The Business Springboard

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About Us

Joanne Vose
Claire Rolston

Like you, we are business folk, each with our own specialism.

Our clients tell us they value our business expertise, creativity, integrity and down-to-earth approach.

Together with our team of specialist trainers and facilitators, our aim is simple: to enhance participants’ ability, knowledge, motivation and understanding, resulting in tangible business results.

Joanne Vose

After 14 years industry experience in senior level HR roles, Joanne set up Red Elephant HR to offer HR consultancy and training solutions to businesses of various sizes and across many sectors.

Joanne is passionate about people and truly believes that if you have the right people with the right skills and you manage, motivate and develop them in the right way your business will be more successful.

Joanne’s consultancy and training is valued by her clients for her practical and business orientated approach, providing a complete people management solution to support organisational goals.  Joanne has also lectured on an MBA programme where her ‘real life’ approach was valued by her students.

Joanne holds an MA in Human Resource Management, is a fully qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and is committed to her own professional development.

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Claire Rolston

Claire is a lawyer who founded CLR Law in 2010, when she wanted to break free from the traditional law firm model in order to offer a more flexible and accessible service to businesses and employees.

She has practised law since 2001 and has a wealth of experience specialising in employment law, making her an expert in her field.

Claire covers all aspects of employment law and clients welcome her clear advice, straight talking attitude and no-nonsense approach. She has worked with a range of clients from SMEs to PLCs, local councils to schools and charities. Claire also has a great deal of experience in the food manufacturing industry, having undertaken the role of Interim Senior Employment lawyer at Northern Foods plc where she worked closely with the HR Directors and Managers across the different divisions to provide both day to day and strategic advice.

Claire obtained a Masters degree in employment law and relations in 2008 and she is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association. She presents regular seminars and training workshops on all aspects of HR and employment law. 

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