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Human Resources

HR Business Partnering and Employee Relations

HR Business Partnering

Working across the University our HR Business Partners are dedicated human resources professionals providing strategic support for University leadership. Partnered with the University Executive and their extended teams, they offer guidance to enable the delivery of key people initiatives which in turn maximises organisational performance.  

The team are:

Directors

Roberta Head: HR Director, Client Services.

Sarah Hollowbread: HR Director, Service Delivery, HR BP for Vice-Presidents.

HR Business Partners

Sarah Flynn: Faculty of Arts & Humanities; FOS; VC Office.

Jacqui Glynn: Finance, Planning & Analytics; iSolutions; Research & Innovation Services.

Cathie Holmes: Estates & Facilities; Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences.

Karen Payso: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences; Legal Services & Governance.

Ruth Nash: Faculty of Medicine; Change Portfolio Office.

Caroline Norris: Faculty of Social Sciences; Human Resources; Health, Safety & Risk.

Charlotte Solway: Engagement and Advancement; Residences; Office of the Academic Registrar; Student & Education Services; Library; Careers & Employability, Widening Participation & Social Mobility; Global Recruitment & Admissions.

Recruitment & Talent

Caroline Milligan: HR Business Partner, Talent & Recruitment.

Ita Holmes: Recruitment and Talent Specialist.

Industrial Relations

Luke Kelly, Industrial Relations Business Partner.

Lucy Grant, Industrial Relations Officer.

Employee Relations Case Management

Our Employee Relations case management team, provide a proactive, responsive and compliant advisory service; supporting with full case management and consultations on employment-related matters.   Procedural information, guidance and support is also available on our Employee Relations Toolkit.

The team are:

Lucie Chick: Employee Relations Lead

Rebecca Applegate: Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences.

Tara Crawley: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences; Legal Services.

Carly Crossfield: Faculty of Medicine; iSolutions; Change Portfolio Office.

Josh Harris: Faculty of Arts & Humanities; Estates & Facilities; VC Office.

Samantha McLaughlin: Finance, Planning & Analytics; iSolutions; Research & Innovation Services.

Carol Read: Faculty of Social Sciences; Health, Safety & Risk.

Andrea Turner: Engagement and Advancement; Residences; Office of the Academic Registrar; Student & Education Services; Library; Careers & Employability, Widening Participation & Social Mobility; Global Recruitment & Admissions. 

 

If you have an employee relations issue which you would like advice on please contact Ask HR in the first instance: Ask_HR@soton.ac.uk.

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