We’ll help you get it right

If you were to ask any of the organisations we’ve worked with what they most wanted from their HR company, they’d all say the same thing: someone they trust,  ‘gets’ what they need, knows how to deliver it and then makes it happen.

If you then added ‘decades of experience in mergers, acquisitions and restructuring businesses’, ‘a background in hospitality and leisure operations’ and ‘loves what they do’, you’ll have just described us perfectly.

We know that HR isn’t everyone’s cup of tea – but like to think that’s because they’ve just not found the right company to work with yet.

If that’s you, then that’s all about to change.

As well as having expertise ranging from HRD level all the way through to HR manager, our time in the hospitality and leisure industries means we’re business-minded; we understand the business you’re in and can relate to the sorts of challenges you face.  Here’s an article written by our CEO about exactly why she’s in HR and how she can relate.

So, whether you’re looking for best-practice advice for a one-off situation or a HR partner to work with on a retained basis, we’re here to sort out your people challenges, help prevent people-mistakes from being made and get you through the tricky stuff.

We’re here to help you get it right.


Looking for HR support that understands your business?

If you’d like to find out more about how we can help you, get in touch.

Call us on +44 (0) 203 0867724 or email hello@thepeoplefactor.org.uk

Why people like us

  • “I cannot recommend Karen highly enough. She is a superb HR director and I would employ her full time if I could. Her advice is always sound, commercial and logical. She is a great sounding board and a wonderful business friend”

    Ann Elliot Chief Executive Officer @ Elliots
  • “As a HR professional Karen is great to work with, you get good advice based on years of experience, pragmatic application and guaranteed delivery to agreed timelines. Karen is able to cut through the noise and helps bring clarity to Executive thinking ensuring an organisation certainty of its desired outcome”

    Karl Fisher Integration Project Director @ Casual Dining Group
  • “I’ve worked with Karen during a period of significant change within CDG, integrating two new businesses and a number of key projects. Karen is a great person to work with, having extensive knowledge from within the industry, a really robust network and professional expertise across all disciplines within HR. Coupled with a flexible and ‘can do’ approach – critical for success in an ever changing and fast moving environment”

    Jeremy Wright HR Director @ Café Rouge
  • “Karen’s blend of expertise, ‘can do’ attitude, flexibility and engaging personal style have been a real asset during our integration programme.  It’s times like this when deep expertise, broad experience and well developed stakeholder management skills are essential to make things happen.  Karen has helped us feel that 'we can do it’ without relying on having formal power or authority to influence us.  She’s also been attentive to the little details which make all the difference between making a smooth change and starting a riot.  Overall, a great person to be part of the team”

    Gwyn Rogers HR Director @ Las Iguanas
  • “I have worked with Karen on number of projects. (TUPE, Apprenticeship,Princes Trust, Graduate Development) Karen is an incredibly professional individual who immerses herself into the business she's supporting,delivering exceptional results seamlessly. Karen is not only a great commercial HR professional but also a pleasure to work with”

    Cat McGuckin HR Director @ Bella Italia
  • "I’ve had the pleasure of working with & for Karen on three different occasions, the first a million years ago when I ran pubs & she was newly qualified, the second at Novus Leisure where she was my HR Director, and the third in a support & mentoring capacity, Karen was definitely doing the supporting & mentoring. Karen has a lovely way about her, she is professional yet approachable, firm but fair (sorry, the cliché of all cliché’s) a good person to be around, but above all else, and bloody good at her job… I would have no hesitation in recommending Karen for any people related project. Simple as that!"

    Paul Glenn Head of People @ Drake & Morgan
  • “Karen is a thoroughly professional HR expert, who is a delight to work with. She has a very engaging, flexible approach and never says no to any challenge or task. I would employ her as an HR Director tomorrow, or engage The People Factor anytime”

    Simon Wilkinson CEO @ La Tasca
  • "Karen has the balance of detailed technical expertise, contacts with value for money professionals where required, and a desire to make sure that that the whole HR process is end to end with no hiccups.She combines this with a firm but caring attitude and her results speak for themselves. Five stars!"

    Bob Britt CEO @ Bob Britt Consultants
  • "I worked with Karen during my time in the retail sector and was always impressed with her balanced, strategic and 'no nonsense' professional approach .  Now I have my own company, as soon as I was aware that Karen now worked in a  senior consultative role, it made absolute sense to engage with Karen and utilise her huge experience in helping us set up our people and business strategy.  nationally and internationally. We operate in the advanced design and engineering sector, however I know The value The People Factor can bring to a business in any sector.  Karen and The People Factor were well positioned as we launched our business support offer PESBusiness and is part of the team to help support other organisations. I am pleased we are able  to continue to work with Karen, as the business evolves, and would not hesitate to recommend her to any business owner or business investor "

    Mike Maddock MD @ PES Performance
  • "The People Factor coaching is the best investment you can make in your future. Get access to a lifetime of experience in your lunch hour!"

    Tony Sheath Health & Compliance Director @ Wagamama

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