Alison is a well respected Employment Law Consultant. Recognised as a truly outstanding Employment Law Specialist she graduated in law and has worked for among others; Anderson Strathern Glasgow. She has an enviable reputation and is known to tackle complex cases with enthusiasm and candour. We believe it was good karma for pHReedom when we were introduced to her several years ago. We share the same professional reputation and work ethic as Alison so it genuinely is a great honour to have such a credible and eminent member on our Associate Team.
With over a decade of Trade Union Negotiations behind him Malcom is no stranger to ‘creating harmony’ among employees and employers alike. He is incredibly learned and articulate with a true and realistic sense of balance. He has been at the cutting edge of employee relations, collective bargaining and resolving individual and collective issues for many years. He is pragmatic, approachable and supremely professional. With a truly positive attitude he has a natural ability to reach out to others which has resulted in positive employee engagement and great company performance. With a diverse portfolio of employers in the public, private and third sectors he is an acclaimed trainer, facilitator and Mediator.
Zoë Cormack can be described as truly adventurous! Having jumped out of a plane to braving the black ski runs you could say she is an Adrenaline junkie!
She is a ‘straight talker’ so you can be sure Zoë will ‘tell you as it is’, with that in mind she is extremely ethical and very honest.
Gaining a distinction in her Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP), she was awarded the CIPD South-East Scotland Student Award for her outstanding achievement, she also holds her COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills.
With a diverse cross section of experience Zoë has over 16 years’ practice in Human Resources, she has honed a rich understanding and diverse experience of HR practice, having worked in organisations ranging from Housing Associations and the Voluntary Sector to entrepreneurs in Fashion Retail, Veterinary and Farming.
She is passionate about contributing to society and social change and does this through her roles as a Board Trustee HR Director: Dundee Voluntary Action and in her HR Pro Bono work for Inspiring Scotland.
With over 30 years Generalist HR experience Gillian, fondly known and referred to as ‘Gill’ is a real ‘hands on’ pragmatic person. With a great sense of humour and a really cheery warm disposition she shares our passion for all things ‘people management’.
Previously working for a subsidiary of Canon (UK) Ltd a formidable brand in the international blue chip market she lead a number of significant HR projects including compliance and audit and as such she is not unaccustomed to ‘change’!
Not content with her native bonny Scotland (she likes to travel) she led the HR team at The Newmarket Group so she is no newcomer to excellence in customer service, the travel trade and of course HR!
Providing empirical all – encompassing healthcare support is an effective way of improving your employees well-being, performance and loyalty so we are delighted and proud to say we have a long association with the team at YourGP. A private company offering an independent and bespoke Occupational Health Service, they are dynamic and supportive in their approach, with personal attention being given to both you and your employees. Having used the practice many times in the past we are delighted to say that their advice is always comprehensive, impartial and flexible to the needs of your business, solutions are tailored and realistic. Like us they are proactive in their approach so advice is not simply mechanistic but hands-on and timely. As a multi – disciplinary health care organisation you have the opportunity of tapping into their diverse offerings as part of their commitment to employee ‘health engagement’ and wellbeing.
ACOSVO is a unique membership organisation for Third Sector CEOs and Senior Leaders within the Voluntary Sector.
ACOSVO exists to support, strengthen, and inspire leaders. Working in alignment with ACOSVO’s philosophy and vision, pHReedom HR offers ACOSVO ‘special’ membership benefits in an effort to help and support those leaders who need HR resources, guidance, and advice.
Full details, including our 1-hour complimentary Consultancy Session, can be found at www.acosvo.org.uk