Who are we?
Purple HR is the brainchild of our two directors Mandy Fitzmaurice and Leanne Pick. Together, they have a wealth of real-world experience in General and HR Management across a wide range of service industries.
The company launched as Change Partner in 2010 but was subsequently rebranded to Purple HR in 2014. Our goal has always been to provide a range of HR solutions from a fully managed and outsourced HR department, to an advice line for that essential back up support whenever it’s needed.
Mandy has a wealth of hands on HR experience and, prior to founding Purple HR she was Interim People Director at HobbyCraft Group Ltd and before that HR Director at Connaught PLC. Mandy has a passion for all things HR, and a track record for getting things done. Mandy acts as HR Director for many of our clients. In her spare time Mandy Deputy Chair of Governors at Heathlands First School and a non-exec director at Dance South/Pavilion Dance
Leanne has plenty of practical, front line HR experience. Before joining Purple HR, she was the practice manager in a busy legal practice. In Purple HR, she acts as the first line HR manager for many of our clients.
Whether it’s help with day-to-day business management or implementing critical projects to stabilise and grow your business, Leanne offers tailored solutions that meet your needs.
Customer Service Director
Peter has over 20 years of practical experience of managing change in organisations. Before joining Purple HR in 2016, he was for 9 years a strategic advisor to Middle East government departments providing practical advice and guidance to improve overall performance, quality, and project management. With a successful record of developing people and organisations Peter excels at meeting the needs of our customers whilst delivering a service that goes above and beyond their expectations.
Joanne has worked for Purple HR for 2 years, starting off as an HR Administrator, quickly moving on to HR Assistant, dealing with our outsourced employees located all over the UK. Joanne has a vast amount of experience within customer services and has achieved her CIPD level 3 qualification.
Hannah has gained experience from several in-house recruitment and agency roles. Passionate about providing our clients with the very best candidates, she goes the extra mile to ensure that all aspects of the recruitment process are taken care of and run smoothly.
Margaret has extensive recruitment experience from Agency Recruitment to In-house Recruitment, previously Margaret has worked as an In-house recruiter for Barclays Bank before that she looked after a National Client sourcing and looking after 250 temporary staff.
Lisa has a wealth of hands on administrative and organisational experience. Before joining Purple HR she spent five years working for the MOD providing administrative assistance to soldiers based in Germany and was part of the re-basing programme solely organising the travel of over 300 Soldiers and their families back to the UK. During her time at Purple Lisa has undertaken a two-year payroll management course and in her spare time enjoys long walks with her two dogs.
Why Choose Purple?
At Purple, we are passionate about peopleAt Purple, we offer flexible, no-nonsense, outsourced HR support for busy business owners.At Purple, we deliver a solutions-focused HR Service that gets the job done
What Drives Us?
Our mission is to ensure small and medium sized businesses like yours can benefit from top level HR advice, and support through a range of flexible solutions, tailored you meet your needs without breaking the bank.We work hard to break down barriers, inspire confidence and motivate your people to achieve their full potential whilst always understanding the commercial impact of our servicesWe believe in and deliver an HR service that skilfully balances the demands of your organisation’s bottom line performance alongside the needs of your people.
We care about our community and our planet
We’re all about action when it comes to our corporate and social responsibilities. Whether it’s giving our time as a Community Governor for a local school or supporting our local Cycling Track to promote cycling across all ages. We take our CSR seriously and believe passionately that our work with people extends into our community.
Our policy is threefold:
• To care for our environment
• To make a difference socially
• To work with like-minded organisations
We’re 100% committed to managing our environmental impact, improving our environmental performance and keeping up to speed with new legislation.
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