HR Manager of the Year: James Devine
Apr08

HR Manager of the Year: James Devine

James Devine, Deputy Director of HR and OD at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital was named HR News’ first HR Manager of the Year at an awards presentation in Bridgend, South Wales earlier today. The event saw some of the UK’s best HR Managers past and present and some of the best HR leaders in South Wales.  Leader Mark Hendy also announced the launch of a new South Wales HR network which is due to take place on...

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#HMYA16 – HR News’ HR Manager of the Year Awards
Apr07

#HMYA16 – HR News’ HR Manager of the Year Awards

The whole team at HR News is looking forward to tomorrow’s HR Manager of the Year awards which will be taking place tomorrow at the Heronston Hotel in Bridgend. It’s been a massive first year for HR News and a chance for us to say thank you to our loyal readers, as well as to celebrate excellence in HR. The setting is also great, just minutes from the stunning Heritage Coastline. One of the following shortlisted candidates...

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January’s HR Manager of the Month: Yvette Mayers!
Feb18

January’s HR Manager of the Month: Yvette Mayers!

January’s HR Manager of the month is Yvette Mayers, the HR Director for Eteach HR Advisory Services, part of the Eteach Group Limited.  She was nominated by HR Services Director Richard Beddell who praised her skills enthusiastically:  Yvette has provided E-Teach with clear advice and comprehensive knowledge of the education HR sector. She has provided excellent HR support for schools, including major restructures and Ofsted...

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HR Manager of the Month: Michael Stocks
Jan21

HR Manager of the Month: Michael Stocks

This week’s HR Manager of the Month is Michael Stocks, who received several nominations from his team. Michael’s colleague, Sara Caldwell, said: “I nominated Michael due to his consistent high energy and enthusiasm for HR and his role at Alliance Healthcare. Michael is a strong ambassador of the HR function and has built up enviable relationships with his stakeholders through his tenacity and credibility. Both a...

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Driving HR: Downton’s Katrina wins HR Manager of the Month Award
Oct22

Driving HR: Downton’s Katrina wins HR Manager of the Month Award

Katrina Green, HR Manager for haulage and distribution firm C M Downton has been awarded August’s HR Manager of the Month Award. Katrina received several nominations, including one from her HR software supplier, who said: “In the course of my day, I travel and speak to lots of people in HR so I’m used to being treated in a certain way, but occasionally you get a ‘buzz’ in an environment, everybody is on...

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HR Manager of the Month – James Devine

This month’s HR Manager of the month sponsored by Activ Absence is James Devine, Deputy Director of Human Resources & Organisational Development at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. James joined the hospital in January 2014 with almost 20 years experience of working in the NHS, having previously undertaken work with the Royal College of Nursing.  He has also formed part of an NHS Advisory Board for UK...

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May’s HR Manager of the Month: Rachel Davison, Turnitin

May’s HR Manager of the Month is Rachel Davison from Turnitin. Rachel received more nominations than any other candidate, it’s a testament to how effective she is in her job that she was nominated by 8 separate people across the Turnitin office, including this warm nomination from her colleague Jennifer Earl, who said: “Rachel has gone above and beyond to make our working day/life as comfortable and beneficial as...

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April’s HR Manager of the Month, Michael Arkins

HR News is proud to announce that our very first winner of the HR Manager of the Month Award is Michael Arkins, who is the HR Manager for Fleetmatics. Michael’s answers impressed our panel.  In an exclusive interview, Michael shares his background and tells us some of the challenges he has faced: What attracted you to work in the HR field? When I was 16 on a work placement in March-Mercer financial services I was inspired by the...

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HR News: HR Manager of the month award

We know that those who work in HR are often the unsung heroes and heroines within any business, so throughout 2015 we will be honouring one of them every month with the HR News HR Manager of the month award for excellence. HR News is  looking for nominations for you and your HR colleagues who have achieved success against the odds, who always go the extra mile or who simply deserve to be recognised for the contribution they make to HR...

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