delivered a great presentation. Her knowledge around all things HR where clearly evident and she answered some tricky questions really well, giving clear, helpful advice. I would highly recommend anyone thinking of gaining support for their business to speak to Charlotte. I know we at ClarkeCare will be engaging their services in the near future. Thank you Charlotte :-)read more
I love working with Carole and the team at MAD-HR. They are so knowledgeable and responsive. I feel really confident that my HR (and therefore my business) is in safe hands. We've had a few issues that we've needed help with and Carole has been right there, with great advice and useful resources (via the Online HR Toolkit) that have made my life so much easier and my blood-pressure so much lower. Thanks Carole and team. You rock!read more