There have been exciting times for Roots HR during the last year so we thought we’d take the opportunity to quickly share some of our favourite moments with you:
January – Frances Morris and Alison Smith join the consultancy team. We carried out a free HR Healthcheck with Angling Unlimited – one of the many ways we use our trading surpluses to provide free HR services in the civil society sector.
February – We carried out free HR Healthchecks with Beverley Community Lift and Playright Media.
March – We carried out a free HR Healthcheck with Rhubarb Farm using our trading surpluses.
April – We carried out a free HR Healthcheck with Communities Empowerment Network and National Gulf Veterans and Families Association. Cathi Shovlin became a Director of Roots HR
May – We carried out a free HR Healthcheck with Ashley Down After School Club. Deirdre Myers became a Director of Roots HR. Louise Beasley became accredited to deliver Clarity4D personality profiles.
June – We were shortlisted for the Charity Times Consultancy of the Year award AND the CIPD Consultant of the Year award
July – Paige Hodge, our fourth work experience placement, joined us for the summer.
August – The Directors started a strategic review of Roots HR in the run up to our 5th anniversary in 2014. Our strategic plan will be published for the start of the new financial year.
September – Our 2012 intern, Charlotte Badger, was appointed to the new role of Office Administrator. We launched a new Employment Toolkit – perfect for start ups and very small organisations.
October – We celebrated our 150th client: St Richards Hospice. Jan Golding joined the Board of the WM School of Entrepreneurs.
November – We launched our new website (www.rootshr.org.uk, if you haven’t seen it yet). Jan Golding spoke at the inaugural Think Big Think Social conference in Birmingham.
December – We delivered our free webinar on the DBS changes and Safer recruitment practices, provided for through our trading surpluses, and we launched our updated COMPLY services.