About Christine Pratt
Christine PrattHR & Diversity Management
Christine specialises in delivering Independent Workplace Investigations and a Settlement Agreement service via hrdiversity.co.uk. Her objective is to help employers remedy in-house contentious issues amicably, which in turn keeps potential business risk and legal cost to a minimum and also keeps Employment Tribunal statistics down. Ultimately, everyone wins.
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About Christine Pratt
FOUNDER OF HR & DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT LIMITED
FInstLM & FCMI (CIPD qualified).
Christine is a mother and grandmother and lives in Wiltshire with her husband David. She has worked in personnel management for over two decades and is passionate about equality and fairness in the world we work in through the implementation of open and transparent employment policies and procedures. Born in the month of September (Libra and the Scales of Justice), Christine describes herself as someone who is passionate about law and justice, capable of seeing both sides of a legal argument and skilled at resolving work-related contentious issues.
Christine studied personnel management in 1997 at both Farnborough and Sunningdale College. She went on to become HR Director in both the Public and Private sectors. In 2003 she founded HR & Diversity Management Limited, a Consultancy established to provide bespoke, practical, solutions (via a UK-wide helpline) for both employers and employees struggling with work-related issues. Today, HR & Diversity Management is an award-winning firm acknowledge very recently as ‘Best Workplace Conflict Resolution Company 2017’ by the Business Enterprise body.
Christine specialises in delivering Independent Workplace Investigations and a Settlement Agreement service. Her objective is to help employers remedy in-house contentious issues amicably, which in turn keeps potential business risk and legal cost to a minimum and also keeps Employment Tribunal statistics down. Ultimately, everyone wins.
Quite separately, Christine founded the UK’s well-known National Bullying Helpline which provides assistance to children and adults in the home, the community, schools and the workplace. The helpline has been known to save lives of those at risk of self-harm or harm from a third-party. Ironically, most of the advice provided via The National Bullying Helpline is based on models, strategies and approaches already applied in the world we work in today.
Christine is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership of Management (ILM) and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and one of her proudest career moments was to be invited to participate on a 2007 panel which debated and drafted The ACAS Code of Practice – reflected in employment policies & procedures across the UK today.