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Charlotte Bate - HR Expert and Director of MAD-HR

Charlotte Bate FCIPD


Charlotte Bate – HR Expert and Director of MAD-HR

With over 15 years’ experience as an HR Professional, Trainer and Coach, Charlotte has worked with a variety of businesses across most industries from marketing to manufacturing, construction and charities, retail and hospitality.

She has a proven track record of helping businesses to develop effective, motivated teams lead by capable and inspiring managers. To make these changes sustainable and enable the business to grow and progress, she helps to put in place efficient HR processes and a clear people strategy.

Her work focuses on helping clients’ businesses to thrive rather than survive. Being an employer is a serious undertaking, and her strengths include providing clear, concise and commercial advice and support to clients blended with a friendly and positive approach.

Charlotte believes that great HR is about making a positive difference to every individual, team and business by supporting them to achieve their goals through the provision of pragmatic, commercial HR support.



What it's like to work with Charlotte

Charlotte’s values based ethos and principles harken back to a nostalgic era, when your word was your bond and a secret went to the grave! One of her many defining quality that sets her apart is loyalty to all those she serves and a work ethic that would leave many standing.

She is down to earth and clear in her communications at all levels with a pragmatic outlook. She handles the most challenging HR responsibilities with professionalism, sensitivity and skill.

It is always a treat and a delight to work with her because she demonstrates great business acumen, interpersonal agility and integrity. Finally, these characteristics are beautifully complimented by great warmth and a cracking sense of humour.

What three words best describe Charlotte

Approachable, Fun and engaging

Brilliant service and advice from MAD-HR.   Thank you so much, you’ve made the process of taking on our first employee an absolute breeze! Highly recommended.