About us

Our HR consultancy services provide focused and managed solutions to support a wide range of business issues.

About Helen McDougall

Helen McDougall is an experienced senior HR practitioner.

Further to obtaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, a Masters in Strategic Human Resource Management and an LL.B Hons, Helen has worked in HR management since 1994, providing support, advice, and guidance to the public, private and third sectors.  

In 2009 Helen established her own business working with various organisations at HR Director and Manager level, advising supervisors, managers, CEOs, MDs, and Boards of Directors and Trustees.  

Helen’s knowledge and professionalism allows her to deliver practical people management solutions for businesses, whatever stage they are at in terms of growth and development. From business start-ups to established organisations, Helen can set up HR functions, develop and implement HR strategy, lead change on an interim consultancy basis, work on bespoke research and oversee project management. 

Helen has extensive knowledge of many business sectors (NHS, GP surgeries and Federations, housing, manufacturing, engineering, retail, leisure, hospitality, transport, professional services, utilities etc.).  In addition, as a previous Board Member of two CIC’s and a Trustee of a local charity, has a great degree of knowledge appertaining to working with the charitable sector.

Helen’s impressive background includes specialist areas such as complex employee relations issues, job evaluation, pay and grading system review and design and planning, TUPE and leading major restructures.  

Underpinning Helen’s HR solutions approach is her belief in best practice HR compliance and getting the basics right to facilitate developing good businesses through the best people.



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Why Choose Us?

Over 25 Years Experience

Personal, Prompt & Dedicated Service

Honest and practical advice for HR issues

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We work with a wide range of business across the North East, to provide practical services and honest advice on employment law and people management issues. Here is what some of our clients have to say about working with us.

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