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Hiring an outsourced HR consultancy is a smart move for small to medium sized businesses. You may not be able to afford, or indeed need, a full-time HR resource but as soon as you manage staff, it won’t be long before you start having people related questions.


I’m Diane Secker and I can help answer those questions. With over 20 years experience in HR, there’s not much I haven’t seen before. I’m a fully qualified CIPD HR professional and a gold member of HR Independents. I understand that having people issues is stressful and can be frustrating, especially if you aren’t 100% sure of the relevant employment law.

Whether you need an employment contract, a set of policies, or support to grow or downsize your team, or have concerns about employees along the way, it is worth bringing in someone you can rely on to help bring problems to a swift resolution.



I find people fascinating. I enjoy learning about people and what makes them tick. I draw on my HR experience working for organisations including ITV Network Ltd and The British Medical Association and more recently across a range of businesses including a global marketing agency, a law firm, a biotech, as well as smaller agencies and consultancies and micro businesses of less than 10 people.

I’ll spend time to understand how your business works, what your people goals are and how your people are motivated. With a trusted HR partner, you can be certain of making your business a great place to work. Clear and timely communication at all levels in your company is key to running a successful business. When your team is informed, happy and motivated, your productivity and profitability increases.


However, people management can bring challenges including handling complaints, disciplinaries and grievances, improving poor performance and managing absence and long-term ill health. When you need to handle a sensitive matter with your employee, having an external resource can make the process much smoother and less stressful for all. 


"It has been a weight off my shoulders, having Diane and her expertise deal with a demanding disciplinary case. I can’t thank her enough for the ease of communication, the smooth conduct and professionalism she brought to this case and to our organisation”
Sean Collen, Executive Director

"Diane has worked with a number of my clients to provide support on complex employee relations issues including coaching the managers through these processes. Her skills and experience have been very beneficial to myself and my clients and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Diane to others looking for assistance in this area." Emma Ferry, MD, Bluestone HR


Accord HR Consulting can work with you and your managers to resolve difficulties and create the sort of culture that attracts and retains the best talent in your industry. For HR consultancy that helps put your company at the top of the list of best workplaces, get in touch today on 07890 545726 or email’s talk.


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